YC-backed Ziina raises $7.5M seed led by Avenir Growth Capital and Class 5 Global

Cash is the predominant method of sending and receiving payments in the Middle East. If you owe someone a cup…

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Microsoft opens up applications for its GrowthX Accelerator program

In a major boost to the UAE’s vibrant startup ecosystem, Microsoft today announced that applications for its highly anticipated GrowthX…

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Emirates Angels join world’s largest angel investors network

The Emirates Angels Investors Association announced that it has joined Europe’s leading early-stage investors’ network (EBAN), the largest angel investors…

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Mena startups raised $175 million in April 2021

Growth in investment continued last month as 44 startups across the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) raised more than…

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Annual Ramadan Gathering

Under the patronage of His Excellency Dr Ahmed bin Abdullah Hamid Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and…

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مؤسسة محمد بن راشد لتنمية المشاريع أفضل بيئة عمل عالميا

حصلت مؤسسة محمد بن راشد لتنمية المشاريع الصغيرة والمتوسطة – إحدى مؤسسات اقتصادية دبي.. على شهادة الاعتماد كأفضل بيئة عمل…

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Sharjah Startup Studio to co-build eight high impact startups

(MENAFN – Khaleej Times) The Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) has revealed the first eight startups which will be part of…

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DAFZA launches Scality, a one-of-a-kind innovative tech start-up program

The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) officially launched a one-of-a-kind innovative start-up program called Scality, which is set to attract…

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UAE-based fintech NOW Money secures $7m to expand digital banking solution in GCC

NOW Money provides unbanked workers with access to the digital economy for the first time. NOW Money, the GCC’s first…

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Mubadala, Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners invest $150 million in social media platform Telegram

ABU DHABI, 23rd March, 2021 (WAM) — Mubadala Investment Company, the Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor, has invested US$75 million in…

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