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The Souq.com deal was great for the news media cycle, but was it so great for the investors?
In tech, these types of events are fraught...
In a debate in 2016 Walid Mansour was keen to shed the image of VCs as “cigar smoking fat cats”.
“We have investors...
Samih Toukan, chairman of Jabbar Internet Group says that the MENA region doesn’t lack innovative ideas, but rather...
2016 was an exciting year for the startup ecosystem, especially from an investor’s standpoint.
Investors’ appetite for...
And 6500 happy customers. (Image via Geeks)
Geeks.ae, an on-demand tech services
platform that helps connect consumers and business...
As the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Index noted, MENA countries collectively enjoy a startup ecosystem that is “almost...
Regional ecommerce site Souq.com has sold its
online payment arm CashU.
In what is known as a ‘management buyout’ the
company was pur...