Insights on technology, real estate and FM @ Future Proof Conference, March 2019
Leading facilities optimisation provider Facilio brought together UAE’s top industry leaders to share best practices and experiences of tech–led transformation in the built environment
Q&A commentary from Paul Ducklin, senior technologist, Sophos:
Heightened investment in disruptive technologies and enterprise-class devices will empower the majority of front-line workers by 2023
FundedByMe, a leading global crowdfunding website that allows companies to raise funds by selling equity, trough equity crowdfunding, has recently launched operations at the DIFC after obtaining full equity crowdfunding license from the DFSA. Previous communication announced an “in principle approval” subject to specific conditions, like company incorporation that now have been met.
UAEpreneur – the initiative designed to support young entrepreneurs from the Middle East – selected 13 startups from more than 100 applicants to present to potential angel investors at the recent Investor Day in Dubai. Each startup made a five-minute pitch concluding with the ‘ask’ – the investment required to take their business to the next level. The 13 startups asked for a combined total of USD4.75m, with individual pitches ranging from USD100,000 to USD1million. Some of the startups are already in discussion with potential investors in the UAE.
The region ultimate events for Arabian thoroughbreds and the equine industry, kicks off today
Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan are a few of the countries, where ASHBURN International implements its large-scale projects. The company specializes in the development, implementation and maintenance of EFTPOS terminal networks and loyalty program solutions. The plans for the next 3-5 years include several Asian countries, Germany, the United Kingdom, as well as the markets of the USA and Africa.
By 2030, the number of sensors and devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to increase to about 125 billion worldwide
A Solo Art Exhibition by Haafiza Sayed at Studio 7
Summit to be followed by week of SANS cyber security training delivered by industry-leading experts
A 60/40 allocation to equities and bonds is no longer likely to be enough to offer investors the outcomes and diversification required to reach their long-term objectives – alternative investments are increasingly critical to the investor’s portfolio.