#Digital Economy

IOTA launches $10m fund at Investopia 2024

IOTA launches $10m fund to support startups, venture projects

The fund seeks to enhance the trade technology landscape and foster a more interconnected, efficient, and accessible global trade system


Huawei advances Saudi cloud operation with new licence

The licencing allows Huawei Cloud to deliver cutting-edge Cloud Services to both public and private sectors across the kingdom and the wider region

Daily Insider: Saudi Arabia takes to the skies and the ‘cloud’

Not only is Saudi Arabia making waves with Riyadh Air, but it’s also attracting the world’s biggest tech players as Google unveils its new cloud region in the kingdom.

How Tonomus is transforming NEOM

Exclusive: Joseph Bradley on transforming NEOM into an epicentre of innovation

Tonomus CEO explains how NEOM’s first digital communications facility will connect the city to the world by rolling out and using cutting-edge telecommunications

Dubai Chamber attracts 69 startups in H1 2023

Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy attracts 69 startups in H1 2023

The chamber held meetings with multinationals, SMEs, startups and scale-ups during the first half of the year to showcase Dubai’s growth potential

Dubai bolsters its cybersecurity strategy

Dubai launches second cycle of its cybersecurity strategy

The city has emerged as a global leader in cybersecurity by implementing secure digital systems and adopting advanced technical solutions

Middle East venture capital market

The Middle East’s booming venture capital market

The drive for economic diversification and state-backed initiatives together with financial support for startups is fuelling Middle East’s venture capital industry

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From an idea to impact: Igniting innovation to thrive in today’s digital economy

What businesses must do to cultivate an innovative mindset as we move into the digital economy

Abu Dhabi foster innovation

Abu Dhabi expands patent service to foster innovation

Financial aid for all supported businesses will increase by up to 30 per cent to help inventors during the critical invention phase

Bahrain named president of DCO

Bahrain assumes presidency of Digital Cooperation Organization

Mohamed bin Thamer Al Kaabi, Bahrain’s Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, has been named as the new chairman of DCO’s council

Oman, Saudi Arabia sign executive programme for ICT infrastructure enhancement

Saudi Arabia, Oman sign executive programme to enhance ICT infrastructure

The programme will boost cooperation to enhance telecommunication and information technology infrastructure, and high-speed digital interconnection for data exchange

UAE's digital economy

UAE’s digital economy to reach $140bn in 2031: Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy

The chamber’s plans include attracting 300 digital startups and 100 tech experts to Dubai by 2024

UAE participates Arab League’s Economic and Social Council

UAE participates in Arab League’s Economic and Social Council

The UAE highlighted its initiatives to advance the process of joint Arab action in future economic sectors, including the Arab vision of the digital economy

The business ‘control tower’ – how to make the right moves in 2022

Businesses, with their control tower, will be better equipped to evaluate this new world

Dubai’s DIFC Courts launches specialised court for the digital economy

The new court aims to start providing services in the first quarter of 2022

Why carving out a career in gaming may be a promising prospect

The forecast for gaming looks extremely bright for the GCC market

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed launches new programme for coders in partnership with top tech giants

Sheikh Mohammed said the programme aims to train and attract 100,000 coders and establish 1,000 digital companies within five years

Sheikh Mohammed Digital Economy

Sheikh Mohammed says digital economy is next priority for UAE

The digital economy’s contribution to the UAE’s local GDP in 2019 reached 4.3 per cent