Pamella de Leon

Pamella de Leon

Startup Section Editor, Entrepreneur Middle East

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Startups

Eventtus Raises US$2 Million From Algebra Ventures And 500 Startups

With the new investment, Eventtus is all set to take itself up a notch.
Startup Financing

Digitizing Payments: Kuwait's Ajar Online Gears Up To Take Its Platform To The Rest Of The GCC

As anyone in the GCC can attest, paying rent in this region can often be a strenuous task for both landlords and tenants. Ajar Online is a platform offering a seamless and hassle-free way to digitize rent payment and collection.
Technology

The Future Is Here: Tech Festival Uses Implanted Microchips As Tickets

Inserting microchips to humans may sound like a plot straight out of a sci-fi television series like Black Mirror, but that reality is now here.
Tech Startups

Startup WideBot Helps Users Build Chatbots That Speak The MENA Language

Egyptian startup WideBot, a bot builder platform, aims to take the hassle out by letting users build chatbots- and no, you don't need to have any special coding or technical skills to do that.
Startups

Mind Rockets Wants To Give A Voice To MENA's Deaf Community

MENA startup Mind Rockets have tasked themselves with the mission of developing assistive tech solutions to make the world accessible to the deaf community.
Startups

HealthTech Startup Altibbi Raises US$6.5 Million From DASH Ventures, MEVP And Others

The digital health sector gets a boost as Altibbi, a telehealth platform raises US$6.5 million from lead investors DASH Ventures and Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP), and more investors.
Finance

Blockchain Startup ArabianChain Raises AED3 Million In Funding

The startup develops a public and decentralized platform for smart contracts on blockchain in the region.
Startups

Going Cashless: Startup PayMob Wants To Make Egypt (And MENA) Transact From Their Mobile Phones

In a cash-dominated society, financial inclusion is essential for individuals, enterprises, and economies alike to prevent hurdles to progress- and this is the opportunity that PayMob is trying to tackle.
Starting a Business

UAE Startup Joi Wants To Be The Go-To Portal For All Things Gifts

The brain-child of Ritesh Tilani and Alper Celen, joi is a web and mobile gifting platform offering a variety of more than 1,000 refined selections.
Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Kitchen Nation Helps Culinary Startups Scale Independently

Kitchen Nation was launched as a platform to cultivate ideas and talent through its services and support system, with the aim being to stand out among the world's culinary incubators in its mission to enable homegrown concepts.
Startups

Moroccan Startup WaystoCap Is Enabling Africa's Businesses To Trade Better

As a platform that addresses the business-to-business buying and selling of merchandise across Africa, Morocco-born WaystoCap is aiming to solve the fragmented situation in a market that is still in the process of going digital.
Startups

Entrepreneur Middle East's Achieving Women 2017: Daria Solovieva

Daria Solovieva, founder of ella Middle East, discusses improving the MENA media landscape and cultivating an audience for the female-focused publication.
Leadership

Entrepreneur Middle East's Achieving Women 2017: Dr. Raja Al Gurg

Looking at the many hats Dr. Al Gurg wears, it is quite apparent that this accomplished lady practices what she preaches. While Dr. Al Gurg spearheads the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group as its Managing Director, she also acts as the President of DBWC, besides other roles.
Business Unusual

Made For The Middle East: Halla Walla Offers Emojis That Are Characteristics To Arab Culture

Driven to alter the perception of Arabs in the West, especially with the current state of discourse worldwide, the duo set out to create Halla Walla to depict expressions and emotions in colloquial conversations representative of the region.
Startups

Startup Loyyal Uses Blockchain Tech To Keep Customers, Well, Loyal

Loyyal is leveraging blockchain and smart contract technology to create a solution for loyalty programs.