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Saudi FinTech, InsurTech Rasan Secures $24M

Saudi FinTech, InsurTech Rasan Secures $24M

Saudi FinTech and InsurTech startup Rasan has secured $24M in its latest funding round led by Impact 46, a Saudi asset manager and advisor. This funding round accelerated growth in the InsurTech domain in the...
Vodafone renews its relationship with Workplace from Facebook

Vodafone renews its relationship with Facebook’s Workplace

Workplace by Facebook will continue to help Vodafone bridge the distance between 90,000+ employees over the next 3 years. Thanks to its 2019 adoption of Facebook's Workplace, Vodafone maintained a sense of connection and engagement...
Jordan to activate digital identity for citizens in days

Jordan to activate digital identity for citizens in days

The digital identity program for Jordanian citizens will roll out in the coming few days. Said Jordan's Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship, Ahmed Al-Hanandeh. The digital identity aims to facilitate Jordanian citizens' day-to-day requests such...
FasterCapital Supports Women Founders, Entrepreneurs

FasterCapital Launches Startup Program To Support Women Entrepreneurs

FasterCapital, an online incubator and accelerator based in Dubai, is launching a cohort for women entrepreneurs. Recent statistics reveal that as of 2021 that 36% of small businesses are owned by women and this number...
Ureed: How to Incorporate Freelancers in Hiring Strategy

Ureed: How to Incorporate Freelancers in Hiring Strategy

Ureed.com offers an unprecedented view on how to incorporate freelancers in your hiring strategy. As a business owner, taking on a new project is an exciting time full of potential. Yet, it doesn’t come without...
Startup of the Week: Sidekick Browser 'best browser for work'

Startup of the Week: Sidekick Browser ‘designed for work’

Sidekick is an alternative web browser that makes work apps more comfortable to access. It offers a left-hand sidebar, where you can pin icons of your work services in the sidebar, even if they...
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Silicon Valley’s Tribal Credit Eyes MENA, Closing Round to Bank Startups

Silicon Valley-based Tribal started private beta testing with MENA startups and is closing a funding round that includes some of the top VCs in the region, a source told Digital Boom. The fintech, according to...
Facebook Libra, Facebook Calibra, Facebook Crypto

Facebook Announces Cryptocurrency ‘Libra’, Digital Wallet ‘Calibra’

Yesterday, Facebook has shared plans for Calibra, a digital wallet for Libra, a new global currency powered by blockchain technology. The wallet will be available in Messenger, WhatsApp and as a standalone app —...
Egyptian Startup Mumm Launches 'Mumm Prime' Egypt’s First Premium Chef

Egyptian Startup Mumm Launches ‘Mumm Prime’ Egypt’s First Premium Chef

Egypt's homemade food service Mumm has launched "Mumm Prime", Egypt's premium online chef subscription service on Sunday. For an affordable monthly subscription fee; the service offers customers clean, freshly cooked homemade food for the...
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Vodafone Egypt Launches Unprecedented Technological Hackathon

Vodafone Egypt held the first Hackathon of its kind in Egypt and in the region, inviting developers to innovate in software development. The company awarded three teams of developers out of 44 participating teams,...