My Startup World Staff

43.2 percent decline in cyberattacks in UAE

The Telecommunications Regulations Authority (TRA) of UAE has reported a 43.2 percent decline in cyberattacks on government, semi-government and private sector entities in the UAE during the first five months of 2019, as compared to the same period last year.

Bahrain leads the female founded startups in the world

Bahrain is one of the top 10 startup ecosystems with the largest share of female founders, according to the 2019 Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER), launched at the recent TNW conference in Amsterdam. Described as ‘the world’s most comprehensive and widely-read research on startups’,

Eksab raises seed investment from 500 Startups

Eksab, the leading Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform in MENA and the GCC, announced a six-figure seed investment from 500 Startups as it looks to capitalize on the prestigious African Cup of Nations being hosted in Egypt for the first time in more than a decade.

16 UAE universities students to be part future leadership programme

CEOx1DAY a unique future leadership insight programme that pairs aspirational students with influential CEO’s, has won the backing of top universities and leaders from across the country’s diverse education and business landscape.

Tenderd raises region’s largest seed funding round of $5.8 million

Tenderd, a heavy equipment rental marketplace for the construction industry in the MENA region, announced the region’s largest seed funding round of $5.8 million from a spectrum of high profile San Francisco and international investors.

CE-Ventures leads $11 million series of funding round for a FoodTech startup

CE-Ventures, announced that it successfully led a Series A funding round of $11 million in Indian meat and seafood e-commerce company FreshToHome. Other investors in the funding round included Das Capital, Kortschak Investments, TTCER Partners, Al-Nasser Holdings, Abdul Azeez Al-Ghurair and M&S Partners.

7 characteristics of SMBs

Jonathan Wood, General Manager, Middle East and Africa at Infor, discusses the key characteristics of SMBs, and offers advice on how they can reach the next level.

Kleos Space receives further €1,000,000 in funding

Kleos Space (Kleosor Company) a space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data provider, advises that the Luxembourg Space Agency has approved an additional EUR €1,000,000 financial grant (non-equity) support for data product development.

Get your small business VAT-ready

Viresh Harduth, Vice President: New Customer Acquisition (Start up and Small Business) at Sage Africa & Middle East shares easy tips to get your small business VAT ready in UAE.

The Assembly’s Show & Tech announces winners for 2019

The Assembly, the region’s first Smart Lab-Maker Space and Community Learning Initiative based in Dubai, concluded its second Show & Tech, an exhibition featuring innovative DIY projects contributed by tech enthusiasts of all ages from around the country.

Hub71, MITEF Pan Arab join hands to support startups in the region

Hub71, a global tech hub driven by Mubadala Investment Company in collaboration with Microsoft, SoftBank Vision Fund and Abu Dhabi Global Market, has announced a new partnership with MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab,

London Tech entrepreneur Tej Kohli invests $100m into AI & ML

Tej Kohli, the London-based tech entrepreneur, has invested another $100m into Rewired, a robotics-focused venture studio with a humanitarian bent. Rewired is pioneering investment into artificial intelligence and machine learning ventures that will power the new economy,

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