Kuwait's Floward, a flowers and gifts delivery startup, on Wednesday 7 October 2020 has secured a $2.7 million funding from Impact46.
Author - Jayant Arora
Algiers, Algeria-based temtem, a mobility startup on Sunday, 4 October, 2020, announced that it has launched the country's first super app
India's education giant Amity Group has reportedly announced that it is projecting to set up new schools in the UAE and Oman.
Yalla Group on Wednesday, 30 September 2020 has become UAE's first tech-unicorn to be listed on New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
Iraq's e-commerce platform Miswag on Tuesday, 29 September 2020, raised seed funds from Euphrates Iraq Fund, and Shwan Ibrahim Taha.
India's hospitality unicorn OYO has reportedly added 2,700 shares worth INR 1,053.87 to its existing employee stock options (ESOP).
Cairo, Egypt-based La Reina on Monday (28 September 2020) raised six-figure seed funding round from 500 Startups, Algebra Ventures and more.
Egyptian virtual assistant platform Elves on Sunday (20 September 2020) raised $2 million from Sawari Ventures and some undisclosed investors
Saurabh Saxena, co-founder of online tutoring platform Lakshya and ex-Vedantu co-founder launches Uable, a life skill platform for kids.
Gurgaon, Haryana-based meditation and mental wellness startup Mindhouse, on Sunday (20 September 2020) announced its launch in the UAE.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia-based SaaS startup, Penny Software on Monday raised $1.35 million seed funding from Wamda, Class 5 Global, and others.
Kuwait-based laundry marketplace platform JustClean, on Sunday raised $8 million in a series B round led by Faith Capital Holding.
Here’s to this week’s news roundup, featuring the top startup news and stories from MENA and India published on LAFFAZ from 14 to 20 September, 2020.
Edtech unicorn BYJU’S on Thursday (September 17 2020) acquired LabinApp, an edtech startup backed by Unitus Ventures.
UK's BibliU, an edtech startup on Sunday (13 September 2020) raised $12 million in a Series A funding round from UAE-based Spartech Ventures.