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MENA IPOs Raise Over $2.9 Billion In 2018

Majid Al Futtaim Partners With SAP To Launch Digital Retail Platform

A Third Of Companies ‘Overwhelmed’ With Innovation Projects, Survey Shows

Waymo Tops Self-Driving Car ‘Disengagement’ Stats As GM Cruise Gains And Tesla

Despite Crypto Depression, M&A Deals Set New Record

Public Transport And Nearby Housing Help Build Sustainable Cities In Saudi

Bill Gates Gets Why People Are Doubting Billionaires—And He Has A Defense (Even

Most Dubai Businesses Optimistic About Economic Growth In 2019

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MENA IPOs Raise Over $2.9 Billion In 2018

In the fourth quarter of 2018 alone, MENA witnessed seven IPOs for a total deal value of over $1 billion. However, activity declined by 23.5% compared to 2017.
New Post10 hours ago

Majid Al Futtaim Partners With SAP To Launch Digital Retail Platform

Carrefour now has one digital platform that integrates over 100,000 products on its website, in-store kiosks and tablets, and mobile app.
By Amany Zaher 4 min read
2 days ago

A Third Of Companies ‘Overwhelmed’ With Innovation Projects, Survey Shows

Insufficient commitment from the business, coupled with a lack of clear ownership, were shown to be key barriers to a company’s success in innovation.  
By Mary Sophia 4 min read
5 days ago

Waymo Tops Self-Driving Car ‘Disengagement’ Stats As GM Cruise Gains And Tesla Is AWOL

Although self driving cars have been touted as the gamechanging factor in urban mobility, the limited available information shows that these vehicles continue to disengage during their testing phase.
By Alan Ohnsman 12 min read
6 days ago

Despite Crypto Depression, M&A Deals Set New Record

A record $559 million worth of cryptocurrency-related mergers and acquisitions deals took place in the United States in 2018, according to data provided to Forbes.
6 days ago

Public Transport And Nearby Housing Help Build Sustainable Cities In Saudi

2019 is expected to see the soft launch of the 176km Riyadh Metro and a parallel bus network in Saudi Arabia, bringing new travel options to commuters and reducing urban transit problems in the...
By Dana Salbak 7 min read
6 days ago

Bill Gates Gets Why People Are Doubting Billionaires—And He Has A Defense (Even For Mark Zuckerberg)

Billionaire Bill Gates reveals his thoughts on wealth tax,  philanthrophy and life as a billionaire.
By Randall Lane 17 min read
1 week ago

Most Dubai Businesses Optimistic About Economic Growth In 2019

The number of businesses which were optimistic regarding economic prospects grew from 41% in 2018 to 59% in 2019. 
By Mary Sophia 3 min read