Sindhu Hariharan

Sindhu Hariharan

Columnist, Entrepreneur Middle East
Infographic: JadoPado's Middle East E-Commerce Seller Insights
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Infographic: JadoPado's Middle East E-Commerce Seller Insights

JadoPado's survey says that it's clear that the online medium enables the growth of SMEs, with 56% of sellers found to be small businesses with less than five employees.
Egypt-Based Startup PushBots Wants To Make App Notifications Smarter
Startups

Egypt-Based Startup PushBots Wants To Make App Notifications Smarter

With a keen interest in communications technology, the co-founders of PushBots, Sobhy and CTO Abdullah Diaa noted a need for a tech tool that could push content to app users, and also create engagement in the process.
Infographic: MAGNiTT's 2016 State Of MENA Funding
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Infographic: MAGNiTT's 2016 State Of MENA Funding

MAGNiTT, an online platform connecting and tracking MENA startups, predicts that "it won't be long" before MENA startups breach the US$1 billion mark in annual investments raised.
"We Got Funded!" Dubai-Based HR Tech Startup Visage Raises Angel Investment
Startup Financing

"We Got Funded!" Dubai-Based HR Tech Startup Visage Raises Angel Investment

Visage's fundraising comes at a time when the startup is set to join the Alchemist Accelerator in San Francisco for a six-month program.
MENA Music Streaming Service Anghami Continues Growth Streak Aided By Corporate Partners
Startups

MENA Music Streaming Service Anghami Continues Growth Streak Aided By Corporate Partners

In what is a positive sign of corporates contributing to the MENA entrepreneurial ecosystem, digital music streaming service Anghami has managed to bring one of UAE's leading business entities to its investor table.
Lebanon's Falafel Games Gets Funding Boost To Grow Arabic Online Games
Startup Finance

Lebanon's Falafel Games Gets Funding Boost To Grow Arabic Online Games

The MENA-focused game publisher started operations in China, but has had a homecoming recently to establish a base in Beirut, Lebanon.
Jordanian Startup Jamalon Helps Arab Book Lovers Find Their Favorite Read Online
Startups

Jordanian Startup Jamalon Helps Arab Book Lovers Find Their Favorite Read Online

It was his passion to structure MENA's fragmented publishing industry that led Jordanian entrepreneur Alsallal to launch an online bookstore Jamalon.com in 2010.
Empowering Entrepreneurs: Qatar Development Bank CEO Abdulaziz bin Nasser Al-Khalifa
Innovators

Empowering Entrepreneurs: Qatar Development Bank CEO Abdulaziz bin Nasser Al-Khalifa

The CEO of QDB believes the best way to empower Qatar's future generations is to simplify the path to entry for new participants.
Advertising In The Digital Era: Baroque Co-Founder And CEO Ali Mansoor
Advertising

Advertising In The Digital Era: Baroque Co-Founder And CEO Ali Mansoor

Ali Mansoor, co-founder and CEO, Baroque -a new entrant to the burgeoning creative production market in the UAE- is extremely clear and candid in conveying what the company stands for, and how it plans to stand out.
Digital Detectives: UAE-Based Startup Comae Technologies
Startups

Digital Detectives: UAE-Based Startup Comae Technologies

A need for advanced digital forensics capabilities in today's "smart" world led founder Matt Suiche to the UAE in early 2016 to create a forensic product to investigate cyber incidents.
BizWorld UAE: Preparing MENA's Future Generations For Their Entrepreneurship Journey
Entrepreneur Ecosystems

BizWorld UAE: Preparing MENA's Future Generations For Their Entrepreneurship Journey

Spearheading BizWorld's entry into the MENA region is Helen Al Uzaizi, who, after over a decade-long career in the marketing and communications industry, has now taken up community development and entrepreneurship as a cause.
Dubai-Based Food Tech Startup Lunch:On Raises Seed Funding
Business News

Dubai-Based Food Tech Startup Lunch:On Raises Seed Funding

"What's for lunch?" This is a question that occupies the minds of most working professionals every afternoon, and a problem that UAE-based food tech startup Lunch:On set out to solve.
Flat6Labs Egypt Secures US$ 1 Million Commitment From IFC
Business News

Flat6Labs Egypt Secures US$ 1 Million Commitment From IFC

The investment comes from IFC's $30 million commitment towards the Startup Catalyst initiative that backs funds and accelerators in emerging markets.
Infographic: MAGNiTT's State Of MENA Startups 2016
Infographics

Infographic: MAGNiTT's State Of MENA Startups 2016

MAGNiTT, a UAE-based online community connecting startups, investors and support services, has released an infographic representing key statistics and features related to MENA entrepreneurship community.
UAE-Based Online Grocery Startup InstaShop Raises Funds From Souq.Com
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UAE-Based Online Grocery Startup InstaShop Raises Funds From Souq.Com

As the sole investor participating in this round of funding, Souq takes "a significant minority stake" in InstaShop.