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Roadmap to Abu Dhabi: Access to talent

“In order to attract the brightest and boldest thinkers and to sustain Abu Dhabi’s position as a centre of tech innovation, we are focusing on world-class education, research and development...

Roadmap to Abu Dhabi: Access to capital

The MENA region has emerged stronger and more resilient from the Covid-19 pandemic. Increasing access to capital for startups in Abu Dhabi means entrepreneurs can seize this moment as an...

Meet the startup fighting for financial inclusion

The co-founder of financial services platform Rise explains how her business is putting migrants back in charge of their finances, and how the startup is benefitting from being part of...

New webinar series for Abu Dhabi startups

On 6 October 2020, the Abu Dhabi government kicked off a series of webinars to rival some of the best TED Talks in business. Focusing on the work being done...

How ADGM makes doing business in Abu Dhabi easy

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) is a thriving, robust international financial centre that operates under English Common Law. Founded in 2015, it offers a modern business infrastructure and a holistic...

High quality healthcare in Abu Dhabi

When it comes to healthcare, every country offers a different approach, and it’s always helpful to have international networking so that best practice can be shared. The UAE is currently...

Meet the American startups thriving in Abu Dhabi

With the massive economic downturn brought on by the recent pandemic, many US business owners have their hands full securing new lines of investment and diversifying their revenue streams. While...

Meet the UK startups thriving in Abu Dhabi

With the massive economic downturn brought on by the recent pandemic, many British business owners have their hands full securing new lines of investment and diversifying revenue streams as much...

The future of proptech is in Abu Dhabi

Anyone who’s been to the UAE or even seen aerial shots of the country knows how quickly the construction and property markets move there, with high-rise buildings and new developments...