Latest Startup News & Stories

Startup news, startup funding updates, acquisitions, partnerships, startup launches, and updates from India, MENA region, including UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon and more.

  • UIncept is back with the Second Season of iXi Summit with AWS EdStart

    UIncept recently-launched iXi Summit 2021 with AWS EdStart, which is to be held on a virtual platform on February 4-5.

  • Udayy, Edtech startup raises $2.5 Mn seed funding from Alpha Wave Incubation and others

    Gurugram, India-based edtech startup Udayy, last week raised $2.5 million in a seed funding round led by UAE-based Alpha Wave Incubation.

  • Dubai’s Rising Giants Network scores $1 Mn funding from Triangle Media

    Dubai-based Rising Giants Network (RGN), a bilingual podcasting network, on Sunday, scored $1 million funding round from Triangle Media.

  • Ziina, Dubai’s fintech startup scores Y-Combinator backing and seed funding

    Dubai, UAE-based fintech startup Ziina, last week, scored Y-Combinator backing and seed funding from OTF Jasoor Ventures, Class 5 Global and others.

  • TWIG, Jordanian agritech startup raises seed funding from Miqdadi

    Jordan-based agritech startup TWIG, last week, announced that it has raised seed investment from Miqdadi Agricultural Materials Company.

  • BlueNalu secures $60 Million debt financing from KBW Ventures and others

    California-based BlueNalu, a leading innovative food company producing a variety of seafood products, raises $60 million debt financing.

  • Tamara, Saudi’s ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ startup scores $6 Mn seed funding from Impact46

    Saudi Arabia-based Buy-Now-Pay-Later pioneer Tamara, last week, announced the closing of its $6 million seed round led by Impact46.

  • RAIN, bahrain-based crypto exchange scores $6 Mn Series A

    Bahrain-based cryptocurrency exchange RAIN, on Sunday announced that the company has raised $6 million in its Series A round led by MEVP.

  • Ruskin Bond joins Unluclass as a Mentor – Delight for budding writers

    This week, Gurugram-based Unluclass announced its exclusive partnership with one of the most popular authors globally, Ruskin Bond.

  • 5 Tips to feel more confident in your career

    Feeling confident in your career is something that you always want. Here are just some tips to help you feel more confident in your career.

  • BYJU’s vs Amazon Academy – The battle of edtech giants

    India’s edtech unicorn BYJU’s, on Wednesday, has signed the deal to acquire Aakash Educational Services Limited for $1 billion.

  • Should you offer your customers multiple ways to pay you in 2021?

    Here are just a few payment options which you can offer to your customers in 2021 and decide whether or not these are fit for your business.

  • Qatari fintech Cwallet scores $220K Pre-Seed funding from MBK Holding

    Qatar-based fintech startup Cwallet, on Sunday, announced that it has raised $220,000 pre-Seed investment from its founders and MBK Holding.