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I would have liked Careem to go public and remain independent because that is how you make the biggest statement about the maturity of the...
Hosam Arab, the co-founder and CEO of Dubai-based fashion ecommerce platform Namshi has stepped down from his role...
Dubai’s Emaar Malls has fully acquired e-commerce retailer Namshi.
This follows acquiring the remaining stake of Global...
Teads, a New York-headquartered global video ads marketplace has acquired Dubai-based video ads...
UAE-based online classifieds website dubizzle has been fully acquired by Naspers, a South Africa-based investor through its subsidiary OLX...
Bloovo, one of UAE’s algorithm-based online recruitment platforms, has brought Saudi-based Maharah Human...
Zynga Inc., a leading social game developer, announced it has acquired privately-held mobile game developer Gram Games for $250 million in...
There are over 95 million SIM cards registered with Egypt’s three mobile networks: Etisalat Misr, Orange (Mobinil previously), and...
Following the acquisition of Saudi Esimsar by Propertyfinder in 2014, its founder Tarek Zeitoun chose to continue working in his company as...
Editor's note: this story has been update May 11 to include the acquirers of Jadopado and a comment from Omar Kassim.
In a statement...
We all heard the news: Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer by sales and market capitalization, founded 23 years ago in...
For those who have been in the dark, Amazon has acquired Souq.com for over $650 million.
The news of an acquisition of this size has...
Russ Grandinetti, Amazon Senior Vice President, International Consumer and Ronaldo Mouchawar, Souq.com CEO and cofounder (Image via...
Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group (YBA Kanoo), one of the largest family-owned multinational businesses in the Middle East, has announced that...
Cofounders of Talabat.com has accquired florist delivery site Q8flowers.com for one million Kuwaiti dinar (US$3 million).