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Ideas flow rapidly in the UAE

August 2017, Middle East
by Radhakrishna Thatavarti
The region is a magnet for fintech growth, writes an entrepreneur behind a Dubai start-up.

The UAE is known for tall buildings, large projects on sea, oil economy, trading and real-estate projects. The landscape is transformed with e-commerce start-up taken-over by Amazon for over $650 million.

The UAE is a very small country with 10 million people and seven emirates, diversity is huge with people from over 160 countries. So ideas flow rapidly.