PAYFORT announces START, a payment gateway solution for start-ups

PAYFORT, the Arab world’s leading online payment service provider, today announced two trail-blazing solutions to help businesses in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) meet the region’s online payment challenges. PAYFORT START, provides start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)...
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Vaniday app named one of the Best Apps on Google Play

The Vaniday app has been highlighted as one of the Best Apps on Google Play in the UAE - a testament to how valued the concept is viewed by the digital influencers at Google. Established less than seven months ago, Vaniday, the online salon and spa booking platform, has become the global go-to destination...
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fitpass empowers Dubai’s residents to workout anytime, anywhere wants to get the city, the Emirates and the Region Fitt - FittPass, launched out of in5 and registered with Tecom Investment’s portfolio of freezones, with its brand new and innovative business is disrupting the industry standards with a new approach to fitness through pay & play model. The...
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Middle East Venture Partners close fund at US$30 million

Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) announced today the second close of Middle East Venture Fund II (MEVF II) at more than US$30 Million. MEVF II is a venture capital fund that invests in the region's early stage technology and mobile businesses. The Fund is MEVP's fourth venture capital (VC) fund, increasing...
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Uber: Innovation and Investment in MENA

A post by Jambu Palaniappan - Regional General Manager, Uber Our goal at Uber is simple: we want to make it possible for anyone in any city to push a button and get a ride...within minutes. It's partly about technology. Our app connects drivers with riders in ways that were simply impossible six or...
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Storytelling startup launches with 3,987,000 users

Netherlands based Tech Startup MyAlbum launches its visual storytelling platform out of beta. Over the next weeks 3,987,000 users of “,, and” will be added for a flying start. Spring 2014 MyAlbum was born following a management buyout. A year later...
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Middle East Innovators Supported with Launch of SAP Startup Focus Program in MENA

SAP has launched its SAP Startup Focus Program in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in order to support young Middle East technology entrepreneurs to grow their innovative business plans. In the Middle East and North Africa, there is an increasing demand for innovative solutions that can analyze...
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Great Opportunities in Arabic Digital Content In The Region

BECO Capital, a regional venture capital firm focused on technology investments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, today said that boosting online Arabic content, combined with the rising digital advertising sector which is expected to grow 347% by 2018, will allow for the creation of sizeable...
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Cwikwin – UAE’s First Contest Driven Mobile App

Middle East is one of the fastest growing Smartphone markets and UAE, with over 80% residents using Smartphones is one of the highest penetrated markets. Smartphones are becoming central to our lives not only for communication and gaming but also for shopping, entertainment and managing utility needs....
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The Periodic Table of Technology Investors In MENA

  BECO Capital, a regional venture capital firm focused on technology investments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, today said that the Venture Capital (VC) market has gained momentum in the last 12 months, boosted by successful fundraising by the “Big Four”, a much deeper startup...
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