Driving Scaleup Success: Dubai's Attractiveness for Startup Growth

By Ashok Raman, 17 July 2023

Previously: The Surge of Mega-Round Investments in MENA

Scaleup Investing Ratio: UAE's Impact on the MENA Average

The UAE, with its sheer number of scaleups has tipped the MENA average to a higher value of 0.2% Scaleup Investing ratio and 0.16% for Scaleup Density ratio. While a number of countries in the region have a lower Scaleup Investing ratio than MENA average, countries like Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Lebanon and Kuwait all have above regional ratios, showing preference for startups to operate from these countries.

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