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Oman Oil Marketing Company provides support to local start-ups

Building on its strategy to support SMEs and transform the fuel retail industry, Oman Oil Marketing Company (OOMCO) is providing local start-ups with the chance to sell their products at its fuel stations. The company will offer retail space at Ahlain Stores, Car Care, and Café Amazon

Top security tips for startups from Kaspersky

From 2020 being dubbed ‘the year of the side hustle’ to small businesses grappling to maintain continuity and profitability, despite these unprecedented times there has been a significant uprising in entrepreneurial activity the world over.

Halal Angel Network and HalalNexus to promote Halal startup ecosystem

Halal Angels Network is among the first to penetrate the $5 trillion global Halal consumer market and it has teamed up with HalalNexus for the Singapore Market. The key focus areas Halal Fintech, Halal Foodtech, Halal Tourism, Ethical Finance, and Future Technologies.

Haystack raise £1 million in seed funding for expansion

Haystack, a Newcastle-based tech startup, today has announced that it has raised £1 million in seed funding. The funding enables Haystack to expand their territory reach and with advanced matching technology, help more companies and “techies” to hire smartly and find their ideal roles respectively.

Aqua Security’s Series E funding of $135m takes its valuation to billion plus

Aqua Security, the pure-play cloud native security leader, announced the completion of $135 Million in Series E funding led by ION Crossover Partners, putting Aqua’s valuation in excess of $1 Billion.

Tally launches its VAT ready TallyPrime software in Oman

Tally Solutions announced the launch of its Value Added Tax (VAT) ready software– TallyPrime Release 1.1.3 to assist the Omani business owners towards an easy transition to the new tax regime.

Beehive Startups announces dates for StartFEST

Beehive Startups announced that StartFEST, Utah’s original and largest grassroots startup festival, will return June 16-17 after a five year hiatus. The two-day virtual event will be solely focused on Utah’s startup and small business ecosystem and will be filled with insightful panels, collaborative workshops, and some of the state’s leading entrepreneurs and business leaders.

CoinSmart raises $3.5m to expand into Europe

Canada-based cryptocurrency exchange, CoinSmart has announced the closing of a CAD$4.5 million (roughly US$3.5 million) seed funding round and extensive plans to expand into Europe.

Verofax secures $1.2m seed round funding

Verofax Limited, an automation and traceability platform, has secured $1.2M in a Seed funding round, led by Trove Capital Limited UK. Other investors included MFD Holding, Kepler Fund Managers, and Casablanca Holding. This funding marks Verofax porting its platform on Microsoft Cloud and its expansion into Asia and Africa.

Hub71 targets tech startups from across the globe

Hub71 is doubling down on scaling startups and enabling founders by introducing a value creation program. Tech startups from around the world will benefit from increased access to market as Hub71 actively facilitates business opportunities to enable their sustainable growth, globally.

Dubai SME approves new incubator for luxury products

Dubai SME, the agency of Dubai Economy mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, announced that The Arabian Luxury Group ‘TALG’ has joining the list of approved business incubators under the umbrella of the Dubai Business Incubator Network (DBIN).

Winners for MITEF Saudi Startup Competition announced

The fifth edition of the MITEF Saudi Startup Competition successfully concluded last week, after witnessing the participation of about 50 innovative startups from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Lebanon, Bahrain, Egypt, Palestine, India, North Macedonia, China, USA, UK, and Lithuania.

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