Pamella de Leon

Pamella de Leon

Startup Section Editor, Entrepreneur Middle East

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Startup Financing

Translation Platform Tarjama Raises US$5 Million In Series A Round

It paves the way for the launch for their specialized Arabic machine translation engine, which will utilize AI and other tech products.
News and Trends

Arabic Book Retail Platform Jamalon Raises Over US$10 Million In Its Ongoing Series B Round

The investment will be used to "increase the reach of Arabic books across the globe," and scale its POD service.
Hospitality

Chef Michael Mina's Formula On Setting His Enterprise Apart From Its Competitors

The entrepreneur and founder of Mina Group intends to offer UAE restaurant goers with a distinct dining experience.
Startups

HR Tech Platform Bloovo Offers An AI-Driven Way To Better Connect Employers And Employees

As AI-driven ventures rise up on the entrepreneurial scene, Bloovo is riding the wave to make its mark in the online recruitment sector.
Entrepreneurs

UAE Fintech Startup Rise Aims To Democratize Access To Essential Financial Services

The UAE-based startup presently enables the UAE domestic help segment gain access to financial services, learn new skills and more.
Innovators

Krypto Labs Managing Director Dr. Saleh Al Hashemi On Supporting The UAE's Vision To Become A Global Innovation Hub

Krypto Labs aims at becoming a haven for startups and individuals worldwide who want to develop revolutionary products and services across various industries.
Startups

Making Travel Smarter (And Easier): DUBZ Wants To Enhance Your Travel Experience

Say hello to DUBZ, a luggage pickup, storage and delivery service in Dubai.
Female Entrepreneurs

Changing The Game: Socialize Founder Akanksha Goel On The Evolution Of Her Digital Media Agency

For a company that started out as a one-woman show, Akanksha Goel, founder and Managing Director of Socialize, centers the company's accolades to its team.
Startup Funding

We Got Funded: Egypt Online Rental Startup La Reina Raises US$1 Million In Series A Round

The Egypt-based couture rental platform allows women to rent their evening and bridal gowns.
Startups

Get Engaged: Live Broadcasting App Swoo Aims To Make A Dent In UAE's Social Scene

The app claims to "bridge the gap between passionate broadcasters and their followers by engaging them live."
Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Keeping The Momentum: Bahrain's Key Players On What It'll Take To Invigorate The Startup Scene

On the sidelines of Unbound Bahrain, key players in Bahrain's ecosystem have their say.
Startups

Crisis Control: UAE-Based Startup Geeks Offers Tech Support At Your Doorstep (Literally)

For those of you who have experienced the sheer panic that comes after your trusted mobile or laptop gets damaged, this UAE-based startup's offering may sound like a godsend.

Entrepreneur Middle East's Achieving Women 2018: Tanaz Dizadji, Founder And CEO, Brand Ripplr

Brand Ripplr founder and CEO Tanaz Dizadji shares her best practices for managing businesses.
Growth Strategies

Class Act: 117Live's John Oakes On What It Takes To Bring K-Pop's Biggest Stars To Dubai

As the CEO of 117Live, a subsidiary of Al Ahli Holding Group, John Oakes brings in his extensive experience of managing his music, entertainment, event and marketing consulting company in the US to manage 117Live's entertainment projects ranging from concerts, shows and corporate events.
Startups

Hacking For Good: UAE Startup VUL9 Wants You (And Your Enterprise) To Be Cyber Resilient

The co-founders saw a gap in the market and leveraged their access to stellar talent in security and ethical hacking community groups.