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AWstreams wins Aéropostale Egypt Pitch

AWstreams has been chosen by Aéropostale among other pitchers to be the digital marketing agency managing Aéropostale Egypt. AWstreams starts their activity with pre-launching social...
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UAE Startup ‘SocialDice’ Welcomes Global and Regional Investors

DUBAI - SocialDice, a regional startup that offers an innovative digital hiring solution for SMEs in MENA, announced that it recently closed a second...
Schneider Electric teams with hug digital in MENAP Region

Schneider Electric teams with hug digital in MENAP Region

Dubai, UAE – Following a competitive multi-agency pitch, leading regional digital agency hug digital announced on October 25 securing the digital business of global energy...
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Etisalat, Vodafone sign 4G license deals in Egypt

Reuters – Vodafone Egypt and Etisalat Misr have signed license deals allowing them to operate fourth-generation (4G) mobile services in Egypt, the country's telecoms...
hug digital Wins Abu Dhabi Development Mogul TDIC’s Digital Business

hug digital Wins Abu Dhabi Development Mogul TDIC’s Digital Business

Dubai, UAE – Leading regional digital agency hug digital announced today securing the digital business of Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) which is...
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hug digital Tightens Relationship with Al-Futtaim Group

Dubai, UAE – Leading regional digital agency hug digital announced today securing the digital businesses of several subsidiaries belonging to the Al-Futtaim Group including...
Centrepoint, Home Centre and Max shut down in Alexandria

Centrepoint, Home Centre and Max shut down in Alexandria

Orient International Trading Ltd is consolidating its business operations in Egypt, and will close its Centrepoint, Home Centre and Max outlets in Alexandria by...
Khaled Hegazy leaves Vodafone to join Etisalat

Khaled Hegazy leaves Vodafone to join Etisalat

Etisalat Egypt has appointed Khaled Hegazy, formerly of Vodafone Egypt, as its Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, effective November. Khaled joined Vodafone in 2009, served as Corporate Affairs Director for...
Wael Fakharany joins Careem as Managing Director Egypt and Senior VP

Wael Fakharany joins Careem as Managing Director Egypt and Senior VP

Wael Fakharany joined Careem as Managing Director Egypt and Senior Vice President Government Relationship, after 16 years of leadership positions with Google Egypt, MEA, Emitac Group, 3Com and Wireless Dynamics. https://twitter.com/mowael/status/771314948601368576 Wael joined Google in 2008,...
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A15 and Kijamii join forces to create the biggest social media group in MENA

Egypt, Cairo – A15, the leading technology investor, announced today a Partnership with Kijamii, a leading one-stop shop for integrated digital solutions with a mission...
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KingFut Becomes Official Digital Media Partner for Stoke City FC in Arabic

