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Pakistan’s popular B2B eCommerce platform Dastgyr announced that they’ve managed to raise about $3.5M in a seed round. The round was led by SOSV and it brings the total sum as of now to $4M and that’s not all. The round was joined by Asian Development Bank’s VC arm...
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The global fintech and fund manager Liquidity Capital has announced its latest joint venture with Yas Investments from Dubai. While being focused on financing Tech startups from the MENA region, this latest partnership will culminate in a Venture Debt Fund of $100 Million in Abu Dhabi’s global markets. Venture Debt...
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Aramco’s Wa’ed, Saudi’s entrepreneurship arm of oil and petroleum giant that they’ll be doubling their investment in and support of startups by the year 2023. Wa’ed was launched back in 2011 and ever since they’ve been supporting over 90 startups via venture capital investments and loans. But they did vow...
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It was announced that the Moroccan eye-wear eCommerce startup LNKO will be soon expanding to the UAE after having closed a DH 3M which is roughly $335K. It’s from the investment arm of Moroccan bank, CDG Capital through its 212Founders acceleration program. The startup was launched back in April 2020...
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The US-based global digital media investor NBM aka North Base Media of their investment in Majarra which is an Abu-Dhabi-based Arabic online content provider. The investment included other strategic GCC individuals which were said in a statement. “We’re delighted to have a high quality and specialized investor like North Base...
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The popular Cairo-based Health-tech startup and tele-consultations platform Estshara has managed to raise about $500K in a Seed Funding round. The round was led by Egypt Ventures. This fresh fund has put the startup on the list of promising Healthcare Startups in Emerging Venture Markets. The platform was founded by...
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It was announced that the Egyptian advertising platform Connect Ads was acquired by the Miami-based digital media company Aleph Holding by an 86% stake. The deal was comprised of both cash and stock and that’s about it from the announcement. It didn’t share the exact financial details thoroughly but...
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It was announced that Taager, the popular Egypt-based social eCommerce platform has managed to raise about $6.4M in a seed round. The round was led by 4DX Ventures which was also joined by Raed Ventures, Beco Capital, Breyer Capital along with the individual investor, Careem’s Magnus Olsson. This leads...
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It was announced that Arrow Labs, a popular Dubai-based software startup has managed to raise $5M in Series A from Tim Draper’s Draper Associate. There were participation in the round by Global Ventures and B&Y Ventures. The investment is notably the first investment ever made in the Middle East...
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Zeew, the Egypt-headquartered E-commerce platform has managed to raise about $170K from Sanabil 500 MENA Seed Accelerator and it was announced today. Sanabil 500 MENA Seed Accelerator is a joint initiative of Sanabil Investments and 500 startups. And that makes the startup with a total sum of $400K which...