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Launch of the “Setup in Abu Dhabi” platform as a gateway for MSMEs

Installation in Abu Dhabi provides everything a business owner or MSME needs to set up, launch and grow their business in Abu Dhabi by providing integrated business solutions, installation advice and assistance in establishing their businesses in Abu Dhabi. It is positioned as a market place where users will find all the information related to business creation, support services such as banking, insurance, legal, tax and accounting advice, HR services and much more. Moreover.

The launch of Setup in Abu Dhabi complements existing projects and initiatives aimed at promoting investment in the emirate, including “Investor Care”, which was launched by the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) to help large entities to obtain financing, licenses and resources; and ‘MAAK’, a pioneering service that offers support throughout the investor’s journey, from the receipt of the investment request to the start of its commercial activity.

ADDED has done everything possible to ensure that all spectrums of the entrepreneurial ecosystem are served to realize the vision of thought leaders in positioning the emirate as a premier business destination. Abu Dhabi’s recent moves to further improve the business climate and boost private establishments in the emirate include reducing business start-up requirements by 71% and reducing business start-up fees by 90%.

Mouza Obaid Al Nasiri, Executive Director of SME Sector, ADDED, said that “the launch of ‘Setup in Abu Dhabi’ is an important step to provide a suitable ecosystem to support MSMEs as it is one of the vital sectors of the economy and plays a vital role in increasing GDP and creating jobs”.

Mouza Al Nasiri highlighted ADDED’s desire to enable the private sector to come up with more solutions to support and encourage entrepreneurship and SMEs.

The true value proposition of Setup in Abu Dhabi comes from the fact that it is set up in collaboration with twenty-five partners who provide value-added services along the way to anyone wishing to start and grow their business in Abu Dhabi. Dubai. Partners include ADDED, Creative Zone, Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), Twofour54, Masdar, Khalifa Industrial Zone (KIZAD), ZonesCorp, Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone (ADAFZ), Khalifa Fund, Abu Dhabi SME Hub, Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB), Etisalat, Microsoft, Hub71, Telr, SME PM, Vestigos, Bloovo, DHL,, Daman, Obeid and Medawar Law Firm, Team Red Dot and CZ Tax & Accounting.

“It is because of Abu Dhabi’s innovative and flexible approach to its economy that it is now one of the fastest emerging international business centers and the gateway to global players. The government has rolled out several different entrepreneur-focused projects and ‘Setup in Abu Dhabi’ will unite and strengthen these projects under one umbrella to make it easier for foreign and local entrepreneurs to navigate Abu Dhabi’s business landscape,” said Lorenzo Jooris, CEO of Creative Zone.

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