AstroLabs and Australian Fintech Innovator, Lakeba Group Join Forces to Shape the Future of Technology

Dubai, 6th November – In a global collaboration, Australian company Lakeba Group, and AstroLabs, a leading business expansion platform in the Gulf, have joined forces to usher in a new era of AI and technology innovation in the region. 

The partnership comes at a crucial juncture as the tech industry rapidly transforms industries and economies, with AI and machine learning offering unprecedented opportunities for growth and innovation across the globe. 

Lakeba is a global venture studio with a track record of creating and commercialising technology solutions, including mobile security tool, Quixxi Security; and digital document verification system, DoxAI. 

AstroLabs is supporting Lakeba Group’s entry into the region via the UAE and facilitating scalability and access to the UAE’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

AstroLabs says the partnership marks a significant stride towards fortifying Dubai’s position as a global technology hub and growing the digital economy for the UAE and its people, underscoring Dubai’s commitment to embracing technology as central pillars of its growth strategy. 

With global businesses like Lakeba growing in the region, Dubai is poised to harness the transformative potential of digital transformation across sectors, from finance to healthcare, and from energy to transportation.

Lakeba’s Founder and CEO, Giuseppe Porcelli, said:
“Dubai’s forward-thinking approach and commitment to innovation align seamlessly with Lakeba’s mission. By joining forces with AstroLabs, we are poised to create a thriving ecosystem that fosters AI and tech-driven solutions, unlocking new avenues for growth.”

Commenting on the partnership, AstroLabs Director of Community & Dubai Expansion, Andrea Trevisi, said:
We’re excited to welcome Lakeba to the AstroLabs community. With our shared vision of fostering digital innovation in the region, and with AstroLabs’ decade-long commitment of supporting companies expand and gain access to the MENA region, we look forward to supporting Lakeba’s growth in the UAE and witnessing their impact on the region’s AI sector. This partnership signifies AstroLabs’ ongoing commitment to bringing global expertise to the region.” 

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About Lakeba 

Lakeba invests and create technology businesses. It utilises proprietary artificial intelligence (AI), decades of business and technology experience, and scalable shared services, to support each phase of business building. So far it has ‘conceived, created and commercialised’ 15 ventures, of which three have already been successfully exited.=

Lakeba Group was founded by Giuseppe Porcelli, entrepreneur and visionary of future technology.

About AstroLabs:

AstroLabs supports high-growth companies expanding in the Gulf, developing key sectors in the region. With 10 years of active building in the region and a vibrant community of over 1,500 companies across 3 coworking spaces in the UAE & KSA, AstroLabs is the Gulf’s trusted partner in enabling economic development via streamlined licensing processes and tailored expansion services. 

Partnering with key industry shapers, including governmental entities, corporates & enterprises, AstroLabs designs and facilitates economic development through business expansion and market entry operations, community building, and innovation programs, as well as value-focused talent recruitment practices.