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Qatar`s first fashion and design business incubator known as Scale7 has launched a pre-incubation program. It is held online and in partnership with M7, the epicentre for design, innovation and entrepreneurship in Msheireb Downtown in the heart of Doha.
The intensive program began early June and will last for...Read More
The Italian Embassy in Qatar and McNair Chambers hosted the webinar ‘Doing Business in Italy’ as part of continued efforts to support bilateral relations and promote business opportunities.
The webinar featured a panel of leading Italian lawyers who highlighted how the country is simplifying bureaucracy and cutting red tape. These measures combined...Read More
Qatar`s economy is expected to grow by 2.4 percent in 2021 according to a report of International Monetary Fund (IMF) released in April.
The banking sector has already witnessed considerable lending growth of more than 5 percent during the first four months of this year and Qatar’s trade surplus has tripled in April 2021 compared to April 2020. [The North...Read More
Qatar Business Incubation Centre (QBIC) has launched the third wave of the Lean Manufacturing Program (LMP). The program focuses on local manufacturing projects and intends to develop skills, expertise and capabilities in organization and operation.Read More
Qatar FinTech Hub (QFTH) was ranked as the second largest FinTech investor in the MENA region in the first quarter of 2021.
The MENA Fintech Venture Report is MAGNiTT’s flagship report which reviews the sector’s quarterly performance. It examines investments in start-ups and scale-ups in 17 countries in the region including Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan,...Read More
A Qatar based panel of experts and specialists recently discussed Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) in the region as part of the “Banking on ESG” webinar.
A top advisory and consulting practice hosted the event which looked very closely at how ESG related issues are becoming increasingly relevant...Read More
Qatar`s key stakeholders are implementing and updating their platforms to improve the experience of their clients and customers online in line with the acceleration of the digital transformation due to the pandemic.
Since 2017, the Qatar Financial Markets Authority...Read More
The Ministry of Transport & Communications (MoTC) recently announced the opening of nominations for the Qatar Digital Business Awards 2021.
The awards have been introduced in 2016 to celebrate the digital transformation in the State of Qatar and to honour small, medium and emerging enterprises based on their contributions to the development of the digital sector....Read More
Qatar SportsTech (QST) recently hosted the first Angel Investor Bootcamp virtually. The initiative is aimed to contribute to Qatar`s ecosystem for start-ups and scale-ups by introducing the fast-growing SportsTech sector to investors.
The idea was to train new and seasoned angel investors from inside and outside of the country, to introduce the latest cohort at QST...Read More
The State of Qatar has prioritised seawater desalination to ensure sustainable and continuous access to fresh water. In a bid to curb water consumption in households, new measures were introduced including increasing water tariffs and recycling domestic wastewater for semi-productive use. Currently, seawater desalination accounts for more than 60 percent of total water consumption in the country.