INJAZ Egypt Competition To Provide Seed Funding For Student Startups

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

As part of the INJAZ Egypt Company Program in 2011, over 1000 university students from across Egypt have formed start-up companies. On Saturday, September 24th, the top 500 of those students, organized in 22 teams from 11 Egyptian universities, will be taking part in a trade fair and will be competing for 10 seed funds [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Oasis 500, A New ICT Seed Capital Fund For Jordan’s Startups

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

King Abdullah II Fund for Development (KAFD) in Jordan is planning to launch a new ICT seed capital fund in two months with the aim of solving the problem of innovative new startups in the country that need to secure some early stage funding. The new fund will be called Oasis 500, and the goal [...]

Seedcamp Week 2009 – Applications Now Open

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Seedcamp Week is an intensive week-long event held in London every September and is targeted at young entrepreneurs from across EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). Applications are submitted online and based on these, a judging committee will select up to 20 teams to participate in the event. The focus of this week is around [...]

Bayt Launches Intilaq, Gets Into Early Stage Funding For Internet Startups In The Arab World

Thursday, April 16th, 2009, the leading job portal in the Arab world, is launching a new and very interesting initiative called Intilaq, that aims to fund, mentor and support aspiring entrepreneurs with early-stage technology startups. Intilaq is interested in funding and supporting startups based in the Arab world, or who are interested in relocating to the region, that [...]

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