Dubai fintech Ziina raises $7.5 million to launch its mobile wallet and expand to Saudi

Dubai-based Y Combinator-backed fintech Ziina has raised $7.5 million in a new round of funding led by Avenir Growth Capital…

June 8, 2021

Jordan’s OpenSooq raises $24 million to grow its mobile-first classifieds marketplace

Amman-based mobile-first classifieds marketplace OpenSooq has raised $24 million in an investment round led by Saudi Jordanian Investment Fund, it…

June 7, 2021

Egypt’s MoneyHash raises pre-seed investment to build a super API for payments

Cairo-based fintech MoneyHash has raised pre-seed investment led by Amir Farha's COTU Ventures, it announced in a statement today, without…

June 7, 2021

Pakistan’s Abhi raises $2 million seed for its salary advance platform, joins Y Combinator

Karachi-based salary advance platform Abhi has raised $2 million in a seed round led by Vostok Emerging Finance, it announced…

June 7, 2021

Pakistan’s KTrade raises $4.5 million for its stock trading app

Karachi-based stock brokerage KASB Securities that owns and operates stock trading app KTrade has raised $4.5 million in a funding…

June 7, 2021

SoftBank in talks to invest about $400 million in Kitopi: report

SoftBank is in talks with Kitopi to lead a $400 million investment in the Dubai-headquartered cloud kitchen startup, Reuters reported…

June 7, 2021

Turkey’s Getir valued at $7.5 billion after raising fresh funds for US expansion

Istanbul-headquartered 10-minute grocery delivery startup Getir has tripled its valuation to $7.5 billion in a little over two months with…

June 4, 2021

Dubai’s Opontia raises $20 million seed to acquire and grow ecommerce brands in Middle East & Africa

Opontia, a Dubai-headquartered startup that wants to acquire and grow ecommerce brands has raised $20 million in debt and equity…

June 4, 2021

Pakistani fintech Tag closes $5.5 million in region’s largest pre-seed, gets Y Combinator’s backing

Islamabad-based fintech TAG has closed $5.5 million in a pre-seed round led by US VCs Quiet Capital and Liberty City…

June 3, 2021

Pakistani B2B ecommerce marketplace Tajir raises $17 million Series A led by Kleiner Perkins

Lahore-based B2B ecommerce marketplace Tajir has raised $17 million in a Series A round led by one of the leading…

June 2, 2021