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In the quest to innovate, disrupt and offer something new, startups can often agitate and annoy incumbent players. For Muslim-focused...
In 2016, Egyptian entrepreneur Mohamed Elmasry moved to the UK, in hopes of building a local tech product with global know-how and impact....
UAE-based KBW Ventures, founded by HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, has invested in a $9.5 million equity round for...
Finalrentals, an online car rental company based out of Dubai with headquarters in Cardiff, has raised an undisclosed six-figure round...
Wa’ed Ventures, the Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Centre (Wa'ed), has invested in a $108 million Series B for French...
Hotdesk, a UAE-based workspace booking app, has acquired Spanish counterpart YADO for an unknown sum.
Founded in 2019 by Mohamed...
UAE-based NB Ventures has invested in India-based career-tech Suraasa's $1.2 million Seed round, led by Inflection Point...
Baha Hamadi,is a board member of the Public Relations & Communications Association
You may have noticed a new breed of...
UAE-based electric mobility startup and last-mile delivery services provider One Moto, has raised $150 million from an undisclosed...
Dmitry Kaminskiy is the general partner at Deep Knowledge Group, a UK-based consortium of commercial and non-profit organisations active in...
UAE-based KBW Ventures, founded by HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, has co-led a $12.3 million Series A round for...
A critical part of any startup’s journey is fundraising. This can be particularly challenging in the very early days of building your...
US-based venture capital firm 500 Global is set to open an office in Egypt and has recently partnered with Information Technology...
UAE-based mass mobility services provider, SWVL, has laid off over 50 per cent of its staff, in a recent round of layoffs conducted by...
US-based Modus Capital has acquired Saudi Arabia-based startup venture builder Agile Ventures. The value of the transaction remains...
Lucy Bradley is the founder of Plug Communications
There are so many aspects to consider when you are building a business; not...
Startups in Russia have been facing a litmus test since the start of the war in Ukraine, with foreign direct investments drying up,...
By Professor Paul Hopkinson, head of Edinburgh Business School, and the School of Social Sciences at Heriot-Watt University
There is no...
UAE-based edtech oktopi, has fully acquired UK-based tutoring platform Tutor House.
Founded in 2021 by Emilie Thomas and Fadi Abbas,...
Abu Dhabi-based B2B logistics SaaS platform Lyve Global, has acquired a majority stake in Shopini World, a cross-border e-commerce...
Egypt-based healthtech startup Shezlong, has announced the expansion of its business to South Africa under the brand name of...
Dubai-based mobility and transport solutions provider SWVL, has signed an agreement with US-based institutional investors for the sale and...
Sean Pattwell is the founder and CEO of CW8 Communications
Despite the cryptocurrency market downturn, the general excitement about the...