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Why Dubai

Empowering Government

Empowering Government

Leads the region in governance, government effectiveness, political stability, and quality of regulation.

100% Business Ownership

100% Business Ownership

Allows foreign investors a 100% ownership of their business, reiterating Dubai’s commitment to facilitate business, attract and sustain foreign investments, and uphold its global competitive edge.

Connecting Worlds

Connecting Worlds

Acts as the gateway to two-thirds of the world’s most attractive growth markets

Business Made Easy

Business Made Easy

Ranks 1st regionally and 16th globally on 'Ease Of Doing Business', enabled by supportive government processes, policies and digital services.

Cutting-Edge Infrastructure

Cutting-Edge Infrastructure

Boasts state-of-the-art roads, ports and airports serving as one of the world’s busiest gateways into the region for business, commerce, and tourism.

Drawing Talent

Drawing Talent

Hosts the world’s greatest talents in a pro-business environment, with an exceptional standard of living.

Incubating Innovation

Incubating Innovation

Home to the Middle East’s First Unicorn

Rewarding Lifestyle

Rewarding Lifestyle

Offers an incredibly diverse range of events and leisure activities for everyone in a vibrant, cosmopolitan setting.

Favorable Tax Environment

Favorable Tax Environment

Enables investors and businessmen to gain maximum profit in virtually zero-tax conditions.

Pursuing Happiness

Pursuing Happiness

Has a vision to leverage the power of emerging technologies to make Dubai the happiest city on Earth

Ensuring Safety

Ensuring Safety

Ranks as the 7th safest city in the world for citizens, residents, and visitors

What’s best for your business

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Mainland

I would like to operate my business anywhere in Dubai mainland and want to know what it takes to set up my business

Explore business setup

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Free Zones

I want to own 100% of my company and would like to choose a Free Zone to start my business with.

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Investment Sectors

Cleantech

Includes business activities such as Green Economy, Urban Solutions and Sustainability Circular Economy

Advanced Manufacturing

Includes business activities such as 3D Printing, Nanotechnology

Finance

With the UAE as a whole accounting for 47% of all Fintech Deals globally in 2019, and with nearly half of all of the region's fintechs…

Technology

Includes Business activities such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and more

Dubai Business Map

Success Stories

Hear what current investors have to say about investing in Dubai, Get inspired.

Ronaldo Mouchawar

From pitching ecommerce platform business proposals in front of unconvinced ...

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Magnus Olsson, Mudassir Sheikha and Abdulla Elyas

When Mudassir Sheikha and Magnus Olsson, two ex-McKinsey & Company ...

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John Tsioris

After working in Dubai as a marketing intelligence manager, Greek ...

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Amal Al Marri

Emirati entrepreneur Amal Al Marri and Saudi Arabian partner Deem Al Bassam ...

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Xische & Co.

Brothers, investors and entrepreneurs Danish Farhan and Wisam Amid have ...

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Latest News

09 June 2021

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Issues Directives to Reduce Business Procedures By 30%

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, issued directives to reduce government procedures for doing business by 30%. This move is part of the efforts to reduce the cost of doing business and further boost economic growth in Dubai and consolidate its status as a global investment and business destination.

28 July 2021

Dubai-Based Swvl, the 1st ME Unicorn to List on Nasdaq US

Founded in 2017 by Mostafa Kandil, Mahmoud Nouh, and Ahmed Sabbah, Swvl started as a bus-hailing service in Egypt, enabling users to travel within a city by booking seats on buses on fixed routes. It later expanded the service in Kenya and Pakistan and moved its headquarters to Dubai. Today Swvl is to finalize an agreement with a SPAC that makes it the first Middle East USD 1.5 billion Unicorn to list on Nasdaq US.

27 July 2021

Dubai Free Zones Council Explores Business Accelerator Initiatives and Startups Support

The Dubai Free Zones Council (DFZ Council) headed by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Free Zones Council, discussed in its latest meeting the strategic initiatives that support Dubai-based startups and SMEs, to boost Dubai’s status as a preferred destination for foreign direct investment and innovation.

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