DUBAI: THE BUSINESS AND INNOVATION HUB OF THE WORLD
Dubai was the first to kick-start a regional tech movement and remains at the forefront of the tech & startup ecosystem across the fast-evolving Middle East, Africa & Asia.
#1 For Starting a New Business
UAE emerged as the best place to start a new business in 2022 with a NECI score of 6.8, in the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report by the Global Entrepreneurship Research Association.
#1 For Innovation
Dubai’s ranked top in the Arab World in the 2021 Global Innovation Index.
Dubai's shorter-term ambitions include attracting 300+ new digital businesses to Dubai by the end of 2024, being home to over 20 unicorns by 2030, and having a digital economy worth well over US$100 billion annually by 2031.