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  • Healthcare consultancy platform Esaal has raised $1.7 million, the last tranche of its total $3 million seed funding deal with investors led by venture capital A15. Esaal said the proceeds from its la ...
  • Karachi's AgriTech startup Farmdar has raised $1.3M in a SEED funding round led by Indus Valley Capital with participation from Deosai Ventures, Tricap Investments, United Distributors Pakistan Limite ...
  • South Africa-based FinTech startup LifeCheq has raised $3.3M (R53M) in a Series A round led by Naspers Foundry. LifeCheq, which was started in 2018, uses technology to lower the cost of financial advi ...
  • KSA-based cloud store company CloudShelf | كلاود شيلف has closed a SEED round led by SEEDRA Ventures with participation from angel investors. Cloud Shelf was founded in 2021 by Ibrahim Alsegayyir, Bad ...
  • Mubadala Investment Company aims to expand the operations of its UAE companies and help them to become “globally renowned competitors to the biggest companies out there in their sector”, a senior exec ...
  • From startup to scaleup: a UAE fintech journey

    24 May 2022 Dubai World Trade Centre
    According to the UAE Ministry of Economy, the country's fintech industry is worth $2.5 billion and leads the Middle East and North Africa market. It is also expected to grow 12 per cent annually up to ...
  • Sharjah 24: Hussain Al Mahmoudi, Executive Director of Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI Park), announced the park's third edition of the global accelerators programme "Sharjah Gl ...
  • Spending on NFTs to cross $40b

    23 May 2022 Khaleej Times
    The popularity of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) clearly skyrocketed last year and spending through 2022 is on track to reach all-time highs, according to research from Chainalysis, the blockchain data pl ...
  • So why is it only now starting to live up to its entrepreneurial potential, and where is it headed? In this episode of the McKinsey on Start-ups podcast, McKinsey executive editor Daniel Eisenberg spe ...
  • UAE-based Citizens School has partnered with global education platform, 8billionideas, to build a unique programme centred around developing the entrepreneurial skillset for children, providing them w ...
  • Dubai has been ranked among the top three destinations in the world for digital nomads, according to the Savills Executive Nomad Index, which ranks 15 destinations based on the favourable environment ...
  • Dubai government on Wednesday introduced a major initiative to fortify the emirate’s position as a global hub for financial technology, innovation and venture capital. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin R ...

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