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Golearn education
The popular student-centric edtech and AI-based company GoLearn Education has landed down in the MENA region. The Strategic Board Advisor naming Nada Ali Reddha has announced this about GoLearn’s expansion to MENA. Her career includes being Founder & Chairperson of SEED Group in UAE, membership of Nama Women Advancement...
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It was announced today that Kitopi, the popular cloud kitchen startup from Dubai has managed to raise about $415M in a Series C round. The round was led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2. The round is notably one of the biggest financing rounds led by a venture-back company in...
Qatar Qstp
The QSTP, Qatar Science & Technology Park which is a part of QFR and QF RDI has recently signed an MoU with Innovation Café. The Café provides a lot of innovation related to development and configuration thinking studio arrangement which intends to give the correct chances, direction, and backing...
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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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Savola Group is a publicly listed group in Saudi Arabia, and operates companies in both the food and retail industries. They have recently announced the launch of a Corporate Venture Capital Program. The program is for the purpose of distributing innovative technologies, providing food and retail opportunities on a global...
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Amenli, the YC-backed startup has managed to attract a $2.3M seed round investment for providing insurance services across Egypt and that’s not all. The round had investment from several firms from both local and foreign. The investment firms include GFC, P1 Ventures, Liquid2 Ventures, Anim Fund with Costanoa VC,...
After the initial first successful first run, Google has reported the second round of its Startups Accelerator program for the MENA region and that’s not all. Chosen new companies will be combined with pertinent specialists from Google and the business everywhere to help tackle recognized issues. Partaking new companies...
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Announced today, Abwaab has raised about $5.1M in a seed round. There were a lot of investors invested in this Amman-based EdTech platform including Beco Capital, Foundation Ventures, Spartech Ventures, 4DX Ventures, EQ2 Ventures, and GSV Ventures. The latest investment came pretty much after a year after they raised...
Lamma app
Orange Ventures which is the Venture Capital Fund of the Orange Group of their investment in the Lamma app, which is a Tunisian Qcommerce app that specializes in last-mile mobility. This funding comes right after Lamma launching their Q-Commerce application. And it works by focusing on revolutionizing customer experience in...
MSA cap
The MSA was selected by the ISSF because of its board experience in the industry, robust track record, global access, and deep roots in the East and China. And this new access to MSA’s resources will certainly allow the ISSF to develop themselves in a competitive and entrepreneurial ecosystem...