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Top 3 Fintech Trends for Startups

Rob Lora, a independent SEO consultant and a fintech thought leader shares his views about the latest trends in the fintech space impacting the startup ecosystem

DigiZag, secures Series A funding from SME Investment Fund

Digital advertising and performance marketing company, DigiZag, secured a 7-figure “Series A” funding from the SME Investment Fund managed by Al-Arabi Investment Group as part of its expansion strategy, which aims to increase DigiZag’s market presence and digital advancement in the GCC region.

Young entrepreneurs stress the importance of creative marketing

During a roundtable discussion organised by the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) at the 12th International Government Communication Forum (IGCF), an experienced panel of Emirati business leaders highlighted the myriad of opportunities awaiting aspiring entrepreneurs

SBWC announces special workshops on Cloud Kitchens and Textiles for entrepreneurs

Sharjah Business Women Council has announced specialised workshops on F&B and fashion textile industries to take their ventures to the next level by creating a unique opportunity for female entrepreneurs.

Binalyze secures $19 Million in Series A

Binalyze, a leading provider of cutting-edge Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) solutions,  announced that it has raised a $19M Series A round of funding led by Molten Ventures with participation from existing investors, Earlybird Digital East and OpenOcean, and new strategic investors

Emirates Development Bank showcases AgriTech financing solutions at GVF 2023 Dubai

Emirates Development Bank displayed its innovative financing solutions and bespoke AgriTech Loans Program at the 4th Global Vertical Farming Show (GVF 2023 Dubai). The global show brought together various vertical farming players to showcase their latest innovations and connect with each other.

Emirates NBD invests in Turkish SustainTech startup Erguvan

UAE’s leading banking group, Emirates NBD has made an investment in Erguvan, a climate and financial technology venture aimed at providing financial institutions and corporations with digital infrastructure, enabling them to manage the impacts and risks of climate change.

UAE’s Ministry of Economy introduces 19 free contract templates

The Ministry of Economy (MoEc), in cooperation with Al Tamimi & Company, launched the ‘Standard Contracts’ initiative. It is designed to support Emirati entrepreneurs and startups in the country by facilitating their access to a range of most commonly used contract templates

Galvanize raises over $1 billion for its climate venture fund

Galvanize Climate Solutions, a global climate-focused investment firm, announced the final close of its Innovation + Expansion Fund at over $1 billion. With commitments from a diverse set of institutional investors, including leading endowments, foundations and family offices,

Dubai Chamber partners with Noon to support SMEs

Dubai Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Noon to host a special webinar to raise awareness among local SMEs about the benefits of developing an online presence. The partnership aims to support the growth of ecommerce sales and expand the digital presence of Dubai-based businesses.

UAE Proptech, Silkhaus onboards Sabine El Najjar for KSA

UAE based proptech startup, Silkhaus dedicated to revolutionising short-term rentals across Asia, has announced the appointment of Sabine El Najjar as the Founding General Manager for KSA.

Mitgo offers MENA publishers upto $500,000 to scale-up and grow

Mitgo has announced the launch of its Publisher Investments program, an innovative alternative finance service providing investment opportunities with a clear focus on the MENA market. Offering flexible terms, with or without equity, loans or credit and with an initial investment capital of $20 million,

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