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As reported by MENAbytes last month, Dubai-based Majid Al Futtaim has acquired the Saudi online grocery...
Wael Ghonim during a
TEDtalk in December 2015.
Q&A site Quora announced today their
acquisition of Parlio, a discussions platform....
Regional ecommerce site Souq.com has sold its
online payment arm CashU.
In what is known as a ‘management buyout’ the
company was pur...
Oliver Luckett during an interview with TheWrap
UAE based conglomerate Al Ahli
Holding Group has acquired theAudience, a social-media and...
White Payment's Yazin Alrihayem (left) and Payfort's Omar Soudodi. (Image via PAYFORT)
PAYFORT, announced today the...
Delivery Hero, the Berlin-based billion-dollar
food delivery service, has acquired Turkey’s Yemeksepeti for $589
Not only is this ...
The Abraaj Group has acquired a 25% stake in Hepsiburada.com, one of Turkey’s largest online retailers. The investment will allow H...
Since Yahoo! acquired Maktoob in 2009 for $165
million the region has anticipated the next big exit. Today the
There’s nothing quite
like a satisfying investment or acquisition to get the
entrepreneurial juices flowing. Throughout 2014, Wamda r...
More than two years after being acquired by Tiger
Global Management, Dubai-based daily...
Yemeksepeti, a leading Turkish food ordering site based in Istanbul, has announced its acquisition of majority shares in the Jordanian...
Diwanee, the Dubai-based
digital media company, has announced its majority acquisition today
by Webedia, a Paris-based
After hitting the milestone of
one billion ads served per month just a couple weeks
year-old web solutions...
Despite Turkey’s economic struggles, good news is rolling in from
its tech ecosystem. Pozitron,
the mobile commerce technology company f...
This is the fourth post in our case study series, in partnership with the El Khazindar Business Research and Case...
Glowork, the Saudi platform designed to connect women to jobs,
has been acquired by SAS Holding, which invested 60 million SAR (US
In the past year, the startup ecosystem in the Arab region took a leap forward, with several new launches, a few major acquisitions, and a ...
As various sites have reported, UAE news portal
AME Info, along with sister site SME Info, have been acquired by
From its inception, MAKE Business Hub
has been a co-working space built for startups. With artfully
curved seating, electrical jacks next...
Yesterday, Yahoo! Inc. announced their $1.1 billion acquisition
of microblogging platform Tumblr. Although the six-year-old...
UPDATE: We have confirmed that Cobone has closed
down Abu Dhabi and its product line and thus laid off several
employees in Dubai in what...
There are quite a few people in the
Egyptian investment community who talk without delivering results;
This week, Kuwaiti game rental company Digumz.com was acquired by
Kuwaiti platform Taw9eel.com, one of the largest e-commerce sites...
Yesterday, Dubai-based mobile app development
Game Minion was acquired by Corona Labs in Palo Alto,
California. Combining to...