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Submit your entries for the World of Film by Sony MEA

Sony Middle East & Africa (MEA) announces the World of Film, an initiative to celebrate Sony’s legacy and continued commitment to the movie making world. Whether it be involvement with high profile blockbuster studios or an individual crafting their indie film,

LNDDO offers quick and easy financial support for SMEs

UAE’s direct lending firm, LNDDO Digital Lending Limited has unveiled a new offering that is dedicated to engineering credit solutions for SMEs. Officially authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) under Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) jurisdiction,

Saudi based startup, CashIn raises $1.6 million

Saudi based startup, CashIn providing digital payment and points of sale solutions has raised SAR6 million ($1.6 million) in a Seed round led by Investor Mine with the participation of BIM Ventures and a number of angel investors.

Shorooq Partners launches its new office in Bahrain

UAE-headquartered Shorooq Partners has launched a new office at Bahrain Fintech Bay in Bahrain, headed by partner Samir Yamani. The new office is the fifth location for the rapidly expanding VC firm, which has built a presence  in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Pakistan.

QSTP invites applications from Qatari startups for new accelerator program

Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) announced the launch of ELV8, an exciting new business accelerator program that aims to help Qatar-based tech startups expand into international markets. Startups from Qatar can submit their applications for the program till 16 October 2021.

500 Startups is now 500 Global

500 Startups, one of the world’s most active venture capital firms, announced recently that it has rebranded itself as 500 Global, and the company has successfully closed its largest fund to date raising $140M global flagship fund bringing assets under management to $1.8B.

How to secure kids smartphone

Smartphones are kids’ trusty companions both in- and outside the classroom, and as they return to their desks. Amer Owaida, Security Writer at ESET shares some handy tips on how to keep their devices secure.

HP launches workplace solutions for hybrid workforce

HP announced new solutions that simplify and automate device management tasks, giving IT more freedom to focus on what’s important for their business and their employees. HP’s comprehensive portfolio of hardware, software, and cloud-based services, empower employees

ZENIQ to launch its tokenization trading platform in Dubai

ZENIQ Technologies, a provider of blockchain-based decentralised applications, will launch a tokenization project in Dubai on Tuesday to revolutionise the trading of digital assets. The project will see the establishment of non-fungible token (NFT) trading platforms

UAE-based B2B marketplace Elkaso raises $2.1 million

The UAE-based B2B marketplace Elkaso has successfully raised $2.1 million in its latest funding round. The Pre-Seed round was led by Global Founders Capital and MSA Capital and recorded participation from key strategic global and regional investors.

Unifonic raises $125 million in Series B funding round

Riyadh based customer engagement platform, Unifonic raised $125 million in Series B funding round, led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and Sanabil Investments. Unifonic’s solutions integrate customer communication channels including text, voice, messaging and web into a single platform to enable companies to create stronger customer relationships.

Khalifa Fund’s Level Up to accelerate innovation

The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development has rolled out new project, ‘Level Up’ to help budding  entrepreneurs, SMEs and startups in Abu Dhabi to seize new opportunities that will stabilise, strengthen and scale up their business.

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