أماني زاهر

Amany Zaher

Researcher at Forbes Middle East

ARTICLES

2 months ago

Gulf Welcomes Investors As Saudi Announces A $213,000 Permanent Residency Visa

Premium residency in Saudi Arabia allows holders to live in the kingdom with their families and invest in various sectors without restrictions.
By Amany Zaher 3 min read
3 months ago

Egypt’s Swvl Picks Up $42M in Series B Round, Bringing Total Funding To over $70M

The startup was launched two years ago and has since managed to build a name for itself in Egypt and globally, recently launching in Nairobi.
By Amany Zaher 3 min read
3 months ago

UAE’s Tech App Zbooni Closes $1.1 Million In New Funding Round

Zbooni was one of only eight companies across the world, and the only one from the Middle East, to take part in a six-month incubator programme at Facebook.
By Amany Zaher 4 min read
3 months ago

Egypt’s Elsewedy Electric Acquires Renewable Energy Projects In Greece For $61.8M

Egypt-based Elsewedy Electric announced that it has acquired a portfolio of renewable energy assets in Greece for a sum of €55 million ($61.8 million).
By Amany Zaher 3 min read
3 months ago

Orcas Picks Up $500,000 In Pre-Series A Round Led By Algebra Ventures

Orcas is Algebra’s second investment in a Middle East learning platform after backing Jordanian EdTech platform Little Thinking Minds in a $1.2 million round last year.
By Amany Zaher 4 min read
3 months ago

Dubai-based Tenderd Secures $5.8 Million In Seed Funding Round

Dubai-based heavy equipment rental marketplace, Tenderd, has raised $5.8 million from regional and global investors—one of the region’s largest seed funding rounds.
By Amany Zaher 3 min read
3 months ago

UAE Ploughs More Than $2.15B Into AI—The Second Highest AI Investment In MEA

Saudi Arabia invested around $585 million over last decade, followed by Egypt with more than $241 million.
By Amany Zaher 4 min read
3 months ago

DIB To Acquire Its Rival Noor Bank To Create The UAE’s Fourth Largest Bank With Assets Of $75B

Once the acquisition is complete, the merged entity will create the region’s most powerful Shari’ah banking group.
By Amany Zaher 4 min read