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QDB to launch fintech, sports incubators in fourth quarter

QDB to launch fintech, sports incubators in fourth quarter

The strategy is a “first-of-its-kind” in Qatar and in Arab countries, and is aimed at nurturing business startup companies.

Qatar outranks GCC countries in entrepreneurship index

Qatar outranks GCC countries in entrepreneurship index

The findings were announced during the first ‘National Incubation Strategy’ workshop hosted by QDB at the Hilton Doha on Monday.

QDB launches Doha Tourism Project

QDB launches Doha Tourism Project

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has announced the launch of a seafront tourism project that offers 100 investment opportunities for entrepreneurs.

Pivotal role of home-based businesses highlighted

Pivotal role of home-based businesses highlighted

Ibrahim al-Mannai said the bazaar offers home-based businesses a “unique opportunity” to display and sell their products, c

'Made at Home' exhibition to begin from October 14

'Made at Home' exhibition to begin from October 14

The exhibition is being organised by QDB with the active co-operation of Qatar Chamber, NAMA Centre and the Ministry of Administrative Development Labour and Social Affairs.

Qatar firms secure QR500mn deals via QDB’s Tasdeer

Qatar firms secure QR500mn deals via QDB’s Tasdeer

In 2017, QDB brought more than 500 Qatari companies to over 100 exhibitions abroad, according to QDB CEO Abdulaziz bin Nasser al-Khalifa, who spoke to reporters recently on the sidelines of a launching event.

New programmes create platform for start-ups, SMEs in Qatar

New programmes create platform for start-ups, SMEs in Qatar

New programmes and strategies are creating platforms for start-ups and SMEs in Qatar, Oxford Business Group (OBG) has said in a report.

Supreme Committee board of directors restructured

Supreme Committee board of directors restructured

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued Decree No 4 of 2018, allowing Qatar Development Bank (QDB) to use the land required for construction of the second phase ...

QDB, QSE sign MoU to fund listing of SMEs on QSE ‘Venture Market’

QDB, QSE sign MoU to fund listing of SMEs on QSE ‘Venture Market’

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) will fund QR300,000 to QR400,000 to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as part of efforts to help them get listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange ...

QDB expects a boom in public-private partnerships

QDB expects a boom in public-private partnerships

With the private sector placed under the spotlight following the economic blockade, more public private partnerships (PPPs) are expected to be forged between government, semi-government, and local companies, an official of Qatar Development Bank has said.

‘Ma’an’ initiative looks to support young entrepreneurs

‘Ma’an’ initiative looks to support young entrepreneurs

Leading agencies in the academics, banking, and the private sectors signed an agreement on Sunday to launch ‘Ma’an’, an initiative that aims to support young entrepreneurs using innovative tools.

Finance for Jahiz I participants: QDB, QNB, QIB sign MoU

Finance for Jahiz I participants: QDB, QNB, QIB sign MoU

In an initiative aimed at supporting Qatar’s small and medium-sized enterprises and promoting the country’s industrial sectors such as chemicals, plastics, wood materials, and electronics, QDB, QNB and QIB have signed an MoU.