Saudi Arabia startups close February with $16.3m in funding 

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia emerged as a significant player in the startup ecosystem this February, raising $16.3 million, making it the second-highest amount secured by any country across the Middle East and North Africa. According to Wamda’s monthly investments report for the region, the Kingdom secured the funding across seven transactions, marking a 48.18 percent increase from … Read more

Saudi investor group joins hands with Pakistan’s SuperNova

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Saudi Arabia named ‘most improved country overall’ in US Chamber of Commerce IP Index RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has received recognition as “the most improved country overall” in the 12th edition of the US Chamber of Commerce International Intellectual Property Index.  Released on March 2, the report emphasizes the several achievements of the Kingdom, with Vice … Read more

Saudi Arabia named ‘most improved country overall’ in US Chamber of Commerce IP Index

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Tadawul All Share Index slipped on Monday, losing 120.61 points, or 0.96 percent, to close at 12,434.59.  The total trading turnover of the benchmark index was SR10.50 billion ($2.80 billion) as 43 of the listed stocks advanced, while 180 retreated.   Similarly, the MSCI Tadawul Index decreased by 17.59 points, or 1.09 percent, … Read more

Saudi FM receives French official in Riyadh

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JEDDAH: The inaugural IB2 Visual Art Exhibition at the British International School of Jeddah opened with a display of 70 pieces created by eight students. The exhibition, which runs until March 7, features diverse themes and art forms including painting, printmaking, photography, digital art, sculpture and installations. The works reflect each artist’s unique journey. Head … Read more

NHC signs deals to revolutionize Saudi real estate sector with innovative technologies

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Saudi Arabia named ‘most improved country overall’ in US Chamber of Commerce IP Index RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has received recognition as “the most improved country overall” in the 12th edition of the US Chamber of Commerce International Intellectual Property Index.  Released on March 2, the report emphasizes the several achievements of the Kingdom, with Vice … Read more

Saudi art, music execs speak at Culture Summit Abu Dhabi

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DUBAI: Long a crossroads for cultures from the Far East, South Asia, Europe and the Americas, Dubai’s strategic global location has made it a pivotal place for cultural exchange. Art Dubai’s 17th edition, which wraps up on March 3, further exemplifies the Gulf city’s unique location and cosmopolitan nature, particularly for artists and cultural platforms … Read more

Closing Bell: Saudi main index slips to close at 12,434 

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia emerged as a significant player in the startup ecosystem this February, raising $16.3 million, making it the second-highest amount secured by any country across the Middle East and North Africa. According to Wamda’s monthly investments report for the region, the Kingdom secured the funding across seven transactions, marking a 48.18 percent increase from … Read more

Saudi aviation professions localization plan enters 2nd phase

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia emerged as a significant player in the startup ecosystem this February, raising $16.3 million, making it the second-highest amount secured by any country across the Middle East and North Africa. According to Wamda’s monthly investments report for the region, the Kingdom secured the funding across seven transactions, marking a 48.18 percent increase from … Read more

Saudi Arabia extends voluntary oil cut of 1m barrels per day until mid-2024

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is gearing up for LEAP 2024, the world’s most-attended tech event, from March 4 to 7 at the Riyadh Exhibition and Convention Center in Malham. The pre-event gathering on Feb 28 announced this year’s theme as “Into New Worlds,” which encompasses new opportunities, technologies, and capabilities in the tech sector. The event … Read more

Number of registered nonprofit organizations in Saudi Arabia hits 4,656

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is gearing up for LEAP 2024, the world’s most-attended tech event, from March 4 to 7 at the Riyadh Exhibition and Convention Center in Malham. The pre-event gathering on Feb 28 announced this year’s theme as “Into New Worlds,” which encompasses new opportunities, technologies, and capabilities in the tech sector. The event … Read more