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Saudi Arabia Proposes An eCommerce Law

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry has recently released a draft for the first eCommerce law in the country. The eCommerce market share in Saudi Arabia will hit $13.3 billion in 2015, according to research published by a Dubai-based web design and development company.Saudi Arabia...
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StartUp Chile Launches SCALE, A Follow-on fund For High potential Portfolio Companies

International Edition In 2010, the country of Chile launched StartUp Chile to transform itself into a global innovation hub boasting a vibrant local ecosystem of global minded entrepreneurs. Since the creation of Start-Up Chile, Chile has attracted over 1,000 startups from more than 75 countries....
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Dubai Becomes The First City In The World To Formally Adopt Biodiesel

Dubai is once again creating a world first as Dubai Municipality today signed a ground-breaking agreement with Neutral Fuels LLC to replace diesel in its vehicles with clean biodiesel. With the agreement, Dubai will become the first city in the world to formally adopt biodiesel made 100% locally from...
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Middle East And Africa Will Have The Strongest Mobile Data Traffic Growth With 72 Percent CAGR By 2017

Middle East and Africa region is consuming mobile data like sucking on water. Recently CISCO has released a report for mobile network traffic which forecasts the mobile traffic growth in the coming 5 years. Global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014. Middle East and Africa grew 107 percent....
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Global Cleaning Platform Helpling Launched In UAE

Helpling, the global online platform for home cleaning services, has announced its launch in Dubai today. The innovative location-based service enables people to book professional cleaners within 60 seconds. The launch in the UAE reinforces Helpling’s status as the world’s most widely available online...
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What Are The Most Important Barriers For Clean Tech In Middle East?

EY has recently released a survey report for adoption of Clean Tech in Middle East and North Africa region. Across the GCC, the Levant and North Africa, insufficient government policy frameworks and regulations continue to be the largest barrier. This barrier has continued to grow in importance over...
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Generate Electricity From Solar Panels And Save On Electricity Bill In Dubai

DEWA releases standards for photovoltaic systems and invites manufacturers to submit applications Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) has released the standards for installing photovoltaic panels to produce electricity from solar power in buildings in Dubai. The step supports the Smart Dubai...
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Nexthink Secures $14.5 million Funding From Qatar’s Mannai Corporation

Nexthink®, the unique provider of End-user IT Analytics, today announced 60% year-on-year growth in 2014 and continuing momentum into 2015 with its flagship event Analytics’15. In addition, Nexthink has secured $14.5 million in a Series D round of funding, led by Auriga Partners with participation...
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Ankur Capital: An Investment Fund Creating An Impact In Rural India

Impact investment fund, Ankur Capital, has invested in three early-stage ventures that focus on rural markets. We caught up with Rema Subramanian, one of the co-founders of Ankur Capital at Women in STEM conference to get in insight about impact investing in India. Rema comes from a finance background...
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Technology Investors Hold The Key To Solving Unemployment In The Middle East

Creating a virtuous circle that will have exponential positive impact on the future of the Arab region, both economically and socially, may seem to be a daunting task, but Arab business leaders who converged at DAVOS this weekend to debate global issues for a better tomorrow, may have come closer to...
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