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Startup UAE

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The first Slack community for UAE startups

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by Ryan Hoover (Founder, Product Hunt)

Discussion

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Ramzy Ismail
@ramzyis · Program manager @ Techstars Connections
I recently moved to Abu Dhabi from Washington DC to help run an accelerator program in the region. As a founder and expat new to the UAE community, I had some difficulty connecting with the right people/organizations and get adjusted to startup life in the UAE. Expats make up close to 90% of the population in Dubai and Abu Dhabi with many of them making and… See more
Jonathan B Strong
@jonbstrong · Softlayer Community Development Manager
Great to see another location specific slack group - there's also www.techlondon.io for anyone involved in the London tech/startup scene - the largest geographically based group out there I'm aware of (1300+ members)
Leon Pals
@leonpals · Chairman Startup Foundation
Hi Ramzy, you're welcome to admin a geo channel on #startup if you'd like. That way we can benefit from an even bigger network, and the people interested in and from the UAE region can benefit of a community that extends globally. + people can hop in and hop out, ideal for founders who get around and are interested in the local scene.