Oasis500 Facilitates Investments In Jordanian Startups Dakwak & Masmoo3

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Oasis500, the MENA region focused early stage and seed investment program, has announced two new investment deals for Jordanian startup companies Dakwak and Masmoo3 from its first Angel Investment event, and that the program has also signed a partnership agreement with Akhtaboot. Dakwak, the startup behind a tool that enables websites to translate their content [...]

Arab Mobile Advertising Startup Noqoush Raises $3 Million

Monday, September 5th, 2011

Noqoush Mobile Media Group, an Arab mobile advertising and mobile media monetization startup, announced concluding its first 3 million dollar investment round a couple of weeks ago. In a press release, the company stated that a group of Arab and Foreign angel investors invested in its technical capabilities and future visions aiming at developing a [...]

N2V Adds AqarMap, Qaym And True-Gaming To Their Portfolio

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

National Net Ventures, better known as N2V, and one of the top internet groups in the Middle East, have been on an investment roll lately, announcing three new investments in regional startups within the past couple of weeks alone. The three startups cover three different areas, following N2V’s strategy to diversify their portfolio of internet properties and [...]

Intel Capital Invests In Three Middle East Companies: Nymgo, Jeeran And ShooFeeTV

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

The World Economic Forum in Marrakech yesterday witnessed some really interesting news from Intel Capital, which announced 3 new investments in the Middle East; UK-Lebanon based Nymgo, as well as Jordanian companies Jeeran and ShooFeeTV. This investment marks a second round of investment from Intel Capital in both Jeeran and ShooFeeTV (both also IV Holdings [...]

Dubai Silicon Oasis Technology Incubator To Support Startups

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

Dubai Silicon Oasis, the integrated free zone technology park, has launched a new big project in the UAE, the ‘DSO Technology Incubator’. The incubator’s goal is to support new start-ups and encourage entrepreneurs in the field of technology by stimulating the development of successful companies, and chart a new avenue for investment in technology in [...]

MEVP Announces First Investments In Three Lebanese Companies

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP), has announced their three first investments in Lebanese-based companies: Pin-Pay, iLevel, and Multilane. This round of funding from MEVP is meant as a growth investment in these companies to assist them in pursuing regional growth and development plans in addition to extending their product offerings.

Berytech Fund Invests In Panoramic Imaging Startup Dermandar

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Berytech Fund, the Beirut-based seed capital fund, just announced a new investment in Dermandar, a Lebanon based technology startup focused on online digital image processing; acquiring a 35% stake of the company through the deal. Dermandar (Arabic for all around), is a company that has developed online software that automatically creates panoramic pictures in a [...]

N2V Announces Investment In Emirati Startup Yebab

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

National Net Ventures N2V, one of the top internet groups in the Middle East just announced its investment in Yebab.com, the Arab portal specialized in organizing wedding celebrations in the United Arab Emirates. Rashid Al Ballaa, CEO of N2V, stated that the project comes in line with the group’s current and future plans to expand [...]

US Commits $455 Million For Five MENA Startup Investment Funds

Sunday, July 4th, 2010

The Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), an agency of the US government that invests in businesses in emerging markets, has approved a total of $455 million in financing to support the establishment of five private equity investment funds designed to invest in companies in the Middle East and North Africa [...]

Middle East Venture Partners Closes US$10 Million Of New Fund

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP), a Middle East focused venture capital firm that was launched last year with the goal of covering the early and growth stage funding space in the region, just announced the first close of US$10 million of their new fund, Middle East Venture Fund L.P. (MEVF). MEVP’s fundraising goal is to [...]

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