Pamella de Leon

Pamella de Leon

Startup Section Editor, Entrepreneur Middle East

About Pamella de Leon

Pamella de Leon is the Startup Section Editor at Entrepreneur Middle East. She is keen on the MENA region’s entrepreneurship potential, with a specific interest to support enterprises and individuals creating an impact.

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Richard's Coffee Bar Aims To Focus On Coffee, Culture And Community In Kuwait

The raw specialty coffee bar provides an array of coffee choices, and supply coffee as a roastery to more than 27 shops in Kuwait, Dubai, and Turkey today.

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Mubarak Jaffar launched KLC Virtual Restaurants with a pretty simple model: creating food concepts that can be delivered at home.

We Got Funded: On-Demand Staffing Platform Ogram Raises US$870,000 In Pre-Series Round

The online platform connects on-demand vetted gig workers with temporary job opportunities in different sectors, mostly in F&B, hospitality, e-commerce and logistics.

UAE-Based Social P2P Payments Solution Ziina Raises US$850,000 In Pre-Seed Round

Promised to be as easy as sending a text message, the social P2P payment solution allows UAE bank account holders can use to send and receive money with just a phone number- no IBAN or SWIFT code required.

Edtech Startup Baims Raises Funding To Offer Students Accessible Educational Content

"Before COVID-19, [people] thought that edtech startup solutions are a secondary option, but today, it's a need and a must!"

Egypt Startup Vexls Offers Platform To Help Create Designs For An Arabic-Speaking Audience

Vexls is a simple platform that enables non-professional designers to create visual content catered for an Arabic-speaking audience.

Motivational Speaker And Best-Selling Author Jonathan Yabut On Rising To Greatness (With Purpose)

"Remember that your [glass] ceiling could be just someone else's floor. For you to become the best, don't benchmark yourself with yourself."

We Got Funded: Video Streaming App 360VUZ Raises US$5.8 Million In Series A Funding Round

Live streaming and video mobile app 360VUZ has successfully raised US$5.8 million in a Series A round led by Shorooq Partners, along with KBW Ventures, Media Visions, Vision Ventures, Hala Ventures, 500 Startups and other global investors.

Dubai-Based Searchie Adapts Its Tech Offering To Help With COVID-19 Testing

The startup has adapted its in-house tech to help doctors and medical professionals to cope with the COVID-19 crisis.

Pure Skins Wants To Help You Find The Best Beauty Clinic For You In Kuwait

Launched in 2019 by Noura AlNasrallah, Latifa AlNasrallah and Shareefa AlShayaa, Pure Skins is an online beauty services platform to help users find and book various skin and beauty treatments in Kuwait using the app, available for both Android and iOS.

Kuwait-Headquartered Edtech Platform Dawrat Offers Courses And Workshops From Industry Experts

Dawrat is an online marketplace gathering workshops and courses taught in Arabic, combining training center, trainers, educational event organizers and online course providers all in one platform.

Cleantech Startup BluePhin Technologies Is On A Mission To Battle The Global Problem Of Water Pollution

The company's product, also called BluePhin, is an autonomous robot that collects surface waste on water.

Kuwait's Cybersys Wants To Offer You A Platform To Optimize Your Business

Cybersys is a SaaS company on a mission to deliver the best point of sale application.

MyNutribox Founder Noora Al Askar Wants To Help People In The Arab World Lead Healthier Lives

Founded in 2018 by Noora Al Askar, the platform that acts as your virtual pocket nutritionist personalized to the individual's nutritional needs and health goals.
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