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The Road Ahead: Visa Webinar Discusses How A Shift To Digital Can Help In The Recovery Of SMEs In The UAE

With Entrepreneur Middle East Editor in Chief Aby Sam Thomas as the moderator, the discussion was led by Saeed Al Marri, Deputy CEO, Dubai SME, Madhur Mehra, MENA Head of Merchant Sales and Acquiring at Visa, and Raed Hafez, CEO of elGrocer.

Here's How SMEs Are Affected and Fighting COVID-19

Coping up with post-COVID 19 scenario is the biggest challenge for small and medium businesses

Blue Ashva Capital Raises INR 454 Crore For Its SME and Startup Focused Fund

The investors include family offices and high net worth individuals

Catalyzing Online Commerce: How The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Impacted Business As We Know It

Visa's COVID-19 CEMEA Impact Tracker shows how the COVID-19 pandemic has radically altered how customers interact with businesses today.

COVID-19: The Impact on the Economy – Is The Worst Over?

As economies across the world try to jump-start their way to a "V-shaped" recovery, the question on the lips of many investors and analysts is, "has the worst of the economic damage passed?"

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