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Israeli Tech's 'Thirst' For UAE Cash Must Overcome Old Enmity

A thaw in relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates has raised expectations of an influx of funding in 'Silicon Wadi', Israel's answer to Silicon Valley.
Read by 32% of LPs February 27, 2018

Deutsche Bank Plans To Expand In Saudi

Deutsche Bank AG is expanding in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates as the lender expects sovereign bond sales and initial public offerings to drive deals this year.
Read by 32% of LPs

May 05, 2017

10 Most Important Reads Of The Week - May 05, 2017

It has been an eventful week, and it's easy to fall behind. Here are the 10 most important reads of the week.
Read by 44% of LPs May 01, 2017

Dubai Tycoon Said To Weigh Buying Into Venture Capital Firms

Dubai-based business tycoon Mohamed al-Abbar is weighing buying into venture capital firms in the Middle East to help kick start his $1 billion technology fund, according to people familiar with the matter.
Read by 79% of LPs April 07, 2017

Gulf Capital Invests AED 500M In Technology And Ecommerce Companies

Gulf Capital becomes one of largest investors in the digital economy in GCC, injecting over half a billion dirhams in regional internet and ecommerce companies.
Read by 70% of LPs February 06, 2017

When Oil No Longer Delivers Growth, Venture Capital Can Take Over

Venture capital is critical to the future success of not only the UAE but also the GCC. To understand this we first need to understand the historic formula for our success – oil leads to financial capital, which leads to real estate development, which creates social and business communities that attract people. Repeat.
Read by 70% of LPs January 27, 2017

Despite PM Narendra Modi's Push, Mega UAE-India Infrastructure Fund Plan At Risk

Even as infrastructure investments by the private sector is in the doldrums and the government’s ability to invest in the sector is constrained, New Delhi runs the risk of delaying, if not partly losing, the mammoth capital support promised by the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The reason: The government’s failure to put in place a mutually acceptable institutional structure for mobilising the funds.
Read by 63% of LPs

January 20, 2017

VC Recap: Stellar Year For Enterprise-Focused Funds; UAE Next VC Hotspot

Introducing Trusted Insight's Venture Capital Recap, a compilation of the most important venture capital news from this week. Here are the stories you may have missed:
Read by 51% of LPs January 17, 2017

UAE Can Be The Next Hotspot For Venture Capital

The Central Bank of the UAE has so far been the regulator regarding lending, but a central bank regulates to protect depositors of a bank and they are usually and understandably reticent to allow banks to lend to start-ups. 
Read by 42% of LPs January 11, 2017

UAE Unveils Legal System For Venture Capital Funds

<p>The UAE government announced on Saturday the establishment of a legal system for venture capital funds. The move comes as part of the projects of the first batch of government accelerators launched earlier by His Highness&nbsp;Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to expedite the process of achieving the&nbsp;National Agenda&nbsp;goals.</p>
Read by 57% of LPs