#ICYMI 01/06: UAE Tech & Digital News at a Glance

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Leading Stories

DP World will launch a new technology platform called DPMETAWORLD this year to solve supply chain challenges.More Granting access to venture capital funding will help Abu Dhabi attract entrepreneurs from across the world and put “innovation on steroids”.More Cutting-edge data analytics tools to hyper-personalise Wellx, a first-of-its-kind Insurtech platform that rewards individuals on the completion of health and lifestyle goals.More

Web3 & the Metaverse

Women represented about 20 per cent to 25 per cent of the workforce in Web2, compared with 8 per cent of Web3More Web3’s market size is expected to be valued at about $6.2 billion in 2023 and is projected to grow at a compound annual rate of 44.6 per cent from 2023 to 2030More Calls to make the emerging Web3 industry more inclusive, under claims Web3 will open up access to technology and decentralisation for women and minorities everywhere.More

Startup Nation

From mind control to AI controlled, two UAE startups are getting noticed. Fast Company Magazine tells you why these companies need to be on your radar.More Decentralised crypto and blockchain educational platform plans to enter new markets – Coinmarketpedia raises $2m to fuel growthMore The five tech startups awarded pilot contracts through Aldar’s Scale Up programme. Each aligns with the UAE’s smart and sustainable cities ambitions as the shift to Web 3.0 accelerates globally.More

Talent Radar

Pupilar – the next-gen platform that seeks to bring a revolution in the way young individuals network and seek opportunities to advance in their careersMore Abu Dhabi’s artificial intelligence university is teaming up with IBM to open a research centre at its Masdar City campus.More

Network & Learn

Hundreds of ‘futurists’ from around the world will convene in the UAE for the first Dubai Future Forum, which will be held on October 10 and 11.More UAE committed to build Web3.0 community. What was said at this weekend’s inaugural Metacon Expo.More Enjoy a meal at a café as flying cars zoom by Burj Khalifa or play immersive games; the Top 5 things you can do in the virtual world.More