It was the new bright spot for global investors, but widespread falling GDP growth and decreased commodity prices has meant Africa's dream of attracting billions of dollars of investment from the GCC is taking longer to realise than anticipated. But ahead of the Arabian Business Africa Forum, stakeholders argue serious returns are there to be made
Prashant K. (PK) Gulati, a technology innovator, angel investor, and mentor, and Amir Farha, co-founder and managing partner at BECO Capital, shared their thoughts on the issue at the final Arabian Business StartUp Academy of our 2016 series
Giulia Girardi, growth marketer at Equidam, shines a spotlight on UAE-BASED start-ups that are growing under the radar. The first four start-up founders from her list titled ‘Top 10 Undiscovered Emirati Start-ups’ advise fellow entrepreneurs on how to get media coverage for their new businesses.
As Saudi Arabia fights to control surging electricity demand, the government is increasingly turning to the private sector. With an 80-year history in the kingdom, General Electric’s recent $1bn of investment is starting to pay off
The $500bn technology giant is extending its reach into hardware and artificial intelligence, ultimately aiming to create a sophisticated robot that can communicate with smart-device users to get things done. In London, Google’s senior executives talk Arabian Business through its bold vision
The smarter technology gets the more opportunities there are for cyberattacks. As threat levels are elevated to unprecedented heights, companies, governments and security experts are frantically re-assessing how they manage the risks
Los Angeles-based Hyperloop One may have struck a deal this month with Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority to explore the case for an ultra-fast levitating transport system in the UAE, but there will be plenty of speed bumps along the journey.