Within only a few decades, Dubai has transformed itself from a local trading community into one of the most exciting and impressive destinations in the world. Today, Dubai is a bustling metropolis and famous for the visionary ‘No limit’ attitude of its people, offering its residents and businesses a unique environment, where big ideas can prosper and opportunities can be pursued. The quality of life and work is unbeaten in the Middle East, which is why thousands of new companies settle every year, finding that the city the perfect gateway between East and West.
Innovative companies, which seek to settle in Dubai, are supported by the government’s clear ambition to make the city a leader for innovation and future technologies in the world. This mindset, combined with the world class infrastructure and ease of business philosophy make Dubai the number one choice for organizations and business alike, which wish to expand into the Middle East.
Start Alliance Dubai – Your opportunities and benefits
Dubai SME, our Start Alliance partner in Dubai, is an Agency of the Department of Economic Development, part of the Government of Dubai. They have developed a market expansion program, which is perfectly tailored to the needs and wishes of startups. Companies can choose from a large number of services, most of them free of charge or highly subsidized. These services can be summarized in three main categories:
1. Soft Landing
Support legal setup and being ready to do business
2. Market Access
Facilitate exposure to the right people and partners to achieve tangible business outcomes
Potential equity investments through Dubai SME’s own funds, and access to other equity and debt investors