Entrepreneurship

After A Decade Of Investing Globally, Mubadala Just Announced $250M MENA Tech

Bahrain’s Al Waha Is Tapping Into Chinese VC Money With Its Investment In $250M

Higher Revenues And Greater Optimism: Female-Owned Small Businesses Are Gaining

What Victoria Blamey’s Gotham Bar & Grill Takeover Means For Female Chefs

Saudi Arabia’s Online Grocery Platform Nana Direct Bags $6.6M In Series A Round

Jordanian Handbag Designer, Farah Al Asmar, Talks About Her Journey, Her Royal

Dubai’s Jabbar Internet’s Founders Among Ride Hailing Firm Ola’s $11M Series J

This Gulf Country Has More Women-Led Startups Than Silicon Valley

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1 month ago

After A Decade Of Investing Globally, Mubadala Just Announced $250M MENA Tech Funds

$150 million of the investment will be directed to funds that support companies that use Abu Dhabi’s Hub71 for regional expansion, while $100 million will be directed to 15 tech startups.
By Mary Sophia 5 min read
1 month ago

Bahrain’s Al Waha Is Tapping Into Chinese VC Money With Its Investment In $250M MSA Capital Fund

The investment might also pave the way for MSA Capital to use Bahrain as a base for it to expand further within the region.
By Mary Sophia 4 min read
2 months ago

Higher Revenues And Greater Optimism: Female-Owned Small Businesses Are Gaining Ground

Female entrepreneurs are more optimistic than their male counterparts about their hiring outlooks, their revenue prospects and their growth.
2 months ago

What Victoria Blamey’s Gotham Bar & Grill Takeover Means For Female Chefs Everywhere

Chef Victoria Blamey is shaking things up in more ways than one at Gotham Bar & Grill, the venerable New York City restaurant that’s been run by the same man for more than three decades.
3 months ago

Saudi Arabia’s Online Grocery Platform Nana Direct Bags $6.6M In Series A Round

Investors in the round include MEVP, Impact46, Watar Partners, Saudi Venture Capital (SVC) Company, Wamda Capital and the Alzamil family.    
By Mary Sophia 4 min read
4 months ago

Jordanian Handbag Designer, Farah Al Asmar, Talks About Her Journey, Her Royal Fan And Her Latest Initiative

Jordanian handbag designer, Farah Al Asmar, has found her niche in affordable luxury fit for a queen. Now she’s looking to expand her style, by inviting in a fresh perspective.
5 months ago

Dubai’s Jabbar Internet’s Founders Among Ride Hailing Firm Ola’s $11M Series J Funding

Samih Toukan and Hussam Khoury, founders of Maktoob, were among the investors in Ola’s last round.
By Mary Sophia 4 min read
5 months ago

This Gulf Country Has More Women-Led Startups Than Silicon Valley

Nearly 18% of startups in this GCC country was founded by women, showing that it is successfully bridging the gender divide in entrepreneurship. 
By Mary Sophia 4 min read