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

  • VentureSouq exits from Frontier Car Group of Germany

    The Dubai-based investment platform for global early-stage technology businesses VentureSouq has taken its exit from the Berlin-based Frontier Car Group

  • [Big News] Uber closes the acquisition of Middle-Eastern rival Careem for $3.1 Billion

    Careem Networks FZ-LLC is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber. The co-founder & CEO of Careem Mudassir Sheikha will continue to lead the Careem business…

  • Cairo-based e-commerce enabler ExpandCart raises undisclosed sum from Agility Ventures

    Agility Ventures, the venture capital arm of the global logistics company Agility has recently invested an undisclosed amount in ExpandCart…

  • Mubadala to decide on investing $6 bn in Pakistan’s refinery project by 2021

    Abu-Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company has recently shared its word about investing $6 billion (AED22.03bn) in Pakistani refinery project.

  • DIFC Partners with Industry Leaders to Propel the Regional Insurance Landscape

    Brand-new certified insurance courses introduced to the DIFC Academy in collaboration with Lloyd’s and Chartered Insurance Institute…

  • HyperPay – A leading payment processing platform of MENA raises 8 figures from Mad’a

    The leading payment processing platform of MENA region HyperPay yesterday raised an undisclosed amount of 8 figures from Mad’s Investment Company…

  • Oman Arab Bank (OAB) conducted a workshop with Injaz Oman to Support Young Entrepreneurs

    Injaz Oman is a non-profit organisation that hosts a spectrum of educational workshops to help young individuals of Oman build entrepreneurial skills

  • Startup of the Week: Drones help Saudi startup map out bright future

    FalconViz, which is based at Thuwal’s King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), takes its name from the national bird of Saudi Arabia.

  • Three tech businesses to compete for 5th KIPCO Tmkeen Award in January 2020

    KIPCO Tmkeen Award is a strategic partnership between Kuwait Projects Company and the Youth Empowerment Organization to support entrepreneurs in Kuwait.

  • Annex Investments 9th B2B Entrepreneurship Series: #BrandFusion Startup Clinic

    Annex Investments closes 2019 events calendar with a high note by hosting the 9th B2B Entrepreneurship Series: #BrandFusion Startup Clinic on 19 Dec 2019