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

  • Dubai’s Mawaad raises $6.5 million in a Series A round

    Dubai-based Mawaad Environmental Services (formerly, Ecofer Global Services) has raised a $6.5 million sum in a Series A funding round

  • OnePay – Moroccan fintech startup raises $409K funding from Maroc Numeric Fund II

    Moroccan fintech startup OnePay that operates as a distributor of means of payment and aggregator of payment and value-added services in electronic transactions

  • [Exclusive] Andra PR kicks off their FinTech Series 2020 Edition in partnership with Brinc Batelco

    Andra Public Relations, a Bahrain based Public Relations firm kicked off their virtual FinTech Series 2020 Edition in partnership with Brinc Batelco

  • Galactech – Tunisian telecom content aggregator scoops six-figure Pre-Series A funding

    Galactech today announced that the company has raised a six-figure sum in its Pre-Series A funding round from Oman Technology Fund (OTF) and some angel investors.

  • DIFC Presidential Directive Ends on 31 July 2020

    The directive was declared as DIFC Presidential Directive No 4. 2020 on 26 April 2020 to address the pressing need for firms based in the Centre and…

  • Play:Date scoops $250K funding from Modus Capital

    Dubai’s Play:Date offers an application that helps parents build their child’s social circle. The company last week raised $250,000 from Modus Capital.

  • Tabby – UAE’s first ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ solution launches KSA

    Tabby, UAE-based fintech startup and the region’s first ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ solution today announced that it has been launched in Saudi Arabia

  • Dubai’s VentureSouq invests in Wallets Africa – a Nigerian startup

    Founded by John Oke in 2018, Wallets Africa enables people and businesses to send and receive payments seamlessly through its mobile app.

  • Felix – UAE’s insurtech startup raises $800K seed from OTF

    UAE’s insurance e-commerce and automation platform, Felix has recently raised $800,000 in a seed funding round led by a Saudi Arabian investor

  • UAE’s GrubTech raises $2 Mn seed funding

    UAE-based GrubTech, an end-to-end SaaS platform for cloud kitchens and foodtech startup has reportedly raised $2 million in a Seed funding round.