Wednesday, December 19, 2018

UK edtech company SAM Labs raises £5.1 million in funding

SAM Labs , an edtech company based in London, has raised £5.1 million in a Series A round led by Touchstone Innovations and E15 Ventures. The company builds tools for teaching computing and STEAM... ...

Geely gets into flying cars, completes purchase of Terrafugia

Enlarge (credit: Terrafugia / Barcroft Cars / Barcroft Media via Getty Images) One of the most remarkable transformations in the auto industry has been the flourishing of Volvo Cars under the ownership of Chinese parent company Geely. It could be a... ...

SAM Labs Completes $6.75M in Series A Financing

SAM Labs , a London, UK-based edtech startup, completed a $6.75M (approx. £5.1M) in Series A financing. The round was led by Touchstone Innovations and E15 Ventures. The company intends to use... ...

Medical tourism startup opens base in Ras Al Khaimah

Medigo, a Berlin-based medical tourism startup, has launched operations in Ras Al Khaimah with the support of Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development (RAK DED). Medigo is a healthcare... ...

Shant Oknayan: Development of Armenia’s tech ecosystem is a marathon, not a sprint

Shant Oknayan, Head of e-Commerce, Retail and Online Services at Facebook in the Middle East, North Africa (MENA) and Pakistan, visited Armenia in October to participate in HIVE Summit 2017 , held at... ...

Tech startups could soon become big business in commercial real estate

The commercial real estate industry is ripe for a fresh wave of startups, as entrepreneurs begin to eye this multi-trillion-dollar property pie, a new study has found. The burgeoning ”proptech”... ...

DIFC boosts efforts to promote growth of…

The Dubai International Financial centre, the region's financial centre, has doubled down on its commitment to propelling the growth of fintech with two new accelerator programmes designed to boost... ...

Mubadala to invest €500 million in French startups, tech firms

Mubadala Investment Company has agreed to partner with Caisse des Dépôts Group subsidiary CDC International Capital and Bpifrance in a new investment vehicle aimed at private and direct investments... ...

Step Group Signs Strategic Partnership With Dubai Internet City 63

Dubai, UAE The MENA region’s largest gathering for the technology, digital and entertainment industries just got bigger with the signing of a partnership between STEP Group and Dubai Internet City.... ...

Aramex Expands Ecommerce Logistics beyond Middle East

Aramex has found shipping and logistics success in serving geographic markets that other providers ignore. Aramex is a United Arab Emirates-based shipping and logistics firm launched in 1982. It has found success in serving geographic markets that other... ...