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Egyptian Professionals Network (EPN) joins the Facebook Community Accelerator Program

Egyptian Professionals Network (EPN) joins the Facebook Community Accelerator Program

Facebook has announced today that the Egyptian Professionals Network (EPN) has joined the 2020 cycle of the Community Accelerator program, a six-months program designed...
Egyptian Social Media Stirs Countless Rape, Harassment, Blackmail Allegations

Egyptian Social Media Stirs Countless Rape, Harassment, Blackmail Allegations

On the night of June 30th, 2020, Two instagram accounts (@shadynoor_ and @skhodirr ) started a PSA accusing an ex student of AUC and...
Viber cuts business ties with Facebook

Viber cuts business ties with Facebook

Japanese owned​ ​Rakuten Viber​, one of the world’s leading messaging apps for free and secure communication, announces it will cut all business ties with...
Demand for Arabic chatbots surges in H1-2020 amid COVID-19, WideBot data shows

Demand for Arabic chatbots surges in H1-2020 amid COVID-19, WideBot data shows

Egyptian chatbot startup WideBot witnessed a surge of Arabic chatbot building requests during the first half of 2020, amounting to a 100% increase, compared...
Egypt’s health ministry launches blood donation campaign in cooperation with Facebook

Egypt’s health ministry launches blood donation campaign in cooperation with Facebook

Egyptian Minister of Health, Dr. Hala Zayed, has announced that the ministry’s National Blood Transfusion Service is teaming up with Facebook to launch a...
Fintech giant 'Brex' lays off 62 of its staff despite raising $150M

Fintech giant ‘Brex’ lays off 62 of staff despite raising $150M

Brex founders Pedro Franceschi and Henrique Dubugras wrote in a blog post published yesterday that 62 people would be let go. The corporate credit cards...
Tribal Credit joins Visa to bridge equity gap for MENA startups

Tribal Credit Joins Visa’s Fintech Fast Track to Bridge Equity Gap for MENA Startups

US-based startup Tribal Credit, which raised $9.1 million in a series of seed rounds, today announced that it has joined Visa’s Fintech Fast Track...
Facebook introduces new distribution metric

Facebook introduces new distribution metric

Yesterday, Facebook released a new metric called "distribution score" to measure the performance of Facebook pages. The company defined the new distribution score as: The distribution...
Best Startup Incubators in the UAE 2020

Best Startup Incubators in the UAE 2020

Startup incubators in the UAE are an integral part of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Even for the most experienced of campaigners, building a business from...

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