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, 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.
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, 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, 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.
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 (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.
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, 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, 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,
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,