Dubai: The Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy has disclosed that during the nine months from the first quarter to the third quarter of 2023, it collaborated with partners from various government agencies to bring 101 creative digital startups to the emirate.
The achievement came as part of the chamber’s efforts to enhance Dubai’s digital economy and support the ambitions of the Dubai Economic Agenda (D33). The Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy is one of the three chambers operating under the umbrella of Dubai Chambers.
Mr. Omar Sultan Al Olama, UAE Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Remote Work Applications and Chairman of the Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy, emphasized the chamber’s continuing commitment to working to attract leading digital companies and the world’s best tech talent to Dubai.
Mr. Al Olama noted that these efforts support the chamber’s ongoing drive to achieve the vision of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The aim is to consolidate the emirate’s leadership as the global capital of the digital economy. This involves activating the role of the private sector as a key driver of sustainable economic growth. Additionally, it focuses on ensuring a favorable business environment that enables emerging digital companies and talent to thrive.
The Minister stated that the chamber is working to establish an integrated ecosystem to attract emerging digital companies and encourage entrepreneurs to establish their businesses in Dubai. Mr. Al Olama added that the chamber is building a prosperous digital economy and accelerating the pace of digital transformation by encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation, supporting startups, scaleups, and SMEs throughout their growth journeys, and connecting businesses with local and international investors.