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NMC Health the First Middle East Company to be Listed on the FTSE 100

NMC Health, the largest private healthcare provider in the United Arab Emirates, has just been promoted to the UK’s leading FTSE 100 index. The company has emerged as the first Middle Eastern company to be listed on such index, which…

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…

Manageo Awarded VUL9 Security Label After Meeting Thorough Security Standards

Manageo, the leading CRM and ERP solutions provider in Morocco, has accomplished the newly established VUL9 security label following a comprehensive security audit of its platform and its success in implementing all the security recommendations issued by the cybersecurity partner….

Van Cleef & Arpels Launches L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels in the Middle East

Van Cleef & Arpels announced today the forthcoming arrival of L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels (L’ÉCOLE) to Dubai later this year, marking the school’s first foray to the Middle East. The Paris-based school of jewelry arts will set up a…

Virtual Reality is the Future of the Gaming Industry

The future of gaming looks promising, and at times frightening. At the rate graphics have been developing, we’re getting closer to seeing life-like environments where gamers cannot differentiate between the virtual world and reality anymore. It comes as no surprise…

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…

ICD – Thomson Reuters Islamic Finance Development Report Strikes Positive Note

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, and the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector development arm of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), today released the key…

Thomson Reuters launch Venture Capital Report on Economic Development in Bahrain

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today released the findings of a Venture Capital Report on Economic Development in Bahrain. The report was launched at the World Islamic Banking Conference in Bahrain. The…

GCC Women Striving Professionally, but Expect Employment Difficulties

In light of the upcoming Arab Women in Leadership and Business Summit, Oxford Strategic Consulting compiled key findings from its GCC Employment Reports 2016 to help shed light on female aspirations and employment views across the region. The reports, which…

Swedish Technology Company Anima Launches Kronaby

The Swedish technology company Anima announced the release date of Kronaby, a new contemporary watch brand. The first Kronaby watch will see the light on 26th January 2017 and will be available for exclusive pre-ordering within the European Union, at www.kronaby.com. The…

Champagne De Watère Wins the Prestigious Great Gold medal at IWGA 2016

The results of the International Wine Guide Awards 2016 are out and Champagne De Watère won the prestigious Great Gold medal for both of their Champagnes! Great Gold is only awarded when Gold is not sufficient and rarely occurs. This year,…

Expo 2020 Dubai’s Premier Partnerships Take off with Emirates Airline

Expo 2020 Dubai has announced Emirates Airline as its Official Airline Partner. The partnership, signed by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, and Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister…

Free Zone of the Future Program Launched by World Free Zones Organization

 World Free Zones Organization (World FZO) today launched the ‘Free Zone of the Future Program’ on day two of its 2nd Annual International Conference and Exhibition currently underway in Dubai. The Free Zone of the Future Program is an international initiative…

Disruptive Innovation in Diamond Investment: Shining Bright in an “Opaque” Market

Loose diamonds are the most concentrated form of portable wealth in the world and yet, due to what has been described as “opaque” trading practices in the commodity, they have remained an unregulated and non-interchangeable asset class – until now….

VUL9 Security Solutions: UAE’s Newest Cybersecurity Provider Warns of Weak Cyber Defences in the GCC

The recent Qatar National Bank data leak came as a reminder to companies and governments alike in the GCC that cybersecurity is no joke (Check if you have been affected by the leak here). Whether it is financial institutions, digital…

World Class Innovations Maintain Dubai’s Status as One of the World’s Top Investment Destinations

Dubai remains a key destination for global investors, as many of the city’s upcoming property developments are set to break dozens of Guinness World Records over the next few years—records that will be in good company with existing world record…

The Top 5 Traits Of The Best Startups In The Middle East

At the Seedstars World Finals in Switzerland earlier this month, there were two startups from the Middle East among the 12 finalists, and many more among the 50+ startups from around the world. Omniup Ads from Morocco and Yaqut from…

From Arabia to the World: Mandilicious to Bring Its Authentic Cuisine of Arabia to Canada

The highly acclaimed and popular restaurant chain in the Middle East, Mandilicious™, will soon open its doors in Canada, following a Master Franchise Agreement signed with a private investment group. The first outlet will open before summer 2016, in a…