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Middle East

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...
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...
Egypt start-up to take on traffic congestion problems

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Egypt-based IT startup has developed a mobile car-sharing application to solve Cairo's complicated traffic problem, Wamda reported. Hayk Hakobyan, one of three cofounders of KarTag, a...
Silicon Valley venture fund seeks Middle East capital for startups

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A new venture fund, the Fenox Global Fund IV, seeks to invest $100 million in seed, Series A and pre-IPO funding throughout the US,...
Largest US real estate franchise comes to Dubai

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IFA Hotels & Resorts, the largest foreign investor on the Palm Jumeirah, announced that it has been awarded the first Middle East master franchise...
Dubai short of half a million construction workers

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Dubai’s construction and real estate sectors are facing a combined manpower shortfall of up to 500,000 heading into 2015, according to the findings of...
Middle East embarks on smart urban development

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The Middle East is at a “tipping point” in its level of maturity and understanding of smart urban development, according to Atkins design director...
Oman exploring business opportunities in Brunei

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A senior trade delegation from Oman will visit Brunei Darussalam to explore new business and investment opportunities in renewable energy, food processing and manufacturing,...
Saudi, UAE lead $1.5-trillion Middle East construction market

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Some 60 per cent of the $2.5 trillion worth of projects in the Middle East and North Africa region are taking place in the...
Saudi Arabia has the most mega projects

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More than $1.4 trillion worth of mega projects are currently under execution in the Middle East and North Africa, according to a new report...
Garuda has ambitious targets for 2014

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Indonesia's flagship carrier Garuda has embarked on a business expansion strategy to tap the growing aviation market potential in the country, its president director...
Australia to attract up to 10 ASEAN budget airlines

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Australia close to attracting service by the end of 2014 from at least three new Southeast Asian carriers. Up to 10 Southeast Asian carriers,...
Cityscape Egypt reveals exhibitor list

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Cityscape Egypt, one of the leading real estate exhibitions in the Middle East to be held from April 9-12 in Cairo, is set to...
Registrations for Cityscape Abu Dhabi up 26%

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Preregistered visitors for the upcoming Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2014, one of the emirate’s most prominent real estate show, have increased by 26 per cent...
Turkey property grows popular among foreign investors

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Turkey continues to occupy a top spot for property price growth, according to several market analyses highlighted by Istanbul-based property firm Universal 21. According to...
Bahrain Bay project gets investment boost

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Indian real estate firm Ajmera Mayfair Realty Group has confirmed its interest to increase current investment in Bahrain Bay Development from $30 million to...
This was the Tasweek tweetchat

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Tasweek's real estate channel on Investvine held its first tweetchat today with topics revolving around Dubai's newly refound role as a property investment star...
Mecca property sales quadruple in 2013

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Sales values and volumes have risen by up to four times in the holy city of Mecca within 2013, even though land prices are...