Dubai SmartUps, 2020

Dubai Smart City named Smart Dubai is leading the way in digitalization by creating one of the most sustainable city and World Expo with a startup accelerator program and inaugurating a Minister for Artificial Intelligence. The Dubai Plan 2021 includes policies to achieve a happier society with new technologies playing a key role like AI, blockchain and autonomous services. The government is supporting innovation showcases at Expo 2020 Dubai implementing distinct  Sustainability, Mobility and Startup ecosystems:

  • Smart meters and sensor data help  reduce carbon emissions. For Expo 2020 and beyond, Smart Dubai will achieve their ambitious 2050 Clean Energy Strategy to increase the proportion of clean, solar and nuclear energy to 75%.
  • New metro lines will help visitors attend Expo 2020 on public transport. Dubai Roads and Transport Authority have set a target of 30% of trips by public transport by 2030. And a 15 km metro extension to connect Nakheel Harbour and Tower Station to the Expo 2020 site is under construction.
  • Accelerator programs create new  opportunities for startups.  The Dubai Plan 2021 includes policies to achieve a happier society. New technologies play a role and will include AI and autonomous services.

SmartDubai Smart Dubai , first blockchain capital,  is ready for Expo 2020 Dubai Smartworld supported by Siemens Infrastructure Careem flydubai Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) AstroLabs Dubai Smart City Accelerator (powered by Startupbootcamp) for a booming startup ecosystem.

Congrats to our Top30 SmartUps: holidayme BLOOVO MAGNiTT STARZPLAY Sprii.com almentor.net ekar Altibbi Mixfame.com Laimoon.com Beehive UAE LetsTango.com Souqalmal.com Burency MATIC ZIWO Cloud Call Center Software BulkWhiz Letswork Meddy Abraa.com Health at Hand healthcare Idealz Seez App @THE-LIST-DUBAI Foloosi ServiceMarket Repeat App Invoice Bazaar Genr8 Lexyom

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Sources:

    • https://www.smartdubai.ae/
    • https://mobility.here.com/learn/smart-city-initiatives/dubai-smart-city-paving-way-innovation-and-technology
    • https://interestingengineering.com/smart-city-dubai-the-happiest-city-of-the-future
    • https://safesmart.city/en/dubai-smart-city-index/

Saudi Smartups, 2020

Saudi Arabia vision 2030 for a SmartSaudi is supported by the Ministry of Investment, MonshaatSA and Invest Saudi strategic planning. Saudi Vision 2030 is a Digital Economy with Giga Projects: NEOM, Redsea, Qidiya, Waad Alshamal and SPARK. NEOM the most famous SmartCity project will support the local startup financing ecosystem. Beside the new city NEOM, Saudi Arabia aims to equip 5 existing cities with smart infrastructure, targeting to be among the top 100 cities worldwide. Our Top30:

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Sources:

  • https://investsaudi.sa/en/
  • https://impact46.sa/
  • https://investsaudi.sa/en/sectors-opportunities/information-technology/