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Singapore office rents poised to rise fastest in the world this year

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A lack of office space could drive up rents at a faster pace in Singapore than anywhere else in the world this year, according...
Seedstars World focusing on MENA for start-up challenges

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Seedstars World is a global start-up challenge and arguably the only worldwide exclusive competition of its kind, purely focused on emerging economies and high-growth...
Dubai’s innovation hub In5 focuses on start-ups

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In5, the innovation hub launched by Dubai Internet City in 2013 aimed at supporting the development of the ICT start-up ecosystem in Dubai, has...
Dubai’s DEWA to make power grid smarter

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) said it has signed a contract with the Middle East branch of CESI, an Italian technical consulting and...
Singapore Airlines to end Cairo, Riyadh flights

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Singapore Airlines said on May 16 it will stop flying to Cairo and Riyadh from September 2014 because of "weak performance" on the routes. The...
Tapping the UAE’s digital opportunities

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Arabnet, the region’s hub for digital investment and innovation in the UAE, will host the ArabNet Digital Summit 2014 from June 3-5 at Atlantis...
DAFZA transforms into a wireless smart city

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Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) is transforming into a wireless smart city, becoming the first free zone in the region to integrate free WiFi...
University of Dubai and IBM to set up Smarter Cities Center of Excellence

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IBM and the University of Dubai on May 13 announced a plan to establish a Smarter Cities Institute. The center will be a venue...
New crowdfunding platform launched for the Middle East

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Mawwell, a new international rewards-based crowdfunding destination for creative and innovative projects, has recently launched its first crowdfunding platform for the Middle Eastern and...
‘Mompreneurs’ enter business stage in Dubai

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Dubai’s aspiring mum entrepreneurs on May 10 and 11 had the opportunity to showcase their products and services at Mom Souq’s first stand-alone Mompreneur...
Morocco’s StartupYourLife announces two new partnerships

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Moroccan entrepreneur network StartupYourLife inked two new partnerships in May, in an attempt to bring more visibility to Moroccan start-ups on an international scale, Wamda...
Dubai start-up plans to introduce 400 Bitcoin-enabled ATMs

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After revealing its first Bitcoin-enabled ATM in Dubai Media City in April, Dubai-based IT start-up Umbrellab said it plans to activate 400 cash machines...
Dubai’s crowdfunding platform Eureeca attracts more start-ups

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Based in Dubai, Eureeca, an investment crowdfunding platform, has continued to grow according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Since their launch...
Lebanese startup goes global

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Despite an underdeveloped telecommunication infrastructure compared to its regional peers, Lebanon has managed in the past few years to lay the foundations of a...
Middle East a hotbed for Indian start-ups

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Indian start-ups are eager to sell technology-enabled services and products in global markets are finding customers in the Middle East, the Economic Times reported....
Dubai’s Expo 2020 to help boost region’s economies

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The economic impact of World Expo 2020 in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) is valued $24.5 billion, according to a statement by...
Pakistan start-up hopes for a global hit with xGear

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Pakistan-based startup xGear is preparing to go global with a gadget that gives drivers detailed data about their journey and their vehicle, Tech in...
Dubai Canal project to boost real estate and tourism

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The planned Dubai Canal project will boost both tourism and real estate investment in the Emirate thanks to the addition of 6 kilometers of...