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MasterCard launches exciting tech Start Up initiative in the Middle East

In today's crowded and competitive business environment, startups across the world are seeking global opportunities that will rapidly scale their business. To address this need, MasterCard has announced the launch of Start Path Global - a unique six-month partnership programme for startups that extends...
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Mobily Ventures Invests in “Fetchr” to Revolutionize Shipping and Logistics in the Middle East

Mobily Ventures, the venture capital arm of Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), announced that it is investing in Fetchr, a promising shipping & logistics startup using cutting edge technology to overcome shipping challenges in the Middle East. Dubai-based Fetchr offers a smartphone app that smoothly facilitates...
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KPMG Forms Exclusive Alliance With Fintech Platform Matchi

Accelerating its global fintech strategy, KPMG International has announced an exclusive advisory alliance with, the innovative fintech matchmaking platform that connects banks and insurance companies with financial services technology start-ups and innovations sourced from across the globe. Through...
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MENA Digital Retail sales to reach US$100 billion in 2025

BECO Capital, a regional venture capital firm focused on technology investments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, today said that large homegrown online marketplaces will lead the digital growth in the Arab region, with retail sales alone expected to surge from the current US$ 10 billion...
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YoTable : An Online Restaurant Booking Startup In Saudi Arabia

The online food industry is spreading like wildfire through the region, competition in the sector is expected to stiffen with entrance of new players. We caught up with 20 something founders of an online booking startup called YoTable based in Saudi Arabia. What inspired you to start YoTable? We...
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JetSmarter The Mobile Marketplace Raises USD 20 Million

JetSmarter the mobile marketplace that seamlessly connects travelers to private jets from their smartphones, has raised $20 million from a group of influential investors with its most recent Series B raise. Some investors include: Members of The Saudi Royal Family, world-renowned music and entertainment...
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Carmudi :The Online Car Classified Reports 40% Growth in the UAE

fter raising $25 million in funding, launching their iOS app and crossing two million global car listings, Carmudi continues to show exceptional growth and shows no signs of slowing down. Carmudi (, the fastest way to sell and buy cars online in the emerging markets, attracted 6.4 million...
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Flvyr : A Startup That Connects Home Chefs With Food Lovers

We just discovered a new startup that connects home chefs and food lovers How it all began? Flyvr started with Asra and Adnan, two techy foodies who were far away from home and were craving for homemade food after a long day of work and realized there was no other option but to order fast food online....
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CappRazr : An App That Helps You Understand Mechanics Of Venture Capital Deals

CappRazr is an app that helps you demystify the mechanics of venture capital deals. The app is a venture funding simulator that helps entrepreneurs understand how successive venture capital funding rounds impact the ownership structure of a company, and how projected proceeds from the sale of a company...
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PAYFORT Acquires White Payments To Target The Startup Industry

PAYFORT, today announced the acquisition of White Payments, a new online payments solution focused on providing easy-to-use online payment applications for start-ups and small businesses. PAYFORT will use White Payments’ platform to create a new program to allow start-ups and small businesses fast-track...
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