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District 2020 vision
District 2020: The human-centric smart city that will emerge from Expo 2020 Dubai, has revealed a range of main collaborations that will help curate its industrial transformation and startup culture, coinciding with UAE Innovates 2021, the annual UAE Innovation week. District 2020 is commemorating its contribution to promoting innovation in the...
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Introduction The concept of blockchains was combined with other technologies to create modern cryptocurrency by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. This technology gained widespread awareness and acceptance with the launch of Bitcoin in the year 2009. Blockchains are the foundation of cryptocurrencies and a simplified payment verification process. It’s expected blockchain technology will mature...
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It was very recently announced that the Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) has been working with SWIFT which is a worldwide supplier of secure transaction messaging systems. Their goal is to make additional upgrades to the speed and enhance the methods of cross-border transactions and that’s not all....
US Seized Domains
The US government has seized Iranian media outlet domains once more, this time targeting it's primary international news arm Press TV, it's Arab news arm Al-Alam and Al Masirah which is a Yemeni TV channel controlled by the Houthis in Yemen. This is the second time in less than 12...
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All across the Middle East and North Africa regions, there are small and medium sized enterprises which play a substantial role in economic growth. These types of businesses employee up to half of the workforce in the area, and are responsible for 70% of the total GDP. Unfortunately, these businesses...
Money laundering
In the complex digital world of today, the world of Fintech is ripe for growth. However, one of the concerns about growth for clients, investors, and staff is how it can be long-lasting and sustainable. The segment has grown dramatically with Fintech firms showing some of the very popular growth...
Top companies in MENA
The GCC dominates the top 50 list dominant by Saudi Arabia and it's flagship company Aramco followed by UAE being second on the list. 1. Company Name: Saudi Aramco International Rank: #5 Market Cap: $1.936 T Categories: Oil/ Gas/Energy Country: Saudi Arabia Founded on May 29, 1933, as California-Arabian Standard Oil, Saudi Aramco has grown into...
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FOODICS, a Saudia Arabia-based all-in-one restaurant management platform raised about a $20M Series B funding round at the start of the year. The funding round was led by Sanabil Investments and was also co-led by STV earlier this year. Other investors included Derayah, Endeavor Catalyst, and Elm in the...
women in technology
  16 of the top 100 companies in MENA (Middle East and North Africa) are led by extraordinary Women. Egypt had the majority closely followed by Saudi Arabia. Here are the 50 of the most Powerful Arab Women who are highly successful the business world in MENA primarily in the...
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The Detroit-and Dubai-based startup, DERQ has recently announced raising a $500k fund from Wadi Makkah Ventures as a feature of a pre-Series A round that incorporated a few other driving worldwide tech, investors and that’s not all. The venture, made in December 2020, brings the all-out reserves raised by...