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How Girls-Led Startups Can Get Previous The Challenges Of Remaining In A Male-Dominated Technological know-how Ecosystem


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As two entrepreneurs and founders of a social tech platform, we accept that gals in the UAE are at the centre of a regional hub with unlimited prospects to improve an on the internet small business. With about 20% of women of all ages leaders in the UAE cabinet taking part in a significant part in supporting know-how and modern corporations in the state, we consider that as woman business owners, we live in the very best time and put to construct a little something innovative and unique.

That becoming stated, woman-owned organizations are nevertheless in the large minority, and there are limitless road blocks for women of all ages who have embraced entrepreneurship. This is

Four startups win inaugural Microsoft Emerge X pitch competition in APAC

In feature image above: Team Milky Way AI – one of four winners at Microsoft’s Emerge X Regional Pitching Competition in Asia Pacific

The Emerge X Program sits within Microsoft’s Highway to a 100 Unicorns initiative, which discovers and nurtures high potential technology startups & grows the ecosystem in emerging markets across APAC

Asia Pacific, 3 December 2020 – Four startups from Vietnam, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Singapore are winners at Microsoft’s inaugural Emerge X Regional Pitching Competition in Asia Pacific:

  1. Abivin from Vietnam: An AI-powered platform that optimizes supply chains across multiple sectors by solving the vehicle routing problem
  2. Lifetrack Medical Systems in the Philippines and Singapore: A cloud-based platform that provides affordable access to medical imaging in emerging markets
  3. Agrithmics from Sri Lanka: A cloud-based solution that enriches the agri-industry by digitizing the farm to factory supply chain and connecting farmers and buyers
  4. Milky Way AI, from