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

  • PAYFORT partners with DHL Express to offer customers in MENA the power to pay online

    PAYFORT and DHL Express partnership will cover eight countries in the MENA region including Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE

  • Egyptian Wasla Browser scoops $1 Mn seed funding from Egypt Ventures, Glint Ventures and EBTIKAR

    The Cairo-based Wasla Browser that offers rewards to its users on Wednesday secured $1 million funding in a seed round participated by VCs…

  • Egyptian Raseedi App raises $400K seed funding from 500 Startups

    The Egypt-based startup Raseedi that optimises telecom spend for users on Wednesday raised $400K seed funding by 500 Startups, Falak Startups and EFG-EV Fintech…

  • Silicon Valley’s Tribal Credit Raises $5.5 Mn from BECO and Global Ventures

    The startup on Thursday raised $5.5 million seed funding from UAE’s BECO Capital and Global Ventures with backers including Edure Capital, 500 Startups…

  • Saudi sneakers brand Nejree raises $4 Mn to enter UAE

    Saudi-based premier online sneaker shoe brand Nejree has today made the announcement of its $4 million funding raised in a Pre-Series A round

  • Bond Pet Foods completes $1.2 Mn Seed Funding round

    Bond Pet Foods, Boulder-based company that makes nutritious, animal-free and protein-rich pet food, announces the completion of its $1.2 million seed round

  • #BrandFusionSMX encourages entrepreneurs for aligning sales & marketing strategies

    Annex Investments and Venture Central hosted #BrandFusionSMX Sales and Marketing Experiences on 27 Nov with the SME Community in attendance at The Co-Dubai…

  • MEED Awards 3rd Edition recognises private companies for advancing the national agendas of GCC

    The MEED Awards third edition recognised Dubai Duty Free, ACWA Power and Dulsco as the prominent winners among prestigious companies leading diversification

  • Dubai International Financial Centre Celebrates UAE’s 48th National Day

    DIFC celebrated UAE’s 48th National Day with cultural activities and performances including traditional music & dance reflecting the national values of UAE.

  • Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed takes part in Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival 2019

    HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of KBW Ventures, recently spoke in Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival…