Borzo, a delivery startup which focuses on emerging economies, raises $35M

If you’re in India, the Philippines, Russia or Vietnam, Amazon Prime and Gorillas are probably not that much use to…

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Destigmatization Through Digitization: Abu Dhabi’s MindTales Aims To Promote Mental Health Wellness With Its Artificial Intelligence-Powered Platform

Launched in 2020, MindTales is a part of Abu Dhabi’s Hub 71 ecosystem, with the startup making use of latest technologies -artificial…

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Hala the UAE-based InsurTech raises $5M Series A

Abu Dhabi-based InsurTechHala has successfully closed its Series A round at $5M. The round was led by Entrée Capital, with participation from  Mubadala…

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Pakistan’s B2B marketplace and digital ledger platform Bazaar raises $30 million

A one-year-old startup that is building a business-to-business marketplace for merchants in Pakistan and also helping them digitize their bookkeeping…

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UAE’s Silkroad Images to Expand Library After ISSF Investment

Jordan’s Innovative Startups and SMEs Fund (ISSF) has invested $150,000 into UAE-based stock image provider, Silkroad Images, in a pre-Series…

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Y Combinator, 500 Startups, Plug and Play invest in Odiggo’s $2.2M seed round

Servicing one’s car personally is a time-consuming, expensive and painstaking process. It’s a cycle that can lead to more expensive repairs and…

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UAE Car Subscription Service invygo Secures 1.9M in Pre Series A

UAE-based car subscription service, invygo, has secured $1.9 million in pre-Series A funding in a round led by new and…

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Swvl considers listing on Egyptian Exchange in 2022

CAIRO, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Transport start-up Swvl, based in Dubai and Cairo, expects to turn its first profit in…

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UAE’s KAAF Investments and Spartech Ventures participate in Nigeria-based Moove’s $23 million Series A round

UAE’s KAAF Investments and Spartech Ventures have invested in Nigeria-based auto-financing startup Moove’s $23 million Series A, led by Speedinvest and New York-based Left Lane Capital. Other…

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Abu Dhabi’s Sarwa raises $15 million in Mubadala-led Series B to democratize investing

Abu Dhabi-headquartered investment platform Sarwa has closed a $15 million Series B round led by Mubadala (Investment Company), it announced today. The…

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