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

  • Japan-Bound European & MENA startups navigate COVID-19

    Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka have opened their applications for their second cycle, working to tackle the new challenges the world faces in its needs for…

  • Interact Labs – Egyptian hardware startup secures funding commitment of $60K via The Nest

    Egypt-based Interact Labs received a commitment of around $60K from participating angels in the fourth episode of Jimmy Chu’s The Nest.

  • 500 Startups and Misk Innovation Host first Digital Demo Day

    Batch 3 Startups from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan and Egypt connect with investors online and forge valuable connections to scale to the next level

  • Rsquare Technologies celebrates 10 years of innovation in Bahrain

    Bahrain based software development company Rsquare Technologies has passed the 10 year mark in the Kingdom.

  • Telgani – KSA’s car-rental platform raises 6-figure investment

    Saudi’s car-rental platform Telgani, earlier this week raised a 6-figure sum in a seed funding round led by 500 Startups, Saudi Venture Capital Company, Impact46

  • Invygo raises $1 Mn funding from EQ2 Ventures, Class 5 Global, and 500 Startups

    Dubai, UAE-based Invygo, a car-rental startup on Tuesday raised $1 million in a Pre-Series A round led by EQ2 Ventures, Class 5 Global and 500 Startups.

  • Egypts digital lender Shahry raises $650K funding from Egbank

    Cairo-based digital lending platform Shahry on Wednesday (13 May) raised $650K in a pre-seed funding round from an investment arm of Egbank.

  • Lumofy – Bahraini edtech startup offers free services to accelerate digital learning amid COVID-19

    Bahrain-based edtech startup Lumofy has recently announced that the company will provide its suite of e-learning focused solutions for free

  • Dubai’s AHOY raises Seed funding to disrupt with its mobility technology amid COVID-19

    AHOY in an ongoing seed funding round has so far raised 7-figure amount (AED) to advance its core technology and deploy the same as a SaaS model.

  • Egyptian social commerce startup Brimore raises $3.5 Mn from Algebra Ventures & more

    Cairo, Egypt-based social commerce startup Brimore has raised $3.5 million from Algebra Ventures, 500 Startups, Flat6Labs, Disruptech, and Vision Ventures.