Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI), an agency of Dubai Economy, and the MassChallenge, a non-profit start-up accelerator based in Boston (USA), signed a partnership to support global initiatives and projects that attract start-ups as well as investments to Dubai and the UAE. As part of the partnership, a road map will be established to expand MassChallenge’s activity into Dubai and MassChallenge will utilise its global reach and cross-sector network to identify potential start-ups suited for Dubai.

The agreement was signed on the sidelines of the ‘Dubai Investment Week 2017’ by Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO of Dubai FDI, and Brittany McDonough, Director of Global Partnerships at MassChallenge.