SME World

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is set to announce the top three winners of the 3rd edition the Dubai Smartpreneur Competition during the closing ceremony of the ArabNet Digital Summit 2018 on May 1st.

Today, Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) rolled out the red carpet for the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) booming population of media and education freelancers with the introduction of its Freelancer Permit.

The introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the UAE has served an opportunity for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to review their processes and identify opportunities to streamline operations.

As part of its commitment to promote innovative Qatari entrepreneurs and diversify the economy, Qatar Development Bank is launching the “QDB Investment Forum”, which is going to be held on the May 1, 2018, at the Hilton Hotel in Doha. During the Forum, Qatari Entrepreneurs, both start-ups as well as established ones, will meet with local and international investors, including international VC funds and QDB. The bank will reflect upon its achievements in contributing towards the development of Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Qatar during the event.

Envisioning to empower Qatari SMEs to harness growth, Qatar Development Bank (QDB) announced the launch of the first of its kind "SME Toolkit: Policies and Procedures Guidelines for SMEs owners" during a press conference held on Sunday, April 15 at the four Seasons hotel. The press conference was attended by Mr. Abdulaziz bin Nasser Al-Khalifa, Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Development Bank, and Mrs. Farah Al-Kuwari, Statistics & Research Manager at the Bank, as well as media representatives.