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DubaiStartupHub is the official online hub of the Dubai startup and technology ecosystem, bringing together every company, startup, investor, event, job, class, blog, video, workspace, accelerator, incubator, resource and organization.

DubaiStartupHub is designed for startups, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and technology enthusiast to meet, establish new connections, and create new partnerships that will foster innovation and stimulate local economic activity. It is the result of a unique public/private partnership between Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and IBM. DubaiStartupHub comes under the umbrella of Smart Dubai Initiative, representing a unique partnership between the public and private sector to foster innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Dubai Chamber

Since its formation in 1965, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has played a key role in representing, supporting and protecting the interests of the business community in Dubai. Its strategic goals of creating a favourable business environment, promoting Dubai as an international business hub, supporting the development of business and achieving institutional excellence and efficient management of resources, have been reinforcing the emirate’s position as a global hub for business and services.

A leading chamber of commerce in the Middle East, Dubai Chamber aims to strengthen the cooperation between Dubai’s public and private sectors and has established 27 sector-specific business groups and 46 country-specific business councils to enhance communication with all sections of the business community.

Dubai Chamber provides a range of value-added services to its members and the wider business community, including issuing certificates of origin, ATA Carnets, conducting business research and advocacy, offering mediation, arbitration and credit rating services, receiving and organising trade missions, participating in trade exhibitions and organising entrepreneurial training courses and workshops.

For more information visit www.dubaichamber.com

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IBM

IBM is a global technology and innovation company headquartered in Armonk, NY.

After nearly a century’s experience in Africa and more than six decades in the Middle East, IBM has made significant investments in the future of the Middle East and Africa and also in the development of local economies. With a direct presence in 30 countries across the region and a diversity of technical, client and research centers, IBM MEA is part of the region’s technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges.

As a technology leader, IBM helps boost capabilities in the Middle East and Africa. Across the region, IBM works with clients and partners, and is also helping in the development of skills and academic curricula, a business partner and independent software vendor (ISV) community, investing in pro-bono consulting with multiple Corporate Service Corps (CSC) projects, investing in research and development, as well as the alignment of industry expertise against the needs of the market.

Content Partners

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Potential.com develops STARS, by providing practical life-long learning programs to graduates, executives and entrepreneurs. A pioneer in educational technology “EdTech” and a leading provider of blended learning solutions across emerging markets, Potential.com empowers hundreds of thousands of individuals, and companies to perform at their very best.

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Fluidmeet is an online platform that connects business professionals to workspaces. The business model caters to the needs of professionals on an hourly, daily or monthly basis. Currently Fluidmeet spans GCC, headquartered in Dubai, and has future plans of going global.

Ecosystem Partners

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Smart Dubai is the government office charged with facilitating Dubai’s citywide smart transformation. To empower, deliver and promote an efficient, seamless and safe city experience for residents and visitors. In pursuit of its mission to make Dubai the happiest city on earth through technology innovation it is committed to a collaborative and agile approach to Dubai’s smart city transformation with empowering strategic partnerships.

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AstroLabs is an entrepreneurship platform in the MENA region. AstroLabs Dubai is home to innovative, technology startups from around the world. Astrolabs helps to scale up. Member companies access key resources like expert mentors and a mobile device lab. AstroLabs Academy develops and delivers the curriculum of top incubators and accelerators. They also run practical open classes on topics in digital business.

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On the Fourth Industrial Revolution, by Klaus Schwab - fal.cn/uvTo

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Excited to be part of Dubai Smart City Accelerator launched by HH Sheikh Ahmed @dsoftz  fal.cn/ulYv pic.twitter.com/qCOVAJqEI5 Retweeted by Dubai Startup Hub

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Dubai app Fetchr to expand in four markets after $41m funding round fal.cn/uluW

Dubai Startup Hub 4 weeks ago

From our workshop providing clarity on UAE Commercial Companies Law . Stay connected to our events on our website!… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Could Dubai be the next global startup hub? fal.cn/u_qW

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UAE sets up Dubai lab to design future with opening 2071 Zone fal.cn/ujxM

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#Dubai ruler @HHShkMohd launches Area 2071 start-up hub; the project is part of the UAE Centennial 2071 plan fal.cn/ujTZ

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May 25: Dubai Chamber & Noon invite you to a workshop to introduce you to Noon and its benefits for your business fal.cn/ujT5

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.@EssaAlzaabi at the closing ceremony of Arabnet, before the winners are announced pic.twitter.com/SxIgJhosxm

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CONGRATULATIONS to 1) @FriendyCar 2) Corporate Stack 3) Nester for winning a total of AED 150,000 at Dubai Smartpre… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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The winners for Dubai Smartpreneur Competition 2.0 will be announced at 530pm @ArabNetME Stay tuned and be the first to find out!

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Thank you to our judges today: Mr Khalid Al Razooqi, Dubai Police; Mr Tarek Daouk, Starcom; Dr Eyad Al Kourdi, Mas… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Pitch #10 @yallaship an app to facilitate easy cargo shipping #dxbsmartcomp #HappeningNow @ArabNetME pic.twitter.com/VkwE4DiMxz

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Pitch #9 @WYNSimulations -innovative learning solutions by offering game-based simulation training #dxbsmartcomptwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Pitch #7 Smart School Solutions, an app used by teachers, students and parents to learn and track progress… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Pitch #6 @NOWMoneyME offers app-based current accounts for people earning less than 5,000 #FinancialInclusiontwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Pitch #5 Nester, mobile based parking rental platform that connects parking owners with people looking for place to… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…