UAE-based HR Tech Startup, Workfam, was officially awarded the highly esteemed ‘UAE Startup Unicorn’ by The Startup Network this month. The Unicorn Battle, which took place across 27 countries, shortlisted 12 UAE startups to participate in the largest online startup event.
Dubai tech startup based CorporateStack, has announced a special package for companies that are a part of the in5 incubation program. This package offers a full year of support from CorporateStack to five companies nominated by in5.
The Annual Investment Meeting in partnership with Bedayat by Sustainable City announced that the UAE Emirates Startup Roadshow will be held on 17th and 20th September, 2020. The 5 days roadshow is all set to cover four emirates: Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah across the country.
Katie Trowsdale, Fund Manager at Aberdeen Standard Investments explains that for some time, growth companies have been outperforming their value counterparts – and the trend has been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Flat6Labs, the regional seed investment company and startup accelerator, has partnered up with OQAL, an Angel Investors Network in Saudi Arabia in order to further the growth of MENA’s startups through the collaborative efforts between the two.
eyewa, the largest eyewear e-commerce retailer in the GCC today announced that Nuwa Capital has joined Wamda Capital and EQ2 Ventures in the company’s pre-Series B bridge round taking the total investments in the company to $11.1 million since eyewa was launched in 2017.
iKcon, the Dubai based cloud kitchen platform, has successfully secured $10 million of funding since inception, including a recently closed pre-series A round of $5 million led by Arzan VC, AlTouq Group and Nazer Group among other reputable investors.
DIFC FinTech Hive, the first and largest financial technology accelerator in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, has attracted an unprecedented 620 global, regional and local applications for the signature programme.
Jacob Chacko, Regional Business Head – Middle East, Saudi & South Africa (MESA) at HPE Aruba, lists five key components of an effective and productive work-from-home solution.
My Startup World speaks with Massimo Cannizzo, the CEO and Co-founder at GELLIFY Middle East about his plans to grow the company in the region and he also discussed his aim to create a better way to collaborate and grow, in a fast and sustainable way.
Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) and CE-Ventures have disbursed more than AED 700,000 in equity-free grants to 11 startups, offering them a lifeline to ensure they remain afloat as they navigate current economic challenges.