Dubai Internet City is the Middle East and North Africa’s largest Information and Communications Technology cluster.
Established in the year 2000, Dubai Internet City (DIC) has grown to become the Middle East and North Africa’s largest Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Business Park, hosting both global and regional companies. DIC provides a comprehensive ecosystem, infrastructure, and environment for companies who wish to set up their ICT business in the UAE.
Dubai Internet City is managed by TECOM Investments, which is based in Dubai and is a subsidiary of Dubai Holding. TECOM a recognized leader is a global company dedicated to knowledge and life-improving industries. Dubai Internet City is set in the heart of “New Dubai” with the Marina district to the west, Palm Jumeirah to the North and Sheikh Zayed Road to the South.
Businesses from the following sectors may apply to become part of the DIC business community:
Setting up a business in Dubai Internet City requires planning and decision making through different phases. This involves preparation of comprehensive business plan, choosing suitable infrastructure, estimating required human work force etc. The business registration or licensing process can be completed only after depositing the minimum capital mandated by Dubai Internet City in a bank account in UAE. A company being formed may have either an individual shareholder or corporate shareholder or both. The incorporation process requires the shareholders to sign the documents in the presence of DIC authorities.
Individuals or corporate entities can set up and do business in Dubai Internet City being registered in any of the following legal forms:
The ICT business park hosts a dynamic international community of IT companies which include Fortune 500 brands as well as a number of growing enterprises, entrepreneurships and ventures: Microsoft, Dell, Intel, IBM, Canon, General Electric and Cisco just to name a few.