About Mashreq Bank

Mashreq has provided banking and financial services to millions of customers and businesses since 1967. We are one of UAE's leading financial institutions with a growing retail presence in the region including Egypt, Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain. We focus on providing our customers access to a wide range of innovative products and services.


Trusted partner of SMEs.


Tech start-ups

By |March 12th, 2015|

How strong is the current climate for tech start-ups?

Tuning into tech

The decline in oil prices has made the region’s drive for diversification even more valid, and technology is one sector that many view as […]

Alternative financing

By |February 19th, 2015|

What possibilities do schemes such as crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending offer regional SMEs?
A new way to fund your firm

In recent months, crowdfunding and peer-to-peer (P2P) financing schemes have begun to gain more attention in […]

Optimism up or down?

By |February 19th, 2015|

As we start 2015, what do the latest UAE SME surveys say about the state of the sector?
Looking ahead

In 2013–14, the 2008 global recession finally felt far behind us. Economies improved globally: nowhere […]

Risk management

By |January 15th, 2015|

How do SMEs find the right balance when it comes to risk management?
Are you on top of risk management?

Starting and running an SME takes a special kind of person. One prepared to go outside […]

Encouraging Emirati entrepreneurs

By |November 1st, 2014|

A new law aims to give Emirati entrepreneurs a real boost. What’s on offer?
Has the landscape ever been more welcoming for Emirati SMEs?

A new law, approved in April, creates fresh benefits and incentives for […]

Female Entrepreneurs: On the rise

By |September 1st, 2014|

Women entrepreneurs are – at last – entering the local SME market. What more can be done to encourage this trend?

Thanks to significant progress in education and other areas, the prospects for female professionals […]