SME World

Dubai Internet City (DIC), the leading technology community in the region, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), a non-profit trade association and an apex body of the Indian IT Business Process Management (BPM) industry. The MoU is the first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and aims to attract and encourage Indian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to the UAE.

Dubai Startup Hub, an initiative of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has leveraged GITEX Technology Week 2018 to showcase its wide variety of programmes, initiatives and services catering to Dubai’s startup community in Dubai.

The Catalyst, a startup accelerator initiative between Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) and the international energy company BP, is seeking more UAE-based startups eligible for its next cycle of funding, training and mentorship at GITEX from October 14-18.

startAD, the accelerator and entrepreneurship hub anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi and powered by Tamkeen, announced Synx, Pand.ai, and AIMLedge as the winning startups of its inaugural Artificial Intelligence (AI) Venture Launchpad.

UAE-based businesses with a global footprint won the top awards at this year’s edition of the Gulf Capital SME Awards.