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.

  • Bengaluru’s Upscale raises $250K pre-seed funding from Powerhouse Ventures, Java Capital & GSF Accelerator

    Bengaluru, India-based Upscale, a new-age B2B sales engagement startup, has recently raised pre-seed funding of $250,000 led by Powerhouse Ventures, Java Capital, and GSF Accelerator.

  • Changelabs launches Egypt’s 1st ‘Green’ Scale-Up Accelerator in partnership with Green Growth Fund

    Impact-centered accelerator Changelabs, one of the top 10 accelerators in the Middle East, has recently announced the launch of its leading “Scale Up To Green” accelerator program

  • Artificial Intelligence 101 – Purpose, Present, and the Future

    An A-Z piece – delivering the what, why, how of AI; along with the applications, trends, and the future aspects of Artificial Intelligence.

  • Hyderabad’s T-Hub launches fifth batch of its flagship program Lab32 with 30 startups

    Hyderabad, India-based T-Hub, on Tuesday, announced the launch of the fifth edition of its flagship pre-acceleration program, Lab32.

  • India’s fintech startup Cred enters unicorn club

    India’s fintech startup Cred, founded by the veteran entrepreneur Kunal Shah, on Tuesday, entered the unicorn club after raising $215 million from Falcon Edge Capital.

  • Bahrain Fintech Bay announces strategic partnership with R3 to support next-gen innovators

    One of the MENA’s leading fintech hubs, Bahrain FinTech Bay, earlier this month, announced a strategic partnership with R3, a leading enterprise blockchain software provider.

  • Rise of female entrepreneurs and women techpreneurs – the big next

    Companies that not only recruit but also attract more women automatically achieve a comparative edge, which benefits all stakeholders.

  • Women empowering Businesses – The global wave

    Out of the 1,479 companies listed National Stock Exchange (NSE), 451 Indian companies, or roughly one-third, were yet to find women directors.

  • EroeGo, UAE’s first food waste fight startup gets entry into MassChallenge Israel

    UAE’s first-ever sustainable impact food waste fight company, EroeGo has been accepted into the 2021 accelerator program, MassChallenge Israel.

  • How energy efficiency can save your business money

    This article casts light on the ways how switching to wise energy consumption helps to jumpstart your cost savings or even grow revenues.

  • Jordanian edtech startup Abwaab raises $5.1 Mn seed funding

    Amman, Jordan-based edtech startup Abwaab, on Monday, announced that the company has raised $5.1 million in its latest seed funding round.

  • CityMall raises $11 Mn Series A led by Accel Partners

    Gurugram, India-based social e-commerce startup CityMall, on Thursday, raised $11 million Series A funding round led by Accel Partners.

  • Mumbai’s Dream Sports raises $400 Mn funding

    Mumbai, India-based Dream Sports, the parent organisation of the eSports unicorn startup, Dream11, on Wednesday, raised $400 million funding.