Startup News and Featured Stories fostering insights to various sectors (Fintech, Edtech, Logistics etc.) of MENA (Middle East & North Africa)

  • Dubai-based ALFII launches to automate and humanize people operations

    Newly-launched Alfii is helping startups, SMEs and fast-growing businesses modernize and streamline their approach to HR management.

  • Bruno Mars, DJ Khaled, Michael Kiwanuka, Post Malone & David Guetta to headline 400,000 capacity Saudi Festival

    This year’s SOUNDSTORM is the third edition of MDLBEAST’s flagship event and is anticipated to bring some of the biggest artists to Riyadh.

  • Rainmaking partners Enterprise Singapore on Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) acceleration programmes for startups

    Rainmaking Innovation and Enterprise Singapore have lately announced a partnership agreement to run Global Innovation Alliance.

  • Argentem Creek Middle East names Jeroen Westrik as the Regional Director

    Jeroen Westrik will serve as the Regional Director for Argentem Creek Middle East, responsible for business management and operations.

  • Dubai’s MYCRANE announces its US launch – led by Scott Wilkes

    On day two of Bauma, Dubai’s MYCRANE announced its launch in the United States, and the appointment of Scott Wilkes to lead the operations.

  • Anghami and EA Sports partner to celebrate the launch of FIFA 23 in the region

    Anghami Inc., leading music and entertainment streaming platform in the MENA region joins efforts with EA SPORTS to celebrate the launch of FIFA 23.

  • Telr payment gateway is a gold sponsor at Fintech Surge 2022

    Fintech Surge Event is designed to become the main player in evolving and transforming the fintech ecosystem in the MENA region.

  • ZealPay launches Dara’s ice cream app

    The London-born, Cairo-based tech startup ZealPay, has announced the launch of Dara’s Ice-cream App. QR code payments, delivery, and pickup.

  • Dubai’s Future Blockchain Summit to create global business opportunities for Crypto, Metaverse innovators

    The Future Blockchain Summit, MENA’s longest-running conference connecting key stakeholders across Blockchain, crypto, Web 3.0, & Metaverse.

  • International Marketplace Flowwow Invests $6 mln Expanding To MENA

    Flowwow has accelerated the expansion of its services in the Middles East and North Africa (MENA) region, starting with the United Arab Emirates.

  • Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed joins sector experts as a judge for UAE FoodTech Challenge

    Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, founder & CEO of KBW Ventures, joins a diverse panel of food sector experts and technologists as a judge of the 2022 UAE Food Tech Challenge.

  • 9,000 km drive – A call for Middle Eastern agrotech startups

    Bruce Gurfein, a serial UAE entrepreneur has successfully completed the first in modern history 9,000 km road trip across six countries.

  • California’s Eclipse Foods raises over $40 Mn in Series B to transform the dairy industry

    California, US-based Eclipse Foods offers sustainable, plant-based dairy products, has raised over $40 million led by Sozo Ventures.

  • Chari acquires Ivorian B2B E-commerce startup Diago

    Chari on Friday announced the 100% acquisition of Diago, an Ivorian app that connects neighbourhood shops to FMCG producers and importers.

  • UAE’s The Speakeasy Club is accepting Bitcoin for public speaking masterclass

    The Speakeasy Club announces its first online course, the “Public Speaking Masterclass” first-ever Bitcoin-accepting public speaking eCourse in the UAE.