A range of initiatives such as new visa regulations has led to a major spike in entrepreneurs deciding to set up businesses in the UAE.
startAD, the Abu Dhabi based global accelerator powered by Tamkeen and anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED), has opened applications for Ibtikari 5.0, an intensive five-month incubation program aimed at helping UAE nationals advance their tech startups. Registration is available here and the deadline to apply is September 5, 2019.
Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Chairman Peter Lam and Executive Director Margaret Fong, together with Edward Yau, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), met with members of the media today to introduce measures to support local businesses, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), to tackle challenges resulting from current economic uncertainties and the Sino-US trade conflict.
This year’s edition of the annual SME Beyond Borders Dubai, which took place today, (Wednesday, March 6, 2019) at the JW Marriot Marquis, Dubai organized by SME Advisor brought together 10 leading global experts to throw spotlight on enterprise owners in preparing for the future; exploring the key factors that will influence the future of business and getting an insight of trends and technologies that will likely emerge over the next decade.