SABB and KAUST support SME sector

Updated 03 March 2018
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SABB and KAUST support SME sector

The Saudi British Bank (SABB) and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) have launched the second phase of the “TAQADAM” program to support university-based entrepreneurs’ projects. These include 37 teams of students and faculty members from 18 Saudi universities. This came after the success of the program in its first version.
TAQADAM is an example of SABB’s major initiatives in support of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, and an aspirations model to support the SME sector in the Saudi economy.
SABB is providing financial grants for new projects and innovative ideas of the students and faculty members and turning them into emerging companies with much potential.
The TAQADAM program supports initiatives in various fields such as financial technology, digital solutions, industrial solutions and food and water sustainability.


Al-Futtaim ACE hosts Eid celebration

Updated 18 June 2018
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Al-Futtaim ACE hosts Eid celebration

Al-Futtaim ACE in Dubai celebrated Eid with 25-75 percent off its 25,000 product lines available both in-store and online. Customers enjoyed exciting deals on a range of home, DIY, outdoor and garden products as well as on electronic goods.
A number of in-store activities, such as a henna artist, balloons, cotton candy, pop corn and face painting for kids, kept everyone entertained. The Al-Futtaim ACE Eid Extravaganza ran from June 14-17.
Customers also took advantage of the recently launched “Price Match Protection,” which matches prices of branded products available at Al-Futtaim ACE to prices for the exact same make, model and specifications of products in the market, including at online retailers.
Al-Futtaim ACE stores offer over 33,000 great products of world-class brands such as WILKO, Karcher, Black & Decker, Makita, Clark + Kensington, Weber, Gardena and Leisuregrow.