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Khalifa Fund’s Level Up announces its winning agritech startups

Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA), ADIO Catalyst and Wageningen University and Research, saw the successful completion of the first edition of its ‘Level Up’ project

Saudi Arabia’s online food delivery platform, Jahez successful IPO takes its market cap to $2.4 billion

Saudi Arabia’s leading online food delivery platform, Jahez today announced the successful completion of its IPO and listing of its shares at the Saudi Exchange’s Parallel Market (Nomu), taking the market capitalization to $2.4 billion.

How to improve your cyber-hygiene

Phil Muncaster, guest writer from ESET tells us to be alert, be proactive and break these 10 bad habits to improve your cyber-hygiene in 2022

Saudi Central Bank extends deferred payment program for additional 3 months

The Saudi Central Bank announces the extension of the Deferred Payment Program – one of SAMA’s Private Sector Financing Support Programs – for three additional months from October 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021, for the benefit of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs)

X0PA AI announces $4.2 million in Series A funding

X0PA AI, a leader in AI-powered objective hiring solutions, today announced $4.2 million in Series A funding. The investment was led by ICCP SBI Venture Partners (ISVP), with additional funding from SEEDS Capital, AI8 Ventures, XCEL NEXT VENTURES, and SASV Investments.

Q-commerce is truly revolutionizing the retail industry

Mohamed Sekkina, General Manager at talabat mart Egypt speaks to My Startup World about the success of Q-commerce in the region and how talabat mart is making its mark in the industry

Gahez raises $2 million in its latest funding round

Egypt-based e-commerce startup and B2B fashion marketplace Gahez has successfully raised $2 million in its latest funding round. The pre-Seed round was led by Disruptech Ventures with the participation of Egypt Ventures, Tanmeyah (an EFG Hermes company), Afropreneur fund, and other strategic angel investors.

Verofax raised $1.5M in a pre-Series A round

Verofax Limited, an Asset Digitization and Traceability solutions provider, today announced closing a $1.5M pre-Series A round by international investors led by Benson Oak Ventures, with 500 Startups, Wami Capital and Vernalis Capital completing the group.

Jafarshop raises pre-seed funding from ​Nama Ventures

Jafarshop, the largest home improvement, DIY, and gardening platform in Jordan, announced that it has raised an undisclosed amount in a pre-seed funding round by ​Nama Ventures.

World’s 1st LGBT+ cryptocurrency, Maricoin launched

Maricoin, the world’s 1st LGBT+ cryptocurrency launched yesterday in Madrid, Spain after a weeklong pilot involving 10 businesses. The Maricoin aim to change the world by harnessing the LGBT+ community’s economic power.

22 cybersecurity statistics to know for 2022

As we usher in the New Year, Amer Owaida, Security Writer at ESET takes a look at some statistics that will help you stay up-to-date on recent cybersecurity trends

Newage Learning launches Vivacoder

Newage Learning, a learning and development holding company, has announced a “Vivacoder”, an initiative to provide a comprehensive suite of talent and job-relevant online technological learning services in the GCC region to individuals and organizations to be winners in the digital revolution.

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