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Egypt-Based Swvl Raises Millions In Series-B Funding Round

Careem Looks To Chinese Investors To Raise $200 Million

Bitcoin Drops To Its Lowest Level In A Year

The $3 Billion Meeting: Adyen's Top VC Investor Shares How To Build - And Back

Credit Karma Expands Its $4 Billion Credit Empire To Britain With Noddle

SoftBank’s $375M Deal For Zume Represents More Than Half Of All The VC Money

BECO Capital Gets $15 Million From IFC To Back Regional Startups

Emerging Market Angel Investors Form The Falcon Network

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9 months ago

Egypt-Based Swvl Raises Millions In Series-B Funding Round

The startup did not reveal the exact funding amount but said that it is in the tens of millions, effectively making it one of the biggest rounds of funding in the MENA region.
By Amany Zaher 6 min read
10 months ago

Careem Looks To Chinese Investors To Raise $200 Million

Careem is on the lookout for investment to fund its expansion plans in the region and beyond. 
By Mary Sophia 4 min read
10 months ago

Bitcoin Drops To Its Lowest Level In A Year

Bitcoin, currently the most valuable cryptocurrency in the market, has fallen 12.04% during the last 24 hours, dropping below a key support level of $6,000 to record $5,530 on Thursday, hitting its...
10 months ago

The $3 Billion Meeting: Adyen's Top VC Investor Shares How To Build - And Back - A Global Winner

One of venture capital’s best-ever windfalls almost never got an offer. When Jan Hammer first met with Adyen CEO Pieter van der Does in 2011, he had yet to lead his own deal for his new firm, Index...
10 months ago

Credit Karma Expands Its $4 Billion Credit Empire To Britain With Noddle Takeover

U.S. credit score giant Credit Karma today acquired London-based credit app Noddle, paving the way for its imminent launch in the U.K. market. Noddle, formerly owned by credit ratings giant...
10 months ago

SoftBank’s $375M Deal For Zume Represents More Than Half Of All The VC Money That Has Gone Into Food Robotics Companies Since 2013

SoftBanks's $375 million investment in pizza-robotics startup Zume dwarfs all previous VC funding that had gone into food-robotics companies since 2013, according to an analysis conducted...
10 months ago

BECO Capital Gets $15 Million From IFC To Back Regional Startups

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is investing a total of $15 million into a pair of investment funds managed by Dubai’s BECO Capital, a venture capital firm backing early-stage technology...
10 months ago

Emerging Market Angel Investors Form The Falcon Network

Eying deals in startups in Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Lahore and beyond, a group of angel investors in emerging markets have come together to launch the Falcon Network. “There is a clear need in these...