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The startups were awarded as part of the second cycle of Aldar’s Scale Up programme
  • May 31, 2022
  • 3 Min Read
The sixth cycle of the Ma’an Social Incubator programme is intended for social entrepreneurs in the financial literacy and EdTech sectors.
  • March 22, 2022
  • 3 Min Read
The US Mission to the UAE, along with startAD, the Abu Dhabi-based global accelerator powered by Tamkeen and anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi, hosted a closing ceremony at Expo 2020 Dubai.
  • March 9, 2022
  • 2 Min Read
The rights of women in the workplace have come a long way – but in a post-pandemic world there is still much work to do
  • March 8, 2022
  • 5 Min Read
As we celebrate 5 years of startAD today, we look back at the vision we started with and the life that it has taken with pride.
  • December 22, 2021
  • 1 Min Read
One silver lining to the dark cloud of the past 18 months is that Covid-19 accelerated the pace of investors looking for conscious investment strategies. According to one estimate, the value of sustainability-themed investment products – also known as ESG (environmental, social, governance) products – in global capital markets could rise from $51 billion in 2020 to $1 trillion by 2030.
  • November 12, 2021
  • 5 Min Read
We live in an increasingly urbanized world, in which the pace of the growth of cities is getting faster and faster. In 1950, 30% of the world’s population lived in cities; according to a UN report, by 2050, 68% of the globe’s population will be living in urban centers.
  • October 14, 2021
  • 4 Min Read
The time is ripe for young entrepreneurs to innovative and bring about change
  • August 25, 2021
  • 5 Min Read
Many new technologies are being pioneered in university and corporate research labs, and the key to their success is to clearly recognize from the beginning that an invention is not a technology, a technology is not a product, and a product is not a business.
  • July 25, 2021
  • 3 Min Read

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