United Arab Emirates

UAE Targets ‘Hyperscale’ Cloud Computing to Boost Digital Economy
UAE Targets ‘Hyperscale’ Cloud Computing to Boost Digital Economy
January 08, 2023  |  Connected Economy

A new cloud business group in Dubai points to the growth of high-tech industries. With a plan to launch 100 new business groups by March...

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Dubai Chamber of Commerce Launches FinTech Business Group 
Dubai Chamber of Commerce Launches FinTech Business Group 
December 27, 2022  |  Fintech Investments

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce has launched a new FinTech- and payments-focused business group. The aim of the group is to bring together companies in...

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UAE Celebrates Knowledge-Based Economy This National Day
UAE Celebrates Knowledge-Based Economy This National Day
December 01, 2022  |  Mena

 In its 51 years of existence, the UAE has emerged as a regional superpower. This Friday (Dec. 2), as the United Arab Emirates (UAE) celebrates...

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Tech and Capital Markets Reform Fuel GCC IPO Boom
Tech and Capital Markets Reform Fuel GCC IPO Boom
November 29, 2022  |  Market Conditions

It’s been a dry year for initial public offering (IPO) volume around the world. But while most stock markets have experienced a decline in both...

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Strengthening Relations Help Bolster Israel-UAE FinTech Collaboration
Strengthening Relations Help Bolster Israel-UAE FinTech Collaboration
November 24, 2022  |  Fintech Investments

It’s been two years since a U.S.-brokered deal that normalized diplomatic relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2020, leading to the...

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The UAE Metaverse Healthcare Projects Pushing Medical Frontiers
The UAE Metaverse Healthcare Projects Pushing Medical Frontiers
October 19, 2022  |  Metaverse

As part of Dubai’s ambition to become a global center for metaverse business and technology, the emirate recently inaugurated its first hospital in the metaverse...

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Walmart-Backed Indian Startup Ninjacart Launches Import-Export Platform for GCC
Walmart-Backed Indian Startup Ninjacart Launches Import-Export Platform for GCC
September 19, 2022  |  International

Ninjacart, an Indian AgriTech startup backed by Walmart and Tiger Global, has expanded by launching the Ninja Global platform for agricultural import-export businesses in the...

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YAP CEO Says Collaboration, Not Competition, Creates More Wins for MENA Neobanks
YAP CEO Says Collaboration, Not Competition, Creates More Wins for MENA Neobanks
September 14, 2022  |  Digital Banking

Unconstrained by legacy systems, decades-long financial commitments and the obligations of a full banking license, digital banking apps are shaking things up and introducing a...

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Wio Digital Bank Launches in UAE With Initial Focus on SMBs
Wio Digital Bank Launches in UAE With Initial Focus on SMBs
September 13, 2022  |  Digital Banking

Wio, a government-backed digital bank, has launched in the United Arab Emirates. The bank’s business lines include digital banking, embedded finance and Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS), Reuters...

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