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FOODICS, a Saudia Arabia-based all-in-one restaurant management platform raised about a $20M Series B funding round at the start of the year. The funding round was led by Sanabil Investments and was also co-led by STV earlier this year. Other investors included Derayah, Endeavor Catalyst, and Elm in the...
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Aldar Properties has launched its six-month entrepreneurship incubator program on its second round of the Manassah program. Their program is mainly aimed at attracting exceptional talents from all over the GCC and advance them under their wings. Aldar had held their partnership with startAD before and this global startup...
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A recently launched venture capital platform, DisrupAD has set to launch $32.7M on a seed accelerator programme by teaming up with Flat6Labs. The platform is based on Abu Dhabi investment firm ADQ and the seed accelerator programme is set to invest and innovate the expansion of about 20 startups...
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Knuru Capital, a Venture Capital firm based in Dubai, has signed an agreement to handle a venture portfolio in its early-stage from an investment vehicle - DP Ventures Holdings - set up by Delta Partners senior executives to invest in technology companies in early-stages around the world. The portfolio which...
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It was announced today that Riyadh-based Ecommerce platform Tamara has brought $110M up in a Series A round. The round was led by the popular leading global payment processor Checkout.com. Tamara is popular because of its "buy now pay later" motto. The round is contained obligation and value and...
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Getir is been popular very recently for offering 10-minute grocery delivery. This Istanbul-based platform is turning into a revolutionized grocery delivery platform and they deliver about 1,500 items every day to the customers. Their delivery system is active 24 hours a week and they offer their fast delivery option...
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It was announced today that the popular Kuwaiti beauty eCommerce platform Boutiqaat has been freed from the money laundering case they’ve been fighting against. The entire case was dismissed after finding pretty much no evidence of any illegal activities regarding money laundering by the public prosecution. They’ve been under...
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MENA Industry Venture Report for 2021 has revealed that based on funding amount, the top 7 industries in MENA all together accounts for 74% of all the invested capital in 2020, while 49% of transactions accounted for the top 7 industries by deals. In spite of the overall reduction in...
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The Co-Founder and former Chief Technology Officer, Ahmed Sabbah is back with his new gig Telda after leaving the Egyptian transportation startup last month. Telda is a fintech platform that will innovate ways of spending money for Gen Z in the Middle East. The platform was launched earlier this...
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As the world went into lock down a year ago, the vast majority had to look for alternative ways. And they pretty much turned to internet shopping and other web-based services. And that certainly sped things up on web-based business reception. And expanded a lot of absolute US retail...