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Transferring Large Sums of Money to and from the UAE

The unique positioning of the United Arab Emirates in the world of business and trade is undeniable. The UAE is a genuine business hub that go above and beyond its strategic location. It has to do with the lack of…

Jack Ma Outlines Succession Plan for Alibaba in Powerful Letter

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) today announced that one year from today, September 10, 2019, chief executive officer Daniel Zhang will succeed Jack Ma as chairman of the board of Alibaba Group. Mr. Ma will continue as executive chairman…

WeWork Announces $500 Million Series B Investment in WeWork China

WeWork Companies (“WeWork”) today announced a $500 million Series B investment in WeWork China led by Trustbridge Partners (“Trustbridge”), Temasek, the SoftBank Group (“SoftBank”), the SoftBank Vision Fund (“Vision Fund”) and Hony Capital. This funding will accelerate WeWork’s growth in…

RTA Opens Registration for the Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai opens today, May 1st, 2018, the registration for the Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport through the website www.sdchallenge.com. HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors…

UAE Cybersecurity Startup VUL9 to Jointly Service Government of Sudan with NCTR

On April 3rd, UAE based cybersecurity company VUL9 Security Solutions signed an MoU with Sudan’s Nile Centre for Technology Research, in preparation for a comprehensive partnership that will see the two entities work closely on revamping cybersecurity efforts across government…

Entrepreneur Struggle: What To Do When A Client Won’t Pay (Infographic)

Collecting invoice payments from clients should be a simple, routine process, with all settling up within a 30 day (or otherwise agreed) period. Unfortunately, however, everyone in business is, at some stage, met with a client who won’t, or can’t,…

Instaclass.com Online Tutoring Platform Officially Launches In the Middle East

Instaclass.com, the online learning platform for all, has announced the official launch of its operation in the Middle East today. Instaclass.com platform is a revolutionary tool that connects learners and tutors throughout the region via online interactive video sessions, covering a wide…

Sooner Than you Think: The Trillionaire Rich List (Infographic)

We’ve all heard of the Forbes Rich List (known as ‘The World’s Billionaire’s list’), but will we ever see a trillionaires rich list? The chances are that yes we will, but who exactly will the lucky few be? We’ve estimated…

Global Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs to Gather in RAK for the Young Global Leaders Summit

The founder of the UAE’s largest law firm, Essam Al Tamimi, and Silicon Valley venture capitalist, Guy Kawaski, will join Indian YouTube sensation, Varun Pruthi, at Ras Al Khaimah’s Young Global Leaders Summit. Organised by the regional business and policy…

VUL9 and M3KOD Announce Partnership to Bring Web and Mobile Development Know How to the UAE

Morocco is not alway synonymous with technology and startups, yet UAE based cybersecurity company VUL9 didn’t think twice before reaching out to Morocco based startup M3KOD in order to bring Moroccan web development know-how to the UAE. VUL9 Security Solutions,…

Homegrown Cybersecurity Startup VUL9 Raises New Funding, Now Valued at $3 Million

VUL9 Security Solutions, a homegrown cybersecurity startup based out of the UAE, has raised a fresh round of funding from two influential KSA investors, bringing the value of the 1 year old company to over $3 Million. This is good…

Blackjack and Business: The Unlikely Recipe for Financial Success

It’s not the most common piece of business advice, but being an entrepreneur and building a financial fortune is a lot like being a professional blackjack player. As you’ll find out on your journey through the world of business, though,…

Top 10 Productivity Tools Every Modern Entrepreneur Should Use

Nowadays, it has become a necessity to multitask effectively, especially for businessmen. Any entrepreneur knows that productivity is essential for his success. In order to reach your goals, you must attain results in every activity you commence. In the present…

Why Failure and Success Coexist In Harmony

Heartbreak absolutely sucks. Now that might not be the most optimistic opening, but tell me it isn’t true. I don’t know, maybe it’s because I’ve gone through and dealt with it for years now, draining all my emotions and usually driving me…

VUL9 Security Solutions Enters Moroccan Market, with Manageo.ma as First Partner

UAE based Cybersecurity company VUL9 Security Solutions is making fresh strides in the Moroccan market after recently signing a security audit agreement with Manageo.ma, a leading CRM and ERP solutions provider in Morocco. The agreement comes at a time when…

The Emotional War of Entrepreneurship

The turnaround speed in your adjustment to an issue is usually an unbelievable proxy to your success as an entrepreneur. So regardless of what it is you are trying to pursue or accomplish, whether it’s selling baseball cards or creating…

Alabbar’s Digital Revolution Needs An Adequate Cybersecurity Strategy

As if there isn’t enough evidence already to support the alarming need for a better cybersecurity strategy across the GCC’s digital landscape, the recently revealed cyberattack against Saudi Arabia is a stark reminder about the cyber threats the region is facing today….

Never Too Late To Start: How to Become a Web Developer

Web developers make the magic happen online. I don’t have to tell you that web development is one of the most exciting fields in the world right now, but I’m sure you’re already thinking: how on earth would I learn this…

MAGNiTT Report: State of MENA Startups 2016

One year since their launch, MAGNiTT are proud to release statistics on the#STATEOFMENASTARTUPS through an informative infographic. About MAGNiTT: MAGNiTT is an online platform to help the MENA ecosystem connect. It is aimed towards entrepreneurs, investors, ecosystem supporters and service providers….

10 Scam Proof Ways to Make Money from Home Using Your Skill and the Internet

The world-wide web offers plenty of opportunities to individuals looking to earn an income. However, scouring through job placements over the internet has one major risk – Deception! Many websites offer lucrative jobs for small upfront fees and promise you…