SME World

Links Group, the UAE’s leading provider of commercial facilitation and advisory services, has been given an ‘A’ rating by the SME RATE Framework. An initiative of Dubai SME, the Framework is the first rating system for small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) in the region and provides an independent assessment of their financial and non-financial performance.

Dubai SME, the agency of Dubai Economy mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, and International House for Real Estate Project Management (IHRPM), have named the winners of the ‘Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur’ campaign, held as part of their strategic partnership to drive entrepreneurship in the region. Saeed Matar Al Marri, Deputy CEO of Dubai SME, honoured the winners at a ceremony held today.

Leading business setup specialists, Virtuzone has partnered with International House for Real Estate Project Management (IHRPM)  in support of its ‘Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur’ campaign which will further promote entrepreneurship and small business development in the region.

KPMG, a leading global audit, tax and advisory firm, today launched a GCC wide banking study which states that banks in the region have been resilient despite margin pressures, increased impairment charges and higher funding costs. 

In partnership with the Ministry of Economy, the 3rd Annual Angel Rising Investor Education Symposium organized by startAD and VentureSouq saw local and global experts come together to discuss Global vs. Local Investing Perspectives in the context of creating a robust and flourishing entrepreneurial ecosystem in the UAE.