Top 5 nationalities for UAE entrepreneurs revealed

Dubai: A new study has revealed that the number of entrepreneurs in the UAE has nearly doubled in the past year, turning it into the country with the highest percentage of entrepreneurs in the Middle East.

The findings were part of a study carried out by LinkedIn, a global professional network, that examined the movement of individuals across job functions and industries. The research was based on an analysis of UAE profiles created and completed between March 2015 and March 2016.

According to the study, the majority of entrepreneurs arrived in the UAE from countries in the Middle East, and more specifically from Syria, Iraq, Jordan and Palestine. Entrpreneurs also came from Switzerland, Egypt, South Africa and Spain.

Ali Mattar, Head of LinkedIn Talent Solutions for Southern Europe, Middle East and North Africa, said: “The UAE has evolved to be a preferred destination for entrepreneurs and innovators from across the world.

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Source: Gulf News

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