Opportunity knocks

It’s shaping up to be a very eventful quarter in this part of the world, as a number of high-profile regional events descend on the UAE.

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Accelerator programme announced

i360accelerator, a 60-day innovation acceleration and seed funding program from i360hub, ischeduled to begin in November 2012.

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UAE tops regional cities survey

Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah are named the top three Arab cities in to live, according to a Bayt.com survey.

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DBWC session focuses on diamonds

The Network Majlis session hosted prominent gemologist Ziad Khaled who shed light on the diamond industry.

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Standing out in the search business

Salim Akil, founder of SearchInMENA.com talks to Joumana Saad about the challenges of setting up shop and the potential for this startup’s future.

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Maaloomatiia AG launch draws high interest
The Address Downtown, Dubai, witnessed the dynamic launch of Maaloomatiia AG (Arabian Gulf)  on 10th May. Seats for the event were at a premium as press and UAE Fortune 500 companies packed the venue. Maaloomatiia (Arabic word for information technology Informatica) provides organisations with data integration solutions to ease their struggles tying... Read more
The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Trade and Investment Promotion Department of the Ministry of External Relations of Brazil and the Brazilian Embassy in Algeria, is taking seven Brazilian companies to Djazagro – International Food Industry Exhibition to be held in Algiers, the Algerian capital, from 23rd to 26th April. The... Read more
UAE and Lebanon agree on plan to strengthen economic relations
HE Sultan Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, and HE Nicolas Nahhas, Lebanon’s Minister of Economy, decided to formulate an integrated action plan to further drive the economic relations between the two countries. The plan aims to strengthen cooperation in various economic sectors, specifically in the areas of investment,... Read more