An initiative of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, Dtec is designed to conveniently set up a new business in Dubai. From 100% business ownership, visa processing, 24/7 access, high speed wifi, a range of creative meeting and events spaces, Dtec has it all. Setting up a business has never been easier!
For technology startups and entrepreneurs looking for flexible coworking or office space in Dubai for rent, Dtec offers a nurturing, supportive community from which to set up their new business. The largest technology innovation hub in the MENA region, the 10,000 sqm creatively designed workspace hosts an integrated ecosystem, home to hundreds of startups, SMEs and technology entrepreneurs from around the world.
Got a great idea you want to see realized? Everything you need can be found in Dtec. Our coworking space encourages collaboration, our accelerator programs and funding arm give a young business set up in the UAE a head start, and our networking events ensure you get your name out there and stay on top of industry trends.
Meet Dtec’s ever-growing team of professionals who are passionate about nurturing big ideas in technology and entrepreneurship.
William ChappellCFO & EVP Technology & Entrepreneurship
William Chappell is the CFO and EVP of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority. He leads the Technology & Entrepreneurship unit of DSOA and is heading the Investment Committee of Dtec Ventures.
Hans Henrik ChristensenVice President
Hans leads the largest and most economically impactful tech ecosystem in MENA. Previously he has been a successful serial entrepreneur, built the first Siemens ICN nCubator and held various international positions.
Veronica GilesManager – Events and Community Services
Veronica heads our events and community services. She and her team are here to help you connect, collaborate and grow your business.
Parisa BorhaniAssociate Manager
Parisa Kamal heads the Company setup section. She and her team are here to help you register your business in Dtec.
Julien PlouzeauInvestment Manager
Julien is the Investment Manager in charge of the deal flow. He previously spent 7 years building and advising tech startups in the UAE after 3 years as an Investment Banker for Societe Generale CIB in Italy.
Karen MarcosSenior Executive - Research
Karen is a member of the Dtec Ventures Team, the investment arm of Dtec. She is responsible for deal transaction support and due diligence, as well as post-deal governance on portfolio companies.