Startups in Africa

Egyptian ridesharing startup Swvl raises $500k from Careem

Recently-launched Egyptian ridesharing startup Swvl has raised US$500,000 from Dubai-based ride-hailing service Careem to help it expand across the region.
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SA e-health startup hearX Group raises $2.8m funding

South African e-health startup the hearX Group has raised just over US$2.8 million from international investors and funding grants over
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SA payments startup Yoco to expand across Africa

South African payments startup Yoco is to launch in test markets in East and West Africa by the end of
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Startups from around the world

Kuwait’s beauty app Bookr looks to expand regionally

“I did not know how keen everyone is on beauty apps until I came to Kuwait,” said Zaina Al Bader,
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Kuwait-based, a pioneer of the online food ordering business in the GCC, recently upgraded its portal for providing an
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Nizar Wannous is turning gifting into a gamified experience

“Gifting is something that has been around for ages in the region, and it will always be part of our
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