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The used car market is worth over $16 billion in the GCC alone, but it is a highly fragmented sector, with mostly small resellers and...
Furniture is one of the oldest and the largest industries in Egypt, employing over 13 per cent of the country's industrial workforce,...
Cairo-based startup Shiphaly has raised an undisclosed six-figure round, led by Faisal Abdulsalam, the founder of Purity, with the...
Iraq-based B2C marketplace Miswag, has raised $1.6 million in a pre-Series A round. This funding closely follows its six-figure...
Jordan’s ISSF has invested $150,000 in Jordan and Saudi Arabia-based Trteeb. The investment was made in January 2021.
Saudi Arabia-based Penny Software has raised $1.35 million in a Seed investment round from Wamda, Class 5 Global, Outliers VC, Plug and...
Saudi Arabia-based marketplace Speero has raised its pre-series A investment round from 500 Startups, Impact46 and Derayah Ventures. The...
Kuwait-based Cofe has raised $3.2 million in Pre-Series A funding for its coffee-centric marketplace app, the...
UAE-based online classifieds website dubizzle has been fully acquired by Naspers, a South Africa-based investor through its subsidiary OLX...
CarSwitch.com, the UAE’s first marketplace for certified cars, has secured an additional $1 million investment led by Dubai Angel...
When Arbia Smiti founded Carnet de Mode (Fashion Diary) in 2011, the crowdfunding platform captured the attention of the French media,...
After closing a $3 million funding round in September our online home services marketplace Movesouq rebranded to Servicemarket.
During one of the group mentorship sessions at Mix N' Mentor Dubai in 2015. (Image via Wamda)
Cairo’s 20 million-strong population...
Mix N'Mentor Cairo
Moving from a 150m2 office to a 750m2 office is every startup’s
dream. For Hmizate, it’s a dream come true.
Earlier this month, the Mor...
The statistics are by now familiar: newspaper and magazine
subscriptions are in free fall, Facebook and Twitter are on the
rise, and what...