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New crowdfunding platform launched for the Middle East

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Mawwell, a new international rewards-based crowdfunding destination for creative and innovative projects, has recently launched its first crowdfunding platform for the Middle Eastern and...
Dubai initiative aims to support 100 women entrepreneurs

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Five women entrepreneurs have been awarded half a million dirham as capital to launch their start-ups in the UAE as part of an initiative...
Ooredoo, Rocket Internet to fund Asian e-commerce start-ups

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German incubator Rocket Internet announced that it is partnering with Ooredoo, the main telecom operator in Qatar (formerly known as QTel), in a new...
US cloud start-up to expand in Europe, Middle East

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San Francisco-based New Relic, a Software-as-a-Service start-up focused on application management, just closed another rounding that yielded approximately $100 million. The funding is meant...
Ro’Ya workshop in Dubai focuses on business plan fundamentals

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Ro'Ya, a joint collaboration between the Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) and MasterCard in April has launched its first workshop at the Dubai Chamber...
Morocco’s StartupYourLife announces two new partnerships

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Moroccan entrepreneur network StartupYourLife inked two new partnerships in May, in an attempt to bring more visibility to Moroccan start-ups on an international scale, Wamda...
Saudi business center supports female entrepreneurs

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Businesswomen of Saudi Arabia in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Affairs have taken upon themselves to help and empower the women of the...
Startup Grind opens in Jordan

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Startup Grind, a global entrepreneur community powered by Google,has now opened a chapter in Jordan where it will give Amman-based entrepreneurs access to a...
Dubai SME and Jordan-based Oasis500 form partnership

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Dubai SME, the agency of the Department for Economic Development in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, has signed...
Telecom giant MTN to pursue start-up deals in Middle East, Africa

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Africa’s leading telecom company MTN has recently announced its first partnership campaign with one of the continent’s largest tech incubators, Africa Internet Holding (AIH)....
DP World launches round 3 of its accelerator programme

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Dubai-based marine industry group DP World announced that its seed accelerator programme TURN8 will enter its third round of financing to promote entrepreneurship and...
Palestine opens first tech park for start-ups

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Leaders Organisation, a non-governmental group established to socially and economically empower Palestine youth, has launched "eZone", Palestine's first mini tech park. eZone will be...
$120m fund to be set up for Arab SMEs

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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank will launch a $120 million fund to...
Qatar sees the need for angel investment

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Qatar's Ministry of Information and Communications Technology’s Digital Incubation Center (DIC) organised a training workshop on angel investment on April 22 as part of...
Middle East, Europe entrepreneurs close to matching US counterparts

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Entrepreneurs in the Middle East and Europe almost match their US counterparts when it comes to profits and jobs, a new survey shows. According to...
Dubai’s crowdfunding platform Eureeca attracts more start-ups

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Based in Dubai, Eureeca, an investment crowdfunding platform, has continued to grow according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Since their launch...
Kurdistan start-up to introduce e-commerce platform

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ifrosh, one of the first startups in Iraqi Kurdistan will introduce an online, community-based marketplace to connect merchants and consumers. The name, ifrosh, comes...
Lebanese startup goes global

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Despite an underdeveloped telecommunication infrastructure compared to its regional peers, Lebanon has managed in the past few years to lay the foundations of a...