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Cloud RPO on disruptive technologies in HR at QFC Tech Talk

Qatar Financial Centre’s Tech Talk Series recently discussed the topic of ‘Disruptive Technologies in HR and Recruitment’ which featured Cloud RPO.

The Tech Talk Series consists of informative seminars where technology firms, experts and specialists, entrepreneurs and innovators share their ideas.

The event focussed on the ground-breaking changes that...

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25/03/21

QBIC opens registration for third wave of Lean Manufacturing Program

Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC) has announced that the registration for the third wave of the Lean Manufacturing Program (LMP) is open a until 20/05/2021.

The LMP has been the first of its kind in Qatar and the third wave will be launched following the success of the first and second wave.

It has been designed for entrepreneurs...

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23/03/21

QDB and M7 launch fashion and design incubator

M7, the epicentre for design, innovation and entrepreneurship, recently launched Scale7, a fashion and design incubator, in collaboration and cooperation with Qatar Development Bank (QDB).

The innovation hub for creative start-ups and scale-ups is located in Msheireb Downtown in the heart of Doha and is part of Qatar Museums (QM). It regularly hosts fashion and...

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21/03/21

Qatar’s SMEs thrive with the adoption of digital technology

Qatar based small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are thriving due to the adoption of digital technology. The economy has been very resilient despite the pandemic.

The Ministry of Commerce & Industry and the Ministry of Transport & Communication were proactive at the beginning of the pandemic by launching the TASMU Digital Valley`s ‘Go Digital’ program....

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18/03/21

QDB, HEC & ITC launch ‘Go Global’ export accelerator

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has announced the launch of the ‘Go Global’ export accelerator, a new program which is designed to bolster Qatar`s private sector exports by developing the capabilities of the exporters.

The program has been developed in partnership with HEC Paris in Qatar...

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14/03/21

Qatar and Spain launch a Joint Business Council in line with strong relations

The State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Spain have announced the establishment of the Qatari-Spanish Joint Business Council during a recent webinar.

The signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA) and the Confederation of Employers & Industries of Spain (CEOE) signals another step in the historic relations between the countries. It is expected that the...

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11/03/21

An update on the most recent real estate reforms in Qatar

Investing in Qatar`s real estate sector is more attractive than ever before due to the recent reforms.

Foreign investors are able to access a wider range of properties in more locations due to a resolution announced by the Council of Ministers in 2020.

To prepare and provide more information and to showcase the property ownership opportunities and possibilities in the country, the [Investment...

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09/03/21

Qatar to launch FinTech Venture Capital Fund to support the ecosystem

Qatar is making considerable progress towards developing a more competitive FinTech ecosystem.

The National FinTech Strategy was published in 2019 and the Qatar Fintech Hub (QFTH) was established soon after. The QFTH supports the initiatives of Qatar Central Bank (QCB) and manages its incubator and accelerator programs.

To further the development of the ecosystem,...

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07/03/21

Qatar makes remarkable progress in the fintech sector

Qatar has made remarkable progress in the fintech sector and is accelerating the ecosystem. In order to advance and enhance the development of the sector, the key stakeholders have published the Qatar National Fintech Strategy (QNFS) 2020 with the establishment of the Qatar FinTech Hub (QFTH) in a very central role.

The QFTH aims and intends to aid the digital transformation...

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04/03/21

Qatar to be top LNG producer for at least two decades

Qatar aims to be the world’s biggest producer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for at least the next two decades. The country will spend billions to develop the North Field and to increase the capacity by more than 50% to 126 million tons per year.

The country is already a major supplier of LNG and is looking at rising demand as the world transitions from oil and coal to cleaner energy.

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02/03/21

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