KingFut have been appointed by English Premier League club Stoke City to manage the official Arabic social media accounts and digital media presence across different...
The leading technology investor, announced today a partnership with mumm, a pioneering digital platform that connects Egyptian customers interested in wholesome homemade food with home-based entrepreneurial cooks. The partnership comes in two forms. First, a merger between mumm and DishDino, A15’s initial investment in the homemade food market. Second, a seed investment in mumm by A15. This partnership will strategically synergize both homemade food tech startups to leverage their talent and capabilities by conducting collaborative and unified programs that empower home-based entrepreneurial cooks and serve better wholesome meals to consumers. “When the conversation started at RiseUp Summit, joining forces with A15 made perfect sense. It meant an increase in key resources that will expand the reach and deepen the impact of mumm’s mission,” said Mumm’s CEO, Waleed Abd El Rahman. “Our mission is to make delicious healthy homemade food available for everyone while creating more job opportunities for stay-at-home cooks. We believe that through this merge, mumm will be more able to leave its mark on the food and beverage space starting with Egypt, then the world. We are excited about the future of this merger as it builds a stronger team equipped with the right resources that will result in a better value proposition for the customer in the form of product enhancement, and for the home-based entrepreneurial cooks in Egypt through a more operationally powerful and technologically streamlined service that will enable them to reach more customers. We make it easier for Cooks to operate and for Consumers to order the food they crave in 90 minutes or less” Initially, there will be no operational changes, but gradually the DishDino brand name will be phased out, to be under the main and sole product line; mumm. “We are very excited about the strategic potential of this merger,” said A15 CEO Fadi Antaki. “This partnership decision was made, well, because it makes sense, and because together these 2 start-ups can shape the homemade cooked food market and in such a small ecosystem, share resources and deliver greater and more meaningful impact. We are looking forward to collaborating and sharing our expertise in the food and beverage market with Waleed and his team and to ensure together that our product offering provides the best homemade food online: Ordering quality, variety and health safety in the Egyptian market.” Mumm will explore areas of strategic integration and cooperation with the rest of A15’s portfolio companies, in the context of, innovating and developing a new-industry leading offering driven by customer feedback. “We are excited about the future as we implement this on-demand food concept and excited to be bringing a sustainable food based business model to Egypt’s shared economy. “Said mumm CEO Waleed Abd El Rahman. It is worth mentioning that A15 is an entrepreneurial company that creates digital products and technology brands. It aspires to empower the human race to overcome its limits and expand its capabilities. A15 has more than 15 commercial entities for which about 1000 employees are working in 16 offices to serve more than 20 promising markets in the Middle East. Some of these entities and companies include “ConnectAds” a digital media sales house, “Link Development” a technology solution provider, “ArpuPlus” a value added mobile services provider and “LinkDataCenter” for hosting services. , E7gezly for online booking services, TPay direct carrier billing provider, El3ab for online gaming and “Perfomly” an employee performance management software., A15, Mumm, DishDino, investment, Egypt, Egyptian women

Mumm, A15: Disruptive forces in tech to empower Egyptian women

The leading technology investor, announced today a partnership with mumm, a pioneering digital platform that connects Egyptian customers interested in wholesome homemade food with...
Stefano Gastaut, Vodafone Egypt names Stefano Gastaut's CEO to Replace Ahmed Essam

Vodafone Egypt Names Stefano Gastaut’s CEO to Replace Ahmed Essam

Vodafone Group Plc named Italian Stefano Gastaut, chief executive office (CEO) at Vodafone Partner Markets, to run its growing Egyptian business as the company...
Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft has acquired LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion, inclusive of LinkedIn's net cash, according to a Microsoft...
Kan Ya Makan: empowering young people for community change

Kan Ya Makan: empowering young people for community change

Akhbarak.net, Think Tank Egypt, Kan Ya Makan Project, Waseela in collaboration with the British Council Egypt launched a new campaign called “Kan Ya MaKan” in order to empower...
Uber secures $3.5 billion from Saudi Arabia's wealth fund, Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund Invests $3.5 Billion in UBER

Uber secures $3.5 billion from Saudi Arabia’s wealth fund

SAN FRANCISCO and RIYADH – The Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund (PIF), the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s long-term sovereign investment arm, and Uber today announced...
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Dentsu Aegis Acquires Digital Republic to Extend Creative Capabilities in the Middle East

DUBAI - Dentsu Aegis Network today announces the acquisition of a majority interest in Digital Republic, one of the largest and most awarded independent...
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Juventus appoints Kingfut as digital media agency partner in MENA

Juventus FC has appointed Kingfut as its digital media agency partner across the Middle East region. This appointment follows an extensive review by the Italian football...
Axeer Studio Ventures into Global Markets With Giraffics

Axeer Studio Ventures into Global Markets With Giraffics

Today, with a solid track record of experience in visualized communication, Axeer Studio has launched Giraffics "a new subsidiary focuses on infographic videos". “Now, we're taking our impact even further“ explained Abdulrahman Khedr, CEO, as he...
Which categories will suffer most from increased prices?

Which categories will suffer most from increased prices in Egypt?

Skyrocketing prices are affecting many industries in Egypt everyday on different intensities. Some may have felt it while others not yet. Unfortunately sooner or...
SocialEyez UAE Acquires BSocial Egypt for EGP 10 Million

SocialEyez UAE Acquires BSocial Egypt for EGP 10 Million

SocialEyez UAE Company which is specialized in the field of digital services, announced on Wednesday, April 6, completing a deal for the acquisition of...
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Digital Managing Editor Mohamed Omar to Leave FilFan.com

FilFan.com key project/product manager, digital managing editor Mohamed Omar is stepping down from his position after 3 successful years of expanding the user base of FilFan.com and...

