Archive for the ‘e-commerce’ Category


Screenshot Daily deals, group buying web site Cobone.com has raised an undisclosed amount of second-round funding from Jabbar Internet Group. Jabbar, who are backed by Tiger Global, now take complete ownership of the company by buying out the minority shareholder, Group Buying Global (GBG), which is run by Klaus Hommels, a European Angel Investor. Lau...
Screenshot E-commerce in the region is reaching the tipping point, as the market seems more mature to deal with this type of commerce, yesterday LivingSocial one of the leading group buying sites in the world acquired GoNabit. Earlier this month, Ideavelopers closed a deal with Sherif Nassar, Founder and CEO of nefsak.com, where Ideavelopers will invest 1...
Screenshot Updated: below the post. Dan Stuart CEO & founder of GoNabit confirmed that LivingSocial has acquired GoNabit. He told ArabCrunch that LivingSocial does not want to disclose terms of the deal. He said "we have high plans and high expectation and we will expand to new markets" GoNabit is now a LivingSocial company "and likely down the road...
Screenshot Update: the deal is confirmed. Looks like group buying giant has acquired UAE daily deals startup startup GoNabit that has presence in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Lebanon, Jordan and Kuwait. and indonesian startup DealKeren. The news comes from Indonesian tech startup blog Daily Social. according to the blog the logo on DealKeren’s website today ...
Screenshot We wrote before and e-commerce in Jordan and compared a number of sites, the winner who got investors confidence is Wheels Express. a  shopping and delivery site that expanded from just delivering DVDs into a number of other items including laundry. Today at a press conference in Amman, Jordan, Oasis500 announced that Wheels Express has revive...
Screenshot In a press conference today in Amman, Jordan ,Oasis500 a startup accelerator announced the first two investments resulting from its first Oasis500 Angel network event. Where tow Jordanian startups MarkaVIP and Wheels Express, have received funding "investment". MarkaVIP a flash shopping website targeting the Arab region and compete with Jab...
Screenshot achtART is an E-Commerce site for Arts and Crafts says it aims at helping regional and Lebanese artists and crafts-people showcase their artistic creations through an online platform and offer those creations for sale. The site showcase artists products according to the category they belong to: paintings, home/ office accessories, design ...
Screenshot Jabbar's group buying site Cobone has expanded to Cairo, Now offering special offers to the resident of the city. Like Groupon and Livingsocial Cobone works by offering special deal with deep discounts on restaurants health club and so on, users commit to the deal and if enough people buy the deal it goes live. With this move Cobone compete...
Screenshot Jabbar’s CashU Competitor OneCard, one of N2V’s subsidiaries has announced that OneCard users can now buy Facebook Credit directly using their OneCard balance. OneCard is a prepaid card located at more than 75000 point of stores across 20 countries, its users can top up their OneCard accounts using many local payments like Knet in Kuwai...
Screenshot Between 2009 and 2010 Twitter users from the Arab world were estimated to be around 15,000 to 40,000 but these figures were not official and not very accurate. But after the revolution on Tunisia and Egypt, as Twitter has been used as a tool to fuel the revolution,Twitter become a house hold name in the Arab world just like Facebook. An infographic...
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