Startups

Reporting on the business of technology, startups, venture capital funding, marketing & advertising agencies, and creative work in the MENA region and world.

Egypt’s PraxiLabs is taking science education to a new level through 3D simulations

Egypt’s PraxiLabs is taking science education to a new level through 3D simulations

Egyptian startup PraxiLabs offers people equal opportunities to access an enhanced science education by providing 3D interactive virtual simulations that are safe, affordable, and accessible anytime, anywhere, for educational institutions and students alike. Founded by...
Saudi eCommerce platform Haseel raises $6.6M in Series A

Saudi eCommerce platform Haseel raises $6.6M in series A

Saudi-based fresh produce eCommerce startup Haseel has raised $6.6M in a Series A funding round. Vision Ventures led the round. Arzan Ventures, Riyad Taqnia Fund, Sky Horizon, and Aid for Investments have also participated...
TFK Leverages Data to Push for Inclusion on IWD

TFK Leverages Data to Push for Inclusion on IWD

Egypt's Fashion and Beauty Marketplace, The Fashion Kingdom (TFK), has released a week-long campaign leveraging data for women's empowerment in celebration of International Women's Day 2022. More than a Generic Greeting The Campaign, launched on March...
Egypt's interior design & build platform Shatablee raises $1.2M

Egypt’s interior design & build platform Shatablee raises $1.2M

The Egyptian digital interior design & build platform, handling the diverse finishing problems in the Egyptian Market, Shatablee has raised a $1.2M funding round to optimize and fully digitize the traditional interior finishing journey...
Best WordPress Real-time Backup Plugin Tools - Comparison

Best WordPress Real-time Backup Plugin Tools – Pros & Cons

With the increasing number of WooCommerce sites being built every day, especially after the pandemic, the demand for specialized WooCommerce hosting and real-time backups has also increased. If you are running a successful e-commerce business,...
Chefaa Raises Venture Round from Global Investors

Chefaa Raises Venture Round from Global Investors

Chefaa, Egypt's patient-centered pharmacy benefits platform, has raised a venture round from globally renowned investors Newtown Partners and Global Brain and GMS Capital Partners.  The undisclosed round is part of Chefaa's journey to expand its...
Top Russian Fintech Startups

Top Russian Fintech Startups, Will They Shutdown?

Russian fintech Companies have recently been struggling with regulatory challenges due to some economic, social, and political factors. The pressure on these fintech companies is increasing especially after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. What brings...
Top Ukrainian Startups, Apps 2022

Top Ukrainian Startups, Apps 2022

This week, Russia declared war on its neighbor Ukraine after many political and military skirmishes, affecting the lives of tens of millions of civilians in Ukraine, as well as thousands of companies, including a...
Global Prop-tech Facilio Secures $35M in Series B

Global Proptech Facilio Secures $35M in Series B

The global proptech startup Facilio has secured $35 million in its Series B round led by Dragoneer Investment Group. Brookfield Growth and existing investors Accel India and Tiger Global Management also participated in the...
UAE's Tech Udrive Startup for Car Rental Secures $5M

UAE’s Tech Udrive Startup for Car Rental Secures $5M

UAE's Tech startup for car rental Udrive, providing a pay-per-minute car rental service for UAE residents and tourists, has secured $5M from Cultiv8 and Oman Holding International. Udrive started in January 2017 offering drivers in...