Chris N. Fernando

Pawame Selected as Finalist for SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event

Pawame, the UAE- and Kenya-based off-grid solar company focusing on Africa, has been selected as a finalist in the Payment and Fintech Technologies category for the 10th annual SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event.

BKT and Stage Partner to Bring AI to Bike Sharing in Guadalajara

Stage Intelligence, the leading provider of Bike Share Scheme management solutions, has been selected by BKT bicipública

UAE Student Wins UAE Qualifiers of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

The UAE chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), the world’s leading peer-to-peer network of successful business leaders today announced Shammi Kapoor, a student of the School of Business Administration, at the American University of Dubai,  as the champion of the UAE qualifying rounds of the Global Student Entrepreneurs Awards (GSEA). GSEA is EO’s premier awards program for students who own o...

Innovator Gathering sees over 60 Startups from 12 Countries in Ras Al Khaimah

Innovators will be heading to Ras Al Khaimah in the coming week as the Emirate hosts the UAE’s first Seaside Startup Summit. Running from the 8-12 of February, the event is being held under the patronage and presence of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and will include representatives of governmental bodies and ministers from Armenia....

Companies Should Retain Customers by Offering Better Products at the Best Rates

My Startup World speaks to Mujeeb Rahman, the COO of Bebuzzd, to know more about the company and the customer loyalty program industry in the region

Google and Dubai Chamber Help Dubai Businesses Get Online

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Google announced today the launch of “Get Dubai Businesses Online”

Instagram Brings Carousel Ads to Instagram Stories

It’s been less than a year since Instagram brought advertising to Instagram Stories— a format that its owner Facebook said in November has more than 300 million daily users.

RentSher Wants to Make Renting Easy

Have you ever had an event to plan, but renting from different suppliers seemed too time consuming and costly?

Mondo Ride Secure $2 Million in Seed Funding

Mondo Ride, Africa’s leading ride hailing mobile app platform, has closed a second financing round of $2 million, bringing the total seed investment to $5m.

Avaya Acquires Spoken Communications

Avaya Holdings Corp. has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Spoken Communications (“Spoken”).

Servcorp Expands EMEIA Footprint in GCC and LEVANT

Servcorp is expanding its presence in the Middle East as part of an aggressive growth plan for the EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India and Africa) region.

BecDot: An Educational Toy That Intros Braille at an Early Age

The market is already crowded with a number of products that aim to help blind people learn braille and enhance their experience.

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