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  • India’s edtech unicorn BYJU’S acquires LabInApp

    Edtech unicorn BYJU’S on Thursday (September 17 2020) acquired LabinApp, an edtech startup backed by Unitus Ventures.

  • New York’s Endeavor Catalyst raises $134 Mn for Fund III from Careem & more

    New York-based venture capitalist Endeavor Catalyst yesterday (16 September 2020) raised $134 million for its Fund III from Careem & others.

  • Delhi’s EkAnek raises $5.4 Mn funding from UAE’s Alpha Wave Incubation

    Delhi-based EkAnek on Monday raised $5.4 million (around INR 40 crore) in a Series A1 round led by UAE’s Alpha Wave Incubation (AWI) Fund

  • Egypt’s Road Runner raises six-figure seed funding

    Cairo, Egypt-based logistics startup Road Runner, on Monday (14 September 2020) raised a six-figure seed investment from several angel investors.

  • UAE’s Spartech Ventures invests $12 Mn in a Series A funding round for UK’s BibliU

    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.

  • Egypt’s eSports startup Anubis secures $300K seed funding

    Anubis Gaming, a Cairo, Egypt-based startup on Monday (14 September 2020) has raised $300K seed funding from a regional e-commerce group.

  • Egypt’s healthtech platform Rology raises $860K Pre-Series A funding

    Cairo, Egypt-based Rology, an on-demand teleradiology platform has successfully raised $860K in a Pre-Series A funding round, led by HIMangel

  • DIFC and Dubai Future Foundation partners to make Dubai a leading city of the future

    DIFC partners with Dubai Future Foundation to reaffirm its commitment to driving the future of finance – making Dubai a leading city.

  • Education Partnerships UK teams up with Halal Angels Network to offer certificate courses to entrepreneurs

    Halal Angels Network has partnered with Education Partnerships UK to develop and provide training and certificate courses to entrepreneurs.

  • Bengaluru’s edtech startup QShala secures INR 2.7 Cr funding from Rainmatter and others

    Bengaluru-based QShala, owned by Walnut Knowledge Solutions has raised INR 2.7 crore from Rainmatter Capital, a Zerodha-backed fund.

  • Orange Jordan renews partnership with Elevatus to augment its recruitment

    Orange Jordan, a Jordanian telecom operator has renewed its partnership with Elevatus, a Jordan-based tech solutions provider.

  • Groww – Bengaluru’s wealth management platform raises $30 Mn funding

    Bengaluru-based wealth management platform, Groww has raised $30 million from Y Combinator’s growth stage fund, YC Continuity, and more.

  • Dubai Startup Hub partners with Startup India to welcome India’s fintech and healthtech startups

    Dubai Startup Hub partners with Startup India and Mumbai Fintech Hub to launch Dubai Tech Tour – welcoming 15 Indian fintech & heathtech startups

  • Dubai International Financial Centre’s Gate Avenue receives LEED Gold Certification

    The LEED Gold certification marks the DIFC’s continued commitment to sustainability by ensuring assets reduce their carbon footprint.

  • Protiviti and Monimove to provide next-gen credit utilisation, supply chain and trade finance in UAE

    Protiviti Member Firm for the Middle East Region, a global consulting firm, builds a strategic alliance with Dubai’s fintech startup Monimove.