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Hi2 Success Stories
GAFLA JEWELLERY L.L.C
Gafla is a contemporary fine jewellery brand based in Dubai.its founders came together with shared passion for the pioneering philosophy of their Emariti heritage and the role this can play in cutting edge modern jewellery design .Read More
High Quality production
Haitham Ahli and Saud Balchalat, two young Emiratis founded their own project a fully integrated media agency that delivers fresh and creative videos, corporate communications, and media services @ 2015. They began their first steps to success from Hamdan Innovation IncubatorRead More
Insights from Top-Performing Certified Business Incubator and Accelerators in Dubai
Dubai SME an Agency of Dubai Economy had launched the ‘Innovation Attraction Program’. designed and executed , the program aims to reach out to over 25,000 startups worldwide that are looking at Dubai as a new market for their innovative solutions. The services offered by the program include Soft Landing, Market Access as well as Access to Finance.
Dubai SME signs MoU with High Quality Production
Dubai SME signs MOU with High Quality Production : Founded by two young UAE Nationals, Haitham Ahli and Saoud Belshalat in 2015 , member of Hamdan Innovation and Incubator (HI2). offering Dubai SME members packages with discounted rates on their Marketing services
Hi2 signs MoU with Mohammad Ali Al Hamadi Advocates
Our new MOU with Al Hammadi Law Firm offers Hi2 and DubaiSME members exclusive and outstanding services with free consultation and special prices for contracts' legal services and advisory. Visit us to become a member and benefit from our partnerships.
Signing a MOU with Alama Intellectual Property
Hamdan Innovation Incubator, Dubai SME’s agency, signs an MoU with Alama Intellectual Property to help entrepreneurs design Prototypes of their inventions by facilitating the copyrights registration process and providing many services to implement innovative ideas of the national youth. This comes as a step to move forward in achieving the objectives of the Dubai Vision 2021 of providing the perfect environment for creative entrepreneurs to transform their ideas into successful projects.
Dubai SME welcomes incubator designed to support entrepreneurs and startups
As part of Dubai SME, Hamdan Innovation Incubator's strategy to provide the ideal platform to promote entrepreneurship and support creative entrepreneurs, and following to the launch of “Incubator and Business Accelerator Centers” program
Dubai SME opens first facility licensed under new guidelines for business incubators
In the presence of HE Abdulbaset Al Janahi, CEO of Dubai SME, and under the supervision of Hamdan Innovation Incubator, Dubai SME inaugurated The Re: Urban Studio business Incubator in Dubai Design District as a platform for innovators, designers and entrepreneurs. The incubator provides a wide range of services in the fields of business development programs, as well as offering membership-based workspaces for professionals in different creative businesses.
Dubai Customs Visit to Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for SME Development
Dubai SME organizes a workshop in cooperation with Dubai Customs to support the innovative
UAE’s Gafla jewelry is simply irresistible…
In the competitive world of fine jewelry, the UAE is proving its mettle. Most importantly, it seems to be drawing in thousands of jewelry enthusiasts from all over the world.
This is not without reason if you really look at the magnificent designs being created by the Dubai-based Gafla-The Arabian Jeweler, founded six years ago by three Emiratis: Creative Director Abdulla BelJafla, Managing Director Hamad bin Shaiban and Designer Bushra bint Darwish. Even though it is quite a recent phenomenon, it was something long-awaited.
Awards the 3rd batch of graduates from the Dubai Entrepreneurship Academy
HH Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman
Young Business Leader Award
With the presence of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Mohammed Bin Rashid Fund honors 10 winners in START competition for budding entrepreneurs
Dubai, 14 August 2017 Mohammed Bin Rashid Fund (MBRF) – the financial ...
Global Innovation Summit 2017 sheds light on opportunities for business leadership through innovation
Dubai, 27 September 2017: The 5th edition of the Global Innovation Summit, organised by SPI GreatSands Group in partnership with
Dubai SME launches Mohammad Bin Rashid Fund for SME
Fund aims to maximize financing solutions for innovative businesses while developing Emirati entrepreneurs
Global Youth Forum to kick off in Dubai
Two-day event aims to instill knowledge on social entrepreneurship and business ethics among Emirati youth
Hamdan Innovation Incubator
Interview with Lena Al Kayed, Senior Specialist at Hamdan Innovation Incubator, at Hamdan Innovation Incubator launch event.
