LZine Supports University Students in UAE at Startup Career Night 2017
New York University Abu Dhabi’s Career Development Centre tied up with startAD to bring the Startup Career Night 2017 to students studying at NYUAD and other universities within UAE. The one-day event on 22nd February, 2017, aimed to bring together the talent pool of university students in UAE and connect them to emerging and revolutionary companies.
LZine Technologies was able to offer unique insights into the world of Artificial Intelligence and human engineering at the NYUAD startAD Startup Career Night 2017 . Other active participants attending the event included 1776 Dubai, Mumzworld, Hello Stylists, Khalifa Innovation Centre, Kintu Designs, mrUsta, Botler, Sahem, Turn8, SchoolVoice, Lamsa World, MakingWaves, and more.
The Career Night resulted in more than a hundred students finding their right fit with nearly 30 employers who participated. Students were able to discover their career options firsthand, and get a glimpse into what a potential job opportunity entails. Employers were also able to benefit from the event, as they had access to fresh minds who fit in with the innovative startup culture. The students brought enthusiasm and new ideas to the table, showcasing their skills and abilities to employers, leading them to the possibilities of exploring different avenues with the company.
LZine named Strategic Sponsor for Google Startup Weekend 2016
LZine Technologies, a Tech Startup based in UAE and India, joined hands with Google as the Strategic Sponsor for the GlassQube Startup Weekend FinTech Abu Dhabi 2016. LZine is an Intelligent Personal Assistant and an advanced Digital Platform that provides city information and local services to people in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, focusing on tourists and expatriate residents.
The event, held from 8th-10th December 2016, had four participants sponsored by LZine. The Participants – Sujith Sizon, Tushar Agarwal, Somil Mathur and Kiran Kushal – used Augmented Reality technology to create a start-up with the aim of providing easy and convenient on-the-go purchase and payment solutions. All four students from BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus, went on to receive full-time paid internships with LZine for a duration of three months.
As a Strategic Sponsor, LZine was also responsible for helping with media promotions. The organisation took an active part in creating awareness and promoting the Abu Dhabi Startup Weekend through their website www.abudhabi2.com, an Abu Dhabi city information portal. AbuDhabi2.com has a presence of more than 500k followers on Facebook, and a reach of 24 million website views.
In5 Tech, a Dubai-based platform that allows startups and fresh businesspersons to be innovative and aides in their growth, has offered a membership to LZine Technologies. Receiving a membership from in5 Tech means that LZine will be able to be a part of the innovative community that in5 fosters, and gives the company the opportunity to gain unparalleled guidance on taking their vision forward.
After nearly six months of completing the application and screening process, which involved presenting in front of an esteemed panel of judges, LZine secured the membership from in5 in June 2016. LZine was selected among thousands of candidates based on its innovation in technology, business model, scalability, and the tremendous impact it could have on the society. The official incorporation of LZine as a member of in5 Tech was on 18th September, 2016.
LZine Technologies Opens its First Workspace in Dubai
Under the name of iDigital Media LLC, LZine Technologies has opened the doors of its first mainland office in Dubai, UAE. It is the result of a joint venture between LZine and a UAE National, in order to comply with the rules and norms of the local Dubai Government. This office is, however, the second workspace of the company, the first being located in Bangalore, India.
The new iDigital Media office is very ideally situated on the Ground Floor of the Ibn Battuta Gate Offices, in Jebel Ali. The location is easily accessible from both Dubai and Abu Dhabi, facilitating the company’s strong relationships with clients in both cities.
The LZine Dubai team primarily operates from this office, which is the optimal space for carrying out business operations and sales. It creates the perfect environment for a company like LZine, which is constantly motivated by professional goals but always strives to keep up the startup culture. When it comes down to business, the team have a conference room to host meetings; at the same time, they have a cabana and bean bags out on the huge balcony when they need a break. The pantry is always stocked with an assortment of snacks and beverages to keep the team fuelled through the day.
To add to the list of plus points of the new iDigital Media office, the Ibn Battuta Mall, one of the largest and most unique malls in Dubai, is right next to the Gate Offices building. Shopping, dining and entertainment options are all just a stone’s throw away.
LZine Technologies Welcomes Its First Office in India
LZine Technologies Private Limited opened its very first office in Bangalore, the hub of the startup culture in India. Located within The Hive Collaborative Workspaces at VR Bengaluru Mall, the LZine Centre of Excellence fits right in with the vibe of the co-working space and the city on the whole.
The LZine Bangalore office will serve as the base for the development teams of the organisation, including the content team and engineering. Operations and sales will also go on side-by-side, to cater to LZine’s large number of Indian customers.
LZine will have one of the best offices within The Hive, given that they were able to secure a prime spot very early on. The office will officially be open from 4th May, 2016, with a capacity of 9 seats in the front office, and an additional 3 seats within the adjoining internal cabin.
Being situated within The Hive Collaborative Workspaces, the LZine team will have the opportunity to interact with hundreds of other startups and like-minded people. Moreover, the workspace is designed to inspire and motivate startups to balance work life and take a break when needed.
Highlights at The Hive include well-facilitated conference rooms, alternate and comfortable seating spaces, a games lounges fitted with a pool table, foosball table and a dartboard, and a loaded pantry with a fully-stocked vending machine. Apart from all that, the LZine team will have access to the VR Bengaluru Mall within just a few steps downstairs, and the Phoenix Marketcity next door. Yummy food, great shopping discounts, and the ultimate movie-watching experience at PVR are just some of the perks that come with the LZine Bangalore office.