The innovation advisory firm announces partnership with DIFC and R/GA Ventures to support ‘DIFC Launchpad‘ and Dubai’s emergence as a global hub for venture building.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 1, 2023 / Silicon Foundry, a membership-based innovation advisory firm, today announced the expansion of its business operations with the opening of a satellite office in Dubai, UAE. The new location will serve as the company’s regional headquarters for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), providing unparalleled support to its growing membership and partner base in the region.
Facilitating the expansion is a new strategic partnership with Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) region, and R/GA Ventures, part of the Interpublic Group of Companies. The partnership aligns with the launch of DIFC Launchpad set to attract the best minds and companies from around the world to Dubai, providing them with the necessary support to develop, test, and launch new ventures on an unprecedented scale.
“We are delighted to announce our partnership with Silicon Foundry and R/GA Ventures. By joining forces with the two firms, we will further extend our reach and collaboration with ecosystems around the world as we position the DIFC Launchpad as a valuable strategic partner for leading entrepreneurs and venture studios with ambitions to launch and grow new ventures in the region,” said Mohammad Alblooshi, CEO of DIFC Innovation Hub.
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