Posts Tagged ‘KSA’


Screenshot Wednesday evening the winner of the Get in the Ring Regional Final of the Middle East, better known as ‘The Olympics for Startups’ was selected in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It was the first ever Regional Final of Get in the Ring hosted in the Middle East after Get in the Ring started a strategic partnership with Saudi Telecom Company (STC) i...
Screenshot Saudi telecom operator Mobily announced today “Mobily Ventures”, that is the Corporate Venture Capital arm of Mobily. Mobily Ventures invests in high-tech startup companies in the Telecommunication, Information Technology, Media and Entertainment industries. The focus will be on Early-Stage and Growth-Stage startups in areas including e-co...
Screenshot Rocket Internet Berlin based mega internet giant which launches and grows web brands in Europe and emerging markets has launched Lamudi a real estate portal in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco. Lamudi helps people in the property market find their home, land or commercial property. The service does not cut real estate agents but wor...
Screenshot 41% of Internet users in the kingdom tweet, with more than 90 million views on YouTube a day A recent study has showed that 41% of Internet users in Saudi Arabia are on Twitter social network, thus the Gulf state tops the world list of Twitter penetration as proportionate to the area and population. According to the survey conducted by BI Int...
Screenshot Telecom authorities in Saudi Arabia has blocked “Israeli” mobile messaging app Viber for reasons Saudi Communication and Information Technology Commission says that the app does not comply with Saudi regulations. And to be specific those regulations are that the messenger Istant messages are encrypted. It has nothing to do with the fact tha...
Screenshot Egypt based startup accelerator Falt6labs has launched in Jeddah Saudi Arabia. This comes as part of Flat6labs expansion plan in the Arab Gulf area and other Arab countries. The Cairo-based accelerator, was formed in a partnership between the American University of Cairo and the venture capital firm Sarwari Ventures, was founded at the start...
Screenshot Saudi Telecom Company and Iris Capital (STC Ventures’ Fund Manager) announced today that STC Ventures Fund has recently concluded the acquisition of a significant minority stake in IT Interactive Software Company (Acadox). Acadox is one of the early startup companies that has recently graduated from the New Ventures & Entrepreneurship Prog...
Screenshot Jeeran’s growth and focus on local content resulted in bringing over 150 thousand businesses to the online world in more than 15 cities around Saudi Arabia. Realizing the importance of providing information “On-the-go”, Jeeran recently released a more advanced version of its popular apps for iPhone and Android phones which allow users ...
Screenshot You must heard the news about facebook new news feed, where it filters your news feed into different categories. Well for Twitter the filters has came with Twitlamp. a new startups from Saudi Arabia that brings Twitter to new dimensions. On Twitlamp the user’s feed is broken down into categories: Photos, Videos, Links, Text, hashtags and...
Screenshot A campaign has been launched online to Boycott Pan Arab Satellite channel MBC and its advertisers. The reason spreading corruption. The organizers said the reasons for boycotting MBC are: -spreading doubts about Muslims' greed and its work in bringing Muslim away from their Islamic identity. -Spreading immorality and its call for v...
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