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There is a popular chain of Italian restaurants in Europe that is owned and operated by a French company that kickstarted a revolution in...
Mena is set to witness the birth of more than 45 unicorns in the next eight years, with an estimated total equity value to reach more...
Startups in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) raised $105 million across 44 deals in July 2022, marking a significant slowdown in...
When 3D printing technology started to become more ubiquitous around the world, many claimed that there would come a day when every...
The hype around buy now pay later (BNPL) around the world has waned. Sweden’s Klarna, which last year was Europe’s most...
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Startups in the Middle East and North Africa region (Mena) raised $323.7 million across 66 deals in June 2022, an 84 per cent increase in...
Dr. Mussaad M. Al-Razouki is the chief investment and business development officer of Kuwait Life Sciences Company. He has over 15...
The mission of TiE Women is to embrace, engage and empower women entrepreneurs across the globe – irrespective of the size of the...
Startups in the Middle East and North Africa region (Mena) raised $176 million in May 2022 across 42 deals, a decline of 40 per cent...
Kartik Taneja is the executive vice president, head of payments at Mashreq Bank
Fintech startups are becoming increasingly...
By Wissam Abdel Samad, Tarek El Zein, Ramzi Khoury, and Chady Smayra, partners with Strategy& Middle East, part of the PwC...
UAE-based cloud kitchen operator Kitopi, raised an additional $300 million in its Series C round late last year, extending the...
Startups in the Middle East and North Africa region (Mena) raised $297 million across 29 deals in April 2022 a drop of just $2 million...
Dubai-based mobility startup SWVL, has acquired Turkey-based B2B mobility startup Volt Lines.
Founded in 2017 by Aly Halabi, Volt...
Saudi Arabia-based B2B marketplace Retailo has acquired UAE-based DXBUY for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is part of...
Amr Awadallah is an Egyptian born computer scientist and entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley. What’s particularly interesting about...
FOODICS, a Saudi Arabia-based fintech and foodtech platform, has raised $170 million in a Series C round, co-led by Prosus and Sanabil...
Startups in the Middle East and North Africa region (Mena) raised $299 million across 79 deals in March 2022, a 22 per cent decrease...
Footballco, a UK-based digital media company focused on football, has acquired UAE-based online sports content startup Kooora, in a deal...
Three major Egyptian banks have launched a fintech fund in partnership with Global Ventures. Banque Misr, National Bank of Egypt, and...