My Startup World Staff

Technology and compliance to boost banks profitability

Financial institutions that leverage technology and data to deliver fully integrated services may be in a better position to drive business growth and overcome disruption caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic, according to KPMG’s fifth annual UAE Banking Perspectives report.

Cato Networks secures $77 million investment

SASE startup, Cato Networks has raised $77 million in its largest funding round to date and taking the total investment to over $200 million till today. The latest round of investment led by Lightspeed Venture Partners with the participation of Aspect Ventures, Greylock Partners, Singtel Innov8, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), and Shlomo Kramer.

How to help prevent your business from slowing down

Mansoor Sarwar, Regional Director at Sage Middle East highlights the importance of contingency planning and shares top tips that would help businesses from slowing down

Cybercriminals prey on global fear of coronavirus

As cybercriminals prey on global fear, business and economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus outbreak is amplifying scams and attacks, companies and individuals must be extra vigilant to the increasing threats online, a leading cybersecurity expert has warned.

Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center announces winners

The Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa), has awarded its first Access Sharjah winner, ‘Little Thinking Minds’, a $100K equity-free grant. ‘BoBu’, ‘Narrativa’, and ‘’ in second position, were presented with a $20K equity-free grant.

Dolby On is now available for musicians and content creators

Musicians and content creators today don’t have an easy way to capture great sound. Dolby On- a free, music and video recording and streaming app is now available on Apple iOS and Android Google Play store across MENA region.

GELLIFY enters Middle East to provide investors, startups and corporates a new business platform

GELLIFY, a new innovation platform for the business community, opens a hub in Dubai Internet City. Aiming to provide the community of B2B innovators from investors, startups to corporates with a unique and integrated approach, the Italian-headquartered company acts as an international technology transfer highway, exchanging startups’ cutting-edge technologies between Europe and the Middle East.

Beware of Coronavirus scams

Amer Owaida, Security Writer at ESET discusses that the scam machine shows no signs of slowing down, as fraudsters continue to dispense bogus health advice, peddle fake testing kits and issue malware-laced purchase orders.

Recession survival guide for Small Businesses

Viresh Harduth, Vice President, Small Business at Sage Africa & Middle East shares the tips to navigate through challenging times as global recession looms.

How to keep your smartphone safe from coronavirus

Smartphones are always covered in bacteria, but viruses can also survive there, including COVID-19. Kaspersky explain how to properly disinfect your smartphone.

6 simple steps to manage your stress

Not only can stress have a profound effect on your psychological wellbeing but it can also compromise your physical health. The first step to managing stress is to recognise its effects on your thoughts, feelings and02 behavior.

eWallet launches international remittance services in UAE

Digital Financial Services, a joint venture between Etisalat and Noor Bank, today announced the launch of eWallet’s international remittance services to 200 countries and territories worldwide in partnership with MoneyGram International.

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