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In view of financial literacy’s critical role in the success of an economy and sustainable development of a society, the UAE Banks Federation (UBF), has stepped up its efforts to increase the level financial awareness in the country. For organizations, financial knowledge is the foundation for long-term growth as understanding business finance enables companies and business owners to use appropriate information to make effective decisions. Basing financial planning on proper knowledge and skills will prepare business owners to build a viable business that will scale and withstand Market and economic downturns.

MENA Speakers launched KnoWho Market, a leading platform that connects corporations and organizations with experts and speakers to offer a job market place. KnoWho Market is matchmaking speakers and knowledge seekers for events, conferences, workshops and even on an individual basis. The ultimate knowledge-trading platform is available in the Middle East.

Broadening its reach and delivering valuable guidance to those with young ideas in the region, Sheraa (Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ajman University (AU) last week. The purpose of the MoU is to support activities that help bridge research and education with industry. The collaboration will also help students, educators, experts and companies identify real world problems and develop sustainable solutions.

The growing economic cooperation between the UAE and Tunisia and the attractive opportunities available in Dubai for Tunisian investors and entrepreneurs were among the topics of discussion during an engaging talk hosted by the Tunisian Business Council – Dubai and Northern Emirates with prominent UAE-based Tunisian entrepreneurs Daousser Chennoufi, CEO and Principal Architect of Draw Link Group (DLG), and Dr. Karim Fekih, Founder, The Clinic.

startAD, the innovation and entrepreneurship platform anchored at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), announced NEURAi as the winning startup of the hardware Venture Launchpad, an immersive 10-day program which recently drew to a close.