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Startup Spotlight: Now Money

Startup Spotlight: Now Money

NOW Money uses cutting edge mobile banking technology to improve the lives of low income migrant workers in the UAE. They help workers access banking and remittance services otherwise out of reach, for the first time providing them with direct access to a current account, debit card and remittance service directly from the NOW Money smartphone app and service center.

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Startup Spotlight: Now Money

NOW Money uses cutting edge mobile banking technology to improve the lives of low income migrant workers in the UAE. They help workers access banking and remittance services otherwise out of reach, for the first time providing them with direct access to a current account, debit card and remittance service directly from the NOW Money smartphone app and service center.

Startup Spotlight: Smart Labour

Startup Spotlight: Smart Labour.
Imagine a world where a carpenter books his flight back home on discounted rates, a housemaid learns Arabic and English to communicate with her employers and a taxi driver is able to take customer service classes – all on their phones.

Keeping it personal with your customers is key for entrepreneurial success

Keeping it personal with your customers is key for entrepreneurial success.
Making up 40% of the country’s GDP, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and startups are considered the backbone of the UAE’s economy. According to the UAE Ministry of Economy, nearly 300,000 SMEs account for 92 per cent of UAE companies, and employ 86 percent of the private sector workforce, while the global international development organization, Spark, estimates that 19 percent of the world’s entrepreneurs come from the Middle East. With such an incredible growth rate, getting noticed amongst the clutter becomes very difficult. However, the key lies in staying personal.

Startup spotlight: ULIQ

Universal Linguistics: provides a platform that enables customers to connect on-demand with live interpreters and translators who speak the local language and the desired foreign language.

Make fast food faster with QuickBytz.

Now add ease and convenience to your food court experience with QuickBytz.
This next-gen app is designed around automating your food-court experience.
Equipped with entrepreneurial backgrounds, Rohit Saluja (CEO), Mohammed Alshehhi and Siddhant Gupta make up the young and dynamic team.

The youth start-up program by Boeing and Injaz Al-Arab is a grand success.

Nearly 700 students across the region have worked with INJAZ Al-Arab’s Boeing-supported Start Up program to successfully establish 60 businesses, since the program’s inception in 2009. This year alone, Start Up has supported 23 businesses through incubation and acceleration across the MENA region.

StartUpSecrets is aiming to nurture the skills of students and young entrepreneurs.

In a recent conference held at the University of Wollongong in Dubai, Entrepreneurs shared valuable insight and tips with students. The university hopes the series will boost the entrepreneurial and start-up culture amongst its students.

The main purpose of StartUpSecrets is to nurture the skills of aspiring entrepreneurs by giving students a chance to meet start-up founders.

These 4 tips can help you make better decisions in 2017.

A research at Cornell suggests that we make an average of 3,000 decisions a day. While some decisions are born out of force of habit, the others are well-informed ones. These decisions help you build self-confidence and also reduce the pain of having to deal with mistakes. There are 4 principles you can use to fine tune these decisions and heighten your sense of direction and purpose.

A pin for progress.

If you’re an entrepreneur, or if you have a startup, Dubai Startup Hub at GITEX is the place to be.

NYUAD gives start ups a helping hand

NYUAD is lending a helping hand to start ups in the region with the launch of their new program, conducted by UAE-based entrepreneurs and global experts. For more info http://www.thenational.ae/business/the-life/nyuad-start-up-programme-gives-fledgling-businesses-a-helping-hand