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Which country has the best environment for Tech Startups in MENA?

The MENA region is trending on tech startups and its success, but more importantly, UAE is taking lead with its smooth business start-up systems and an enabling environment to support innovation. The Emirate has the highest number of venture capitals in the MENA region –currently possessing 19 venture capitals. According to founder and co-founders of tech start-ups, there is, even more, ease operating in a free zone as compared onshore, as free zones are indeed free from complex bureaucratic and regulatory procedures. The free zones help simplify things by aiding in areas such as visa acquisitions, residence permits, documentation and bank accounts. Series of success story testimonies within the tech start-up area makes it an attractive sector and a booming one for UAE. read more

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OTT Video Service Providers in the Middle East Harness the Power of Mobile Video Content to Redefine Television Viewership

Market has an opportunity to grow to 265 million viewers by 2020, according to Frost & Sullivan’s Digital Media team read more

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GENE EDITING, NEW MENTAL HEALTH, THE YEAR OF GIVING, AND HALAL TOURISM – NEW TRENDS IN MENA FOR 2017

WALTER THOMPSON MENA’S FUTURE 100 REPORT UNCOVERS DRIVERS OF CHANGE AND BEHAVIOUR ACROSS THE REGION, VITAL KNOWLEDGE FOR BRANDS KEEPING PACE WITH CONSUMER ATTITUDES read more

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New ‘State of Fintech’ report forecasts 250 Fintech startup launches by 2020

PAYFORT and Wamda publish “State of Fintech” a report to inform entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, financial sector and large corporations about MENA’s emerging Fintech industry read more

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Riskmap 2017: A Year of Acute Uncertainty for Business

The high levels of complexity and uncertainty attached to the key political and security issues for the year, highlighted by RiskMap, mean that boards will need to undertake comprehensive reviews of their approaches to risk management read more

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