Dubai Makes A Fresh Play For Crowdfunding Dollars

In Dubai – one of seven emirates that make up the UAE federation ... Dominic Dudley is a freelance journalist with almost two decades’ experience in reporting on business, economic and political stories in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe. ( read original story ...)

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