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UAE-based mobility startup SWVL, has completed its SPAC merger with Queen's Gambit Growth Capital and began trading on the US NASDAQ...
Dubai-based ride-hailing startup Zofeur has announced it raised a $500,000 Seed funding round in May 2021, led by angel...
Cairo-based student transportation platform Schoolz has raised six-figure pre-Seed funding round from investors in Saudi Arabia and...
Swvl, an Egyptian app for booking buses, has raised $42 million as it looks to expand into other parts of...
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) revealed the signing of an agreement with Aldar Properties, one of the leading real...
Uber and Careem fares have become unaffordable for many Egyptians, as fuel costs continue to rise following the floatation of the currency...
Load-Me, the Dubai startup that connects regional truckers with delivery loads through a marketplace app, has come a long way since its...
“We don’t need Uber or Careem, the yellow cab is the boss,” chanted yellow cab drivers protesting outside Jordan’s...
Mentor Tarek Amin, digital group head for Adline Media Network,
offers some advice. (Images via Hacka Mena)
Hack4Egypt is a chance to...
Should we expect a taxi drivers strike soon? (Image via Ahmed
In a press release sent this morning,
they’d like to “...
Just four to six Uber cars were available in downtown Casablanca
This article was updated July 22 to...
Back in January, we were talking about how
taxi apps made their entrance in Morocco, and were to become
the hot market in the kingdom....
The news was all over the Moroccan web: Uber is looking
for a community manager for Casablanca. Is the
famous taxi service really...
Easy Taxi, a Brazilian taxi calling app backed by Rocket
Internet, has announced a Series D fundraising round of $40 million
USD, led by...
Traffic jams in Cairo, while infuriating, remain a source of
inspiration to many entrepreneurs looking for new solutions to this
Cairo's traffic has long been one of the city's most intractable
problems. Many Egyptian entrepreneurs have tried to address the
When Careem announced $1.7 million in investment from STC Ventures last week, it seemed like a timely response to the entrance of its...
UPDATE #2: Uber has now announced its launch in
Dubai, on August 27th, by offering Riz Khan a ride in a BMW
Rocket Internet can’t sit still, continuing to diversify their
investments in different sectors across the Arab world. Their
latest move? I...