Hind Hobeika, made a splash in the fitness market in July when she finally launched her immersive swimming goggle-mounted heart-rate trainer, Instabeat. It’s been a plan in the making for 10 years.
Haider Ali Khan left a corporate job in the U.S. to build property portal, Bayut, in the U.A.E. Today, with funding worth $160 million, he is leading a juggernaut that is rapidly scaling.
$150 million of the investment will be directed to funds that support companies that use Abu Dhabi’s Hub71 for regional expansion, while $100 million will be directed to 15 tech startups.