نيرمين عباس

Nermeen Abbas

Researcher at Forbes Middle East

ARTICLES

5 months ago

Careem Expands To Bike-sharing As It Enters The Micro-Mobility Market

Careem, is the latest big business to enter the micro-mobility space with the acquisition of UAE-based company, Cyacle, for an undisclosed amount.
By Nermeen Abbas 4 min read
6 months ago

Banks Are Leading The Digital Charge In The Middle East—Here’s How

The banking sector is investing big in digital transformation, debuting state-of-the-art solutions including new cashless payment methods and AI-powered services.
By Nermeen Abbas 7 min read
6 months ago

Armed With A $1.9 Billion Investment Plan, Almarai Eyes Expansion

Saudi’s F&B company Almarai, one of the prominent players in the MENA’s food and beverages market, announced a fresh business plan that will see it investing SAR 7.1 billion ($1.9 billion) from 2020...
By Nermeen Abbas 3 min read
6 months ago

This Saudi Arabian Giant Is Expanding Its Footprint In MENA’s Water Sector

As the Middle East region gets thirstier for water projects to meet the demand of the rising population, energy companies are tapping into the potential in the promising sector.
By Nermeen Abbas 4 min read
6 months ago

Gulf Countries Continue To Ease Restrictions On Foreign Investments

Gulf countries are gradually lifting restrictions on foreign money, seeking to diversify their economies and attract FDIs following a slump in oil prices over the last few years.
By Nermeen Abbas 5 min read
6 months ago

Abu Dhabi’s New $145.6 Million VC Fund Is A Boost That Startups Need

The Abu Dhabi Investment Office has launched a new $145.6 million Ghadan Ventures Fund as it seeks to accelerate the startups ecosystem across the emirate.
By Nermeen Abbas 4 min read
6 months ago

Energy Companies Tap Into Oilfield Services As The Market Expected To Hit $127.3B

Oil and energy companies are tapping into the lucrative oilfield services’ market, as it is expected to witness a significant growth over the upcoming years, due to the soaring consumption of oil and...
By Nermeen Abbas 4 min read
6 months ago

Investors Are Giving Millions To Online Beauty Stores

With e-commerce platforms gaining in popularity across the Arab world, fashion and beauty online marketplaces are becoming a favorable option with the region’s shoppers. 
By Nermeen Abbas 7 min read