The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and IBM, under the umbrella of the Dubai Smart City initiative, recently launched the DubaiStartupHub, an online platform on IBM Cloud to support Dubai’s technology and startup ecosystem and provide integrated services and information. It offers a comprehensive search portal with a database and profile of Dubai-based tech… Read More..
Here are a few fun facts about the Middle East that I bet you haven’t seen on the news: Did you know that the Amazon of the Middle East, Souq.com, just raised global venture capital at a valuation of over $1 billion, or that the largest food-delivery service in Turkey, Dubai and beyond, Yemeksepeti, was… Read More..
Saudi Arabia has formally launched a new ICT startup ventures fund worth 500 million SAR, or about $133 million. Known as Riyadh Taqnia Capital, the fund was announced personally by Prince Dr. Turki bin Saud bin Muhammad of KACST, the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology. Partners will include Riyadh Financial Capital and several other Saudi holding… Read More..