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Investment landscape

Why investors thrive in Dubai

Thu, September 17, 2020

Dubai’s finance market offers low-risk opportunities through government support, dedicated free zones and a safe tech-driven market attracting organisations, start-ups and entrepreneurs.

Dubai’s finance market offers low-risk opportunities through government support, dedicated free zones and a safe tech-driven market attracting organisations, start-ups and entrepreneurs.

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80%

Expats

The emirate offers a safe, tolerant and inclusive society that values the contribution of residents – 80% of whom are expatriates. It is a cosmopolitan and open society, which makes the city a magnet for global talent.

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Fintech Hive

FinTech Hive is the region’s first and biggest FinTech accelerator and hub

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66%

Growth in fintech investment

Growing smartphone usage across MENA lends to rising investment in fintech, which grew by 66% between 2014–2019, compared to a global average of 26%.

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60%

Opportunity for financial investors

In MEASA, around 60% of adults do not have traditional bank accounts.

DIFC is Dubai’s high growth financial centre

DIFC is Dubai’s high growth financial centre

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