Let’s make a bet about who’s the next Swvl!

Let’s make a bet about who’s the next Swvl!

This month I decided to grab a Zoom coffee with Taker. Its founder Abdullah Alsaadi spoke to me about how they’re re-empowering restaurants and why Taker is keen on collaborating with its competitors. More below.   We’re still not yet over the fact that Swvl is...

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We are at the end of our teenage years

We are at the end of our teenage years

Did you also notice the incoming international investors who are injecting big amounts of money into our local startups? We wonder what these foreign millions mean for the local market ― if anything at all… Some good food for thought in this month’s newsletter. ...

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The startup ecosystem beyond army checkpoints

The startup ecosystem beyond army checkpoints

It’s all about tech startups in Palestine this month. A very dynamic ecosystem that’s growing in the shadows of its neighbors. Rewriting the headlines out there. Did you know they have quite a strong healthtech and agritech base?    Palestinian tech startups...

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What’s your fav marketplace?

What’s your fav marketplace?

It’s time we dust off our marketplace analysis. Also because we’ve recently invested in one (Retailo) and the startup news of the past days didn’t talk about anything else (almost). So this month we reviewed 200 of them.   The next stop of our Seed_2021 program...

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We need a drone emoji for logistics

We need a drone emoji for logistics

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks. Good crazy. You probably heard the buzz around our new investments in Zid and Citron (few more to come very soon). We also finished our #AMMAN_Seed_01 last week and we’re onto… Kuwait (May 4-5) and Bahrain (May 9-10).   So, how...

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61 exits

61 exits

This month we reviewed 61 MENA startup exits that happened from 01/2018 till now. The results of our analysis show that e-commerce and fintech witnessed the biggest activity and so did the UAE. Strategic acquisitions were the dominant exit type. More below.  ...

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The startup raised $1.6 million in a Pre-Series A round to support more healthcare providers in Saudi and UAE markets.
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