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Uber Eats has exited the Middle East, or rather passed the baton onto its wholly-owned regional subsidiary, Careem. The publicly listed...
In the $8.3 billion e-commerce sector in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena), it is the grocery segment that has perhaps experienced...
Out of all the markets that comprise the GCC, Kuwait rarely attracts the same level of interest or attention as its more dominant...
Scale is important for startups to put them on the radar of strategic acquirers, which are a more likely route to an exit in MENA than...
This article was originally published on Nuwait.
The acquisition of Talabat by German internet company Rocket Internet was the...
Typically during Ramadan there is a spike in the region’s food industry. Early mornings and late nights boost take-away food sales...
Cofounders of Talabat.com has accquired florist delivery site Q8flowers.com for one million Kuwaiti dinar (US$3 million).
This is an edited crosspost from LinkedIn.
Consumers have become smarter and faster in making buying
This piece was originally published on February 15th, 2015
When 33-year-old Kuwaiti entrepreneur Abdulaziz Al Loughani
Since Yahoo! acquired Maktoob in 2009 for $165
million the region has anticipated the next big exit. Today the
Hellofood’s big year in Saudi Arabia just got its cherry on top:
investment from the
newly launched Mobily Ventures.
After its April