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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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Big Win For Women At Women In STEM 2015 Conference And Awards

Women in STEM Hackathon, Conference & Awards closed curtains on a stimulating Conference with speakers from across all regions exploring topics of interest and the Awards Gala Dinner to end the night on a fantastic buzz. At the opening note at the Women in STEM 2015 Awards ceremony, Meera Kaul, Global...
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Reprocessing Can Cut the 150 Tonnes of Medical Waste In GCC

Miele Professional, the industry focused arm of the German manufacturer of high-end domestic appliances and fitted kitchens, will showcase its latest additions to medical technology at Arab Health 2015, as hospitals in the Middle East demand more advanced methods of reprocessing medical equipment to...
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2GIS – An Interactive Mobile Business Directory For Dubai

Business networking and finding your way through the bustling city of Dubai just got easy with the recent launch of techno-savvy international directory service called 2GIS. Consisting of an accurate 3D map and a detailed directory with information of about 90,000 companies in Dubai, it has been conceptualized...
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Janampatri To Genomepatri ™ – A Startup That Maps Your DNA

When was the last time you did you did a DNA test to get an idea of what kind of diseases you are susceptible to? What if there is a technology which can tell you the following possibilities: - • How likely are you to become bald? • Are you likely to become a sprinter or a average runner? • How...
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WhatSIM Helps You Access WhatsApp On Roaming For Free

You read it right. An Italian company has launched WhatSim, a WhatsApp-only SIM that comes with a plan that will let you use the popular messaging app for free while travelling across about 150 countries. Manuel Zanella Rngineer, Founder and CEO of Zeromobile, the company behind WhatSim, says, “WhatsApp...
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UAE Hit by New Breed of CryptoLocker Ransomware

In the last couple days, IT security solutions vendor ESET has been observing a surge in a new type of cyber-attack. Dubbed CTB-Locker, it is a new variant of the ransomware family and is affecting organizations withing the GCC and in particular the UAE with ESET having recorded multiple incidents in...
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WhatsApp Is Now Available On Your Desktop Computer

Hai, If you are tired of using your fingers to type on your phone and stare at you mini mobile screen. WhatsApp developers have absolutely understood your pain and agony and have introduced the app on desktop. This was first announced on WhatsApp blog.  How does is work? It is a web interface and not...
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Water Surpasses Solar As The GCC’s Fastest Growing Renewable Technology

The Cleantech industry saw a sudden growth in confidence for water technologies in 2014, according to EY’s 4th MENA Cleantech Survey Report that was launched at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. The survey gauges the sentiment of senior industry executives on renewable energy implementation...
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