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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…

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All You Need to Know About The iPhone 8 Rumours (Infographic)

2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the Apple iPhone. The smartphone has been the most iconic device in mobile technology. Spectators are predicting a big release by Apple to mark the occasion. Many believe that they will skip the 7s…

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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…

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10 Things You Might Not Have Known About Google

As the saying at every graduation ceremony goes, “Thank you Google, Wikipedia and Sparknotes for helping me get this diploma”… Well, Google became a long time ago one of the few services we can’t imagine life without, but while we…

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Unleash 2016 Speakers Spotlight: Cesare Cacitti

16 years old. Italy’s youngest startupper. Passionate technologist and innovator. Built a 3D printer alone at the age of 13. Cesare Cacitti is a 16 years old Maker. When he was 9 he built a push button lock while his…

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VUL9 Security Solutions: Cybersecurity Online Courses Guide for Startups

Cybersecurity is no joke, especially for new startups who can’t afford building a vulnerable digital infrastructure that lets hackers access user data, financial information or IP. Below is a list of online courses on cybersecurity that every startup founder ought…

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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…

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Sharjah Bridal Fair Launches “Young Fashion Awards 2016” for Up-and-coming Female Designers in the UAE

The Sharjah Bridal Fair (SBF) has launched the “Young Fashion Awards 2016”, which will be held at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre (JRCC) from 19 to 22 May 2016. The awards, which are open to female Emiratis or UAE…

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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…

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Recap: 11th Edition of the MENA Cristal Innovation & Digital Congress

The 11th edition of the MENA Cristal Innovation & Digital Congress took place on February 18 at the Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach. Over 300 delegates and 30 speakers from the MENA region took part in the event, each with a…

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Book Your Spot: MENA Cristal Innovation & Digital Congress – February 18

The MENA Cristal Innovation & Digital Congress is an event tailored for Marketers and the Advertising industry. This year, the 11th Edition is held in Dubai on February 18th @Sofitel Jumeirah Beach. Attendees will benefit from regional and international expertise, through…

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UAE Innovation: Winners of UAE Drones for Good Award Announced

The winners of the UAE Drones for Good Award have been announced! The 2016 edition of the innovative competition launched in Dubai and championed by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid has awarded the national champion 1 Million dirhams, while the…

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Mindshare’s “Content Decoded” Wraps Up in Dubai

Mindshare, which is part of WPP, is a global media agency network helping clients to make collaborative and adaptive decisions across their paid, owned, and earned marketing in real-time. “Content Decoded,” the agency’s themed annual media summit, came to a…

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Time For An Upgrade: 5 Top Smartphones You Should Expect in 2016

New and more high-tech smartphones are set to take the industry by storm this year. According to eMarketer, nearly 2 billion people worldwide will get a new smartphone in 2016, especially with the new innovative features that are expected to…

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Innovation & Digital Cristal Congress: The Go To Event For All Things Digital

The flagship event Innovation & Digital Cristal Congress is back again this year with an exciting lineup of panels, sessions and a new MENA Start-ups contest that is sure to leave the audience begging for more! Let’s improve the standards…

Developers and Designers: Let’s Give a Toast to Entrepreneurship!

Global Startup Battle is going on all over the world, with startup enthusiasts, developers, and designers fighting for the realization of ideas like never before. Of course, Dubai is having it’s fair share, too. ​ The theme “Your City. Your…

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The Future Is Here: Dubai Is Giving Firefighters $200,000 Jetpacks to Fight Skyscraper Fires

You’d be surprised with what you can find in Dubai, from Lions riding in the back of their owner’s cars to skyscrapers twisting in the air, Ferrari and Bugatti police units and zip lines cutting through dancing fountains next to the…

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LaunchScale: A Snapshot of The Startup Scene in San Francisco

According to Angel List, there are over 11000 startups in San Francisco. That is as much as the startups in Oceania, Africa, and South America combined. In one city. So, what a better way to experience the vibe than attend one…

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Cyber Security:  The Employees Are Our Weakest Link

On October 5-6, the Cyber Security for Critical Assets – MENA was held in Dubai and was organized by Qatalyst Global. I was honored to be the Chairman of a Panel discussion with panelists hailing from various industries:  Du Telecomms (Telecommunications), Air…

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Steve Jobs Said It Best: Marketing is About Values (Video)

There is so much noise out there when it comes to the how and why of marketing. Thousands of marketing experts and gurus line up to throw some BS here and there, and show you how to market your product and…