List of Arab Influencers on Linkedin Pulse

Follow influential people and what interests you to get personalized news and insights from Arab Influencers on Linkedin Pulse. 1- Mohamed El-Erian (Egyptian -American - French) He is...
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hug digital wins Emaar Misr digital media account

Cairo, March 30, 2016 – hug digital has won Emaar Misr digital media account. The agency will be responsible for digital strategy, media buying, planning and execution across digital and social for its...
Uber graduate 14 youth from inaugural education, training program

Uber graduate 14 youth from inaugural education & training program

Cairo, Egypt, March 29, 2016 - Uber, the leading smartphone technology company that connects riders to drivers at the push of a button, and...
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JWT CEO Resigns Following a Lawsuit Accusing Him of Rape, Racist

J. Walter Thompson CEO Gustavo Martinez resigned after a lawsuit accusing him of rapping female employees, and multiple racist comments about black people and Jews....
Uber Senior Strategist Visits Cairo

Uber Senior Strategist Visits Cairo

Cairo, Egypt – March 9, 2016: David Plouffe, Uber’s chief adviser and former campaign manager for Barack Obama in 2008, made his first visit to...
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JWT CEO denies suit’s allegations of rape and racist jokes

JWT CEO Gustavo Martinez denied allegations of rapping female employees, and multiple racist comments about black people and Jews. "I am aware of the allegations...
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T-Pay is Taking Part at Mobile World Congress 2016

"T-PAY participated in GSMA Mobile World Congress, from 22-28 February, held in Barcelona because T-PAY wanted to show that they are ready to for the international...
Orange replaces Mobinil

Orange replaces Mobinil as rebranding hits final stages

Mobinil's logo is officially down from the company's headquarters as Orange continues to roll out its rebranding plans Saturday, killing off Egypt's 18-year-old first mobile operator brand. The name change is...
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Kijamii Looking for a Digital Sports Community Manager

After on boarding Arsenal FC last week, Kijamii has announced today an open vacancy as a digital sports community manager to join the first digital sports team...
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Arsenal Assigns Kijamii as Its Digital Agency in MENA

London, February 25 – Arsenal F.C. has appointed Kijamii to handle its digital media activities in Egypt and the MENA region with effect from March...
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Kijamii Wins Netflix Middle East Pitch

Dubai, January 6, 2016 – Kijamii has been appointed by Netflix as its digital media network in the Middle East. Kijamii will be responsible for media planning & buying, digital...
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Cairo is Uber’s fastest growing city across EMEA region

Cairo, Egypt – Uber, the smartphone technology company that connects riders to drivers, celebrated its one year in Egypt this month by launching Alexandria, making it...
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Kinda Ibrahim joins Twitter as Director of Media Partnerships, MENA

Kinda Ibrahim (@kindaibrahim) joined Twitter in Dubai, UAE as Director of Media Partnerships for the Middle East and North Africa region, after 12 years of leadership positions with Microsoft, Yellow...
Red Herring Global Top 100 Award Crowns TA Telecom’s Innovation Efforts

Red Herring Global Top 100 Award Crowns TA Telecom’s Innovation Efforts

Recognized for technological innovation in the analytics and mobile industry, TA Telecom is the only African and Arab company to win the Red Herring...
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3 Int’l Investors Acquire Fawry for $100M

A consortium of three international investors acquired 85 percent of Fawry, Egypt's largest e-payment network. The profit-making company, which generated EGP 210 million in 2014 was acquired...
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ALN Nominates Egypt’s TA Telecom for Prominent Entrepreneurship Award

Recognized as an entrepreneurial leader for business excellence, profitability and innovation, the Egypt-based analytics and mobile technology company, TA Telecom, is chosen among 3...
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Nestle, Intel Denounce Rumors on Exiting Egypt

Intel and Nestle issued statements today refuting false media reports that both multinationals are closing their offices in Egypt in light of the US Dollar...

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