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Looking to make an entry into the UAE and MENA markets? startAD’s Venture Launchpad can help accelerate your journey

In 2018, the total amount of investments made in startups in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region was $893 million, 31 percent higher than in 2017, according to a report from MAGNiTT. As governments in this region are taking a proactive approach, it has seen a surge in startup activity in the last few years. With plenty of …

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Microsoft Supports 4000 Startups Across The MENA Region

One of Satya Nadella’s vision as Microsoft CEO is to empower every organization and individual to achieve more. One of such’s is empowering startups with microsoft technologies to realise their visions. In Africa, Microsoft is realizing this through the Microsoft 4Afrika initiative. Various programs like the BizSpark program (now Microsoft for Startups) and the recently launched Head Start program support …

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500 Startups invests in 12 Middle East and North Africa (MENA) startups as part of the second ‘MENA DOJO’ series a program

Silicon Valley based 500 Startups, the most active early-stage Venture Capital firm in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, has announced twelve pre-Series A regional companies participating in the second edition of the MENA Dojo Series A Program following a very rigorous selection process. The startups in this batch include : Eyewa, online glasses and contact lenses retailer; …

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UK Lebanon Tech Hub partners with U.S. technology incubator, 1776, to boost lebanese tech startups’ presence in MENA

Dubai – The UK Lebanon Tech Hub (UKLTH), a joint initiative by Banque du Liban (Lebanon’s Central Bank) and the UK Government, announced the signing of a partnership agreement with 1776, a Washington, DC-based public benefit corporation and the first international technology incubator to set up a direct presence in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Leveraging 1776’s …

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Flat6Labs Participates in the 2015 MENA Angel Investors Summit in Bahrain with 8 Startups

Cairo – Eight high growth potential startup companies fostered by Flat6Labs will be participating in the second MENA Angel Investors Summit, due to take place in Bahrain on May 11, 2015. The summit, hosted by Tenmou (Bahrain’s first ever Business Angels organization) aims to provide a platform that will empower angel investors from across the MENA region and around the …

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Souq.com Egypt’s E-Commerce Development Project Facilitates launch of new e-commerce startups

The program helps industry reach potential by equipping young entrepreneurs with tools needed to succeed Cairo – 28 June 2014 – Souq.com Egypt, Egypt’s largest e-commerce platform, announced today its plans to help establish a new crop of e-commerce startups, which will be set to join the country’s burgeoning e-commerce industry within the next three months. 86 young Egyptian entrepreneurs …

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