Dubai Chamber launches new digital platform to boost economy

Seeks to enhance Dubai's reputation as thriving digital business hub
Dubai Chamber launches new digital platform to boost economy
Dubai is becoming a top destination for digital entrepreneurs and businesses

Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy has launched “Business in Dubai”. This is a new platform that seeks to streamline the startup and expansion process for businesses in the emirate.

In addition, the initiative is part of the chamber’s commitment to creating a supportive business environment for digital companies to thrive. It is also aims to help achieve the goals of the Dubai Economic Agenda (D33).

An Accessible Digital Platform

‘Business in Dubai’ encompasses two main pillars. The first is a business-matching service aimed at connecting companies with the right partners, investors, and customers. The other is a comprehensive range of institutional services provided in cooperation with the chamber’s strategic partners. The platform seeks to create a world-class infrastructure designed to foster creativity and enable companies to explore new business horizons.

Commenting on the significance of the new platform, His Excellency Ahmad Bin Byat said: “The chamber is committed to achieving the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to consolidate Dubai’s position as the global capital of the digital economy. Today’s initiative represents a major landmark in the provision of comprehensive integrated services and solutions for digital companies looking to set up and expand in Dubai. The new platform will play a vital role in cementing the emirate’s digital leadership by attracting leading digital companies and specialized talent to Dubai and empowering them to contribute to the future development of the emirate’s digital ecosystem.”

His Excellency added: “The ‘Business in Dubai’ platform is aligned with our strategic objective of attracting 300 digital startups to Dubai by 2024 and will create an important contribution to achieving the UAE’s ambition of doubling the contribution of the digital economy to national GDP by 2032. We consider this to be a unique initiative that brings together multiple partners in Dubai to enhance the emirate’s competitiveness and reputation as a preferred business destination for digital companies of all kinds.”

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Pursuing Strategic Objectives

The Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy’s 2022-2024 strategy focuses on developing the digital business environment. This includes supporting growth of digital companies. In addition, it also aims to attract global digital businesses.

Moreover, it hopes to enhance Dubai’s digital ecosystem by organizing missions to bring startups and unicorn companies to the emirate.

The “Business in Dubai” platform connects companies with suitable partners, investors, and customers. It also facilitates meetings to advance mutual interests for both local and international businesses.

Additionally, the platform offers a range of corporate services through partnerships, including banking solutions, coworking spaces, licensing, and recruitment. It also provides business incubation programs for companies looking to establish or expand their presence in Dubai.

The ‘Business in Dubai’ platform is accessible via the Dubai Chamber Digital Economy website.

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