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Screenshot   It is rare to see a media company in the Arab world listed in the stock market or heading for an IPO. However OSN might become the first to do so. Kuwait Projects Co (KIPCO), the country's largest investment company by assets, told Arabian Business on Saturday it had hired financial group Rothschild to advise on an initial public o...
Screenshot Ahmed Nassef who was general manager of Maktoob and become Yahoo Middle East boss and VP Yahoo, after Yahoo’s acquisition of Maktoob, has quite his job to launch his new social TV startup Telfaz. Nassef has joined forces with Tamer Rashad, former head of Merrill Lynch Middle East & Africa to launch the new business, which will offer affordab...
Screenshot I posted yesterday that facebook has blocked Tor putting thousands of political activists at risk. because now they have to login via their normal browser which means revealing their real identity via their IP. The post went viral on Reddit and news.ycombinator. However facebook told us that they are not deliberately blocking tor and that some...
Screenshot Facebook has blocked log-ins via the encrypted and anonymous browser TOR. This will lead thousands of political activists to login via their own IP address, unlike when they log-in via TOR at a different IP. This means that their identities might be revealed to tyrant regimes in countries such as Syria, Jordan, Iraq Saudi Arabia and elsewhere,...
Screenshot iMENA Holdings, an integrated and actively managed group of leading online businesses in the MENA region, announced an investment in Desado.com, the Middle East’s first online discovery destination for design-led items, with an aim of providing people in this region with access to well crafted, well priced and unique products, for the home and be...
Screenshot   Free Syrian movement -Haraket Ahrar Al Sham- which is one of the revolutionary groups fighting Bashar Al Asad regime in Syria has announced that it hacked the pro government hacker's website of Syrian Electronic Army. The movement said over facebook that its technical office in Al Raqa provenance has destroyed the official website ...
Screenshot Wysada.com, the Middle East’s first e-commerce platform offering luxury home interiors at exceptional prices, has announced a strategic partnership with MENA Venture Investments, an angel investment fund focused on providing growth capital and business consultancy to start-ups. In addition to early-stage investment, MENA Venture Investments w...
Screenshot Jordanian tech executive Rami Al Karmi who is the former CEO of N2V’s seed stage investment arm has joined Startup Labs as venture partner focusing on the Arab world. Startup Labs takes a new approach to early stage investment, it’s a fast track acceleration for 90 days, Think of it is a longer startup weekend. It co-invest with other loca...
Screenshot This month, Wuzzuf.com celebrates its first anniversary with a 10X revenue growth making it the #1 Egyptian online recruitment platform in terms of growth. Wuzzuf.com’s year of growth was powered by more than 1,200 employers using the platform to advertise 25,000 job vacancies and making more than 40,000 contacts with job seekers through the p...
Screenshot High profile VC in Silicon Valley Sequoia Capital has hired Syrian entrepreneur and mobile advertising network founder AdMob Omar Hamoui as an investor partner. Omar founded Admob and sold it in 2009 to Google for $750 million. and Sequoia Capital was one of the first investors in the platform, . Hamoui also founded startup accelerator Churn ...
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