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Five startups win ‘Best Innovative Ideas of Entrepreneurs 2019’ competition

Five startups win ‘Best Innovative Ideas of Entrepreneurs 2019’ competition

Five startups have won in the fourth edition of the ‘Best Innovative Ideas of Entrepreneurs 2019’ competition, which was held within the initiative to support entrepreneurs titled ‘Maan’ launched by Qatar Chamber ...

Qatar sees double digit growth in tourists' traffic

Qatar sees double digit growth in tourists' traffic

Qatar has registered a marked increase in the number of visitors to the country with a double digit growth in 2019, a top official of Qatar National Tourism Council ( QNTC) has said.

Growth seen among Qatar’s tech SMEs, says Qatari entrepreneur

Growth seen among Qatar’s tech SMEs, says Qatari entrepreneur

Backed by public and private sector support, Qatar’s small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) ecosystem has experienced steady growth in the past years, especially in the technology sector, according to a Qatari entrepreneur.

‘Bedaya Friends’ programme holds series of workshops to develop local startups

‘Bedaya Friends’ programme holds series of workshops to develop local startups

The Bedaya Centre for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya Centre), a joint initiative of Qatar Development Bank and Silatech ...

QSTP allots $50mn to support startups in Qatar, says official

QSTP allots $50mn to support startups in Qatar, says official

The Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) has allotted $50mn in the next five years to support startups in the country, QSTP executive director Yosouf Saleh said on Sunday.

14 technology startups attend third edition of Mena Dojo Series A Programme in Kuwait

14 technology startups attend third edition of Mena Dojo Series A Programme in Kuwait

As many as 14 technology startups from the Middle East and North Africa (Mena), including two from Qatar, have been able to better uncover new marketing channels, and identify untapped opportunities.

Qatar’s e-commerce market set to rise threefold by 2022

Qatar’s e-commerce market set to rise threefold by 2022

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti said that total global e-commerce from companies to consumers touched $2.2tn in 2017.

Qatar startups, manufacturing sector gain more govt support

Qatar startups, manufacturing sector gain more govt support

Qatar startups and the manufacturing sector “are getting more support” from the government, which has laid out a number of self-sufficiency and sustainability-related projects, an official of a Qatari company said.

GCC tech startups to benefit from $30mn seed fund

GCC tech startups to benefit from $30mn seed fund

Aspiring tech entrepreneurs and startups in the GCC states will benefit from ‘500 Falcons’, a $30mn Mena seed fund from US-based venture capital firm 500 Startups and Qatar Foundation Research & Development (QF R&D).

Qatari entrepreneurs, startups eye Shop Qatar boost

Qatari entrepreneurs, startups eye Shop Qatar boost

More Qatari entrepreneurs and startups are expected to showcase their products at Shop Qatar festival, a senior official at Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has said.

Ephemeral messaging app Snapchat snaps up new funding

Ephemeral messaging app Snapchat snaps up new funding

Snapchat, the fast-growing application known for its disappearing messages, disclosed on Thursday it has raised more than $1.8bn in new funding.