Sindhu Hariharan

Sindhu Hariharan

Columnist, Entrepreneur Middle East
UAE's Flexible Fitness Marketplace FittPass Wants To Get The Region Moving (And Saving)
Startups

UAE's Flexible Fitness Marketplace FittPass Wants To Get The Region Moving (And Saving)

Imagine having an à la carte sort of fitness model that helps you indulge in any preferred fitness activity in your city without having to commit long-term.
UAE HR Tech Startup Bloovo.com Closes US$3 Million Funding
Startup Financing

UAE HR Tech Startup Bloovo.com Closes US$3 Million Funding

"The job mismatch problem is a universal one, and what we try to do at Bloovo.com is to find the means to solve such a problem through the use of data science and advanced algorithms to make job matching a reality."
"We Got Funded!": HR Technology Startup Bayzat Closes US$3 Million Funding Round
Startup Financing

"We Got Funded!": HR Technology Startup Bayzat Closes US$3 Million Funding Round

Bayzat aims to offer a fairly simple and more efficient alternate to streamline processes such as leave management, payroll, employee record maintenance etc.
Hospitality Tech Startup Blueground Looks To Capitalize On Dubai's Business Travel Market
Startup Financing

Hospitality Tech Startup Blueground Looks To Capitalize On Dubai's Business Travel Market

blueground uses technology to connect executives, expats, and other travelers with fully furnished apartments for mid- to long-term stays.
The Binky App Wants To Satisfy Your Smartphone Browsing Cravings By Doing Nothing
Social Networking

The Binky App Wants To Satisfy Your Smartphone Browsing Cravings By Doing Nothing

Binky app incorporates everything that a social network has today- and yet does nothing.
MAGNiTT's #MENAExits Report: 60 Startup Exits Worth US$3 Billion In The Last Five Years
Entrepreneur Ecosystems

MAGNiTT's #MENAExits Report: 60 Startup Exits Worth US$3 Billion In The Last Five Years

With a series of startup exits dotting the MENA business ecosystem, MAGNiTT has released today the results of its analysis on technology startup exits in the region, over the last five years (2012-2017).
Lebanon Startup Vision In Motion Provides Retailers As Much Customer Insights As An E-Commerce Site
Startups

Lebanon Startup Vision In Motion Provides Retailers As Much Customer Insights As An E-Commerce Site

The startup's technology generates heat maps that help track customer movements and trace their paths, and enables FOV (Field-of-View) tracking for best product placement decisions, besides providing in-store analytics.
Strategic Alignment: Middle East Venture Partners Gets Investment From Mohamed Alabbar
Financing

Strategic Alignment: Middle East Venture Partners Gets Investment From Mohamed Alabbar

While the finer details of the investment remain undisclosed, a spokesperson of MEVP that we reached out to notes that it's "not a majority transaction."
Saudi Arabia PIF-backed SoftBank Vision Fund Closes US$93 Billion In Funding
Business News

Saudi Arabia PIF-backed SoftBank Vision Fund Closes US$93 Billion In Funding

Besides SoftBank Group and Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund Public Investment Fund (PIF), UAE's Mubadala Investment Company, Apple Inc., Foxconn, Qualcomm, and Sharp Corporation are the other high-profile backers
UAE-Based Interior Design Startup Interact Group Raises US$3 Million Funding
Startup Financing

UAE-Based Interior Design Startup Interact Group Raises US$3 Million Funding

As momentum picks up in the UAE's hospitality sector, Interact Group plans to utilize the finances in consolidating its Dubai business, and expanding its services to other regions.
Startup Democrance Makes Insurance Accessible For MENA's Low-Income Population
FinTech

Startup Democrance Makes Insurance Accessible For MENA's Low-Income Population

While fintech businesses have dominated investor and funding action for a while now, one can't exactly say the same for innovations happening in the insurance space.
Infographic: MAGNiTT's Funding Report Card For Q1-2017
Entrepreneur Ecosystems

Infographic: MAGNiTT's Funding Report Card For Q1-2017

The region's startup ecosystem has seen a "moderate and steady" start to the year 2017 with US$36 million raised in the first quarter comprising of 35 deals.
Tunisian Big Data Startup Datavora Raises Funding To Support E-Commerce Ventures
Startup Finance

Tunisian Big Data Startup Datavora Raises Funding To Support E-Commerce Ventures

With a proprietary technology, the startup "crawls" websites and marketplaces to collect e-commerce data on a global scale, and analyzes and interprets results in real-time to aid decision-making.
UAE Startup Scout My Car Pitches Its Way To Victory At STEP Conference 2017
Startups

UAE Startup Scout My Car Pitches Its Way To Victory At STEP Conference 2017

In a large used car market such as that of the UAE, Scout My Car wants to be a service provider that helps buyers differentiate between a reliable used car, and well, a dodgy one before purchase.
RIP Passwords: Myki Wants To Alter The Way Access Is Managed In The Digital World
Startups

RIP Passwords: Myki Wants To Alter The Way Access Is Managed In The Digital World

Lebanon-based Myki is one such startup that is keen to further simplify the identity management process, condensing access into just a smartphone device.
OK

This website uses cookies to allow us to see how our website and related online services are being used. By continuing to use this website, you consent to our cookie collection. More information about how we collect cookies is found here.