Abdulbaset Al Janahi – Dubai SME
Hamdan Innovation Incubator (HI2), Dubai SME’s latest initiatives, helps entrepreneurs launch their startups
Impact Hub Dubai partners with Dubai SME and Hamdan Innovation Incubator
Impact Hub Dubai has launched the first ‘Emirati LaunchPad’.
Hamdan Innovation Incubator at Comic Con
Hamdan Innovation Incubator at the Comic Con event
‘Dubai SME incubator to support at least 30 startups every three years’
Dubai SME's upcoming Hamdan Innovation Incubator (Hi2) will support 30 to 40 startups every three years, its CEO Abdul Baset Al Janahi tells SMEinfo.me.
‘Hamdan Innovation Incubator’ to promote creativity
Hi2 to help the youth and startup firms navigate the challenge of early stage development
‘Young Entrepreneur Competition 2016’ attracts over 1,000 participants from UAE schools and universities
The 2016 edition of the annual Young Entrepreneur Competition at Dubai Festival City Mall on March 30th
Entrepreneurs and executives share ideas on enabling global ambitions at SME World 2016 summit
H. E. Al Janahi elaborates on how the UAE's initiatives and actions are 'Enabling Global Ambitions' for SMEs, the official theme of the summit.
Dubai SME teams up with Neuron and NASCO to provide competitive health insurance solutions
The MoU has been signed in the backdrop of the Dubai Health Insurance Law No. 11 of 2013
‘Young Entrepreneur Competition 2016’ begins four-day run in Dubai Festival City Mall
The competition features more than 500 diverse business projects presented by more than 1,000 students from schools and universities across the UAE.
Dubai Creative Clusters Authority and Dubai SME Reaffirm Support to SME Sector
Dubai Creative Clusters Authority & Dubai SME to develop the growth of small and medium enterprise (SME) in the UAE
Dubai SME and University of Dubai join hands to promote Citi-sponsored ‘Witness Innovation’ programme
'Witness Innovation' program sponsored by Citigroup aims to help entrepreneurs develop and grow their business ideas.
SME World Summit 2016 aims at enabling global ambitions
Themed 'Enabling Global Ambitions', the conference is a celebration of success and aims to engage SMEs, and help them emerge as leaders on a global scale.
Dubai to host MENA-OECD Working Group on SME Policy and Entrepreneurship
Dubai will host a dialogue between the Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD) and various stakeholders involved in promoting entrepreneurship in the MENA region on March 8th & 9th 2016
Dubai SME and SHUAA reaffirm partnership for third cycle of SME100
Dubai SME and SHUAA extend their partnership for providing capability development support to Dubai SME100 companies into the third year.
Emirates Islamic signs strategic MoU with Dubai SME
Emirates Islamic will act as a preferred finance partner to SMEs registered under Dubai SME, enabling young Emarati entrepreneurs to access financing at special terms from the bank.
Dubai SME launches first-ever report on the state of equity investment in small and medium businesses in Dubai
The report aims to encourage investment in the sector and attract direct capital into areas with vast potential for entrepreneurial and start-up growth, from private equity (PE) investors, venture capitalists (VCs) and angel investors.
Dubai SME sees major rise in demand for entrepreneurial development programmes
The Dubai Entrepreneurship Academy has seen a 57% increase in the enrollment of trainees.
‘BusinessConnect’ seminar highlights opportunities for SMEs to participate in Expo 2020 Dubai
Expo 2020 Dubai and Dubai SME hosted a 'BusinessConnect' seminar to highlight opportunities for SMEs to participate in the Expo.
Global Innovation Summit & Awards 2016 brings people and technology together for a happy and smart future
The Global Innovation Summit has so far attracted 8,000 international delegates from Asia, Europe and the Middle East in its three years.
Dubai SME, Etisalat & Impact Hub enable SMEs to instantly go global via ‘SME Hub Passport’ across 25 cities worldwide
The SME Hub Passport will help entrepreneurs explore new markets while generating positive outcomes for economy of Dubai and the UAE in general.