Topic: Financial

CoinMENA Raises $9.5M Seed Fund

CoinMENA Raises $9.5M Seed Fund

Bahrain-based CoinMENA has raised $9.5M in its first seed funding round led by BECO Capital, Kenetic, Arab Bank Switzerland, Bunat Ventures, Alameda Research, Rua Growth Fund, and Girnas Capital. In addition to a number of...
Omar Ekram, Egyptian Fintech Dayra Joins Y Combinator, closes USD 3 Million Pre-Seed Round

Egyptian Fintech Dayra Joins Y Combinator, Secures US $3M in Pre-Seed

Dayra is a Cairo-based fintech startup providing unbanked gig-workers and micro-businesses with financial services. The company has joined Y Combinator’s Winter 21 batch, closing the largest debt and equity Pre-Seed round in MENA and...
EY: 53% of MENA executives have AI and Automation on their agenda

EY: 53% of MENA executives have AI and Automation on their agenda

53% of senior executives based in the MENA region named artificial intelligence (AI) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) as the most prominent technologies on their boardroom agenda. In consumer-facing sectors, automation is the leading...