Tag: Economic Development


Eat Just re-envisioning the future of plant-based chicken and eggs

Eat Just, a San Francisco-based startup that primarily manufactures plant-based eggs, has been making headlines recently for manufacturing lab-grown chicken and getting the green light from […]
April 16th, 2021
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Martin Shiderov: SEE will never be another ‘Golden Triangle’, but can build its own identity and offer differentiation to investors

There should be more focused efforts on technology transfer and venture build in the SEE region. This is what Bulgarian-born Martin Shiderov*, head of Healthcare and […]
March 30th, 2021

Here’s how Lazada lost its lead to Shopee in Southeast Asia (Part 1 of 2)

Southeast Asia’s homegrown e-commerce platform, Shopee, is a pioneer in more ways than one. Formed in 2015, it is an offshoot of gaming company Garena, helmed […]
March 24th, 2021

Why is the UAE issuing new visas and licences?

Governments across the Middle East have been attempting to attract talent and startups to their cities in their quest to establish knowledge-driven and innovation-led economies. The […]
March 23rd, 2021

Things to consider when setting up a legal entity in the UAE

Michael Kortbawi is a partner and Taronish Mistry is a paralegal at law firm BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP The early stages of an […]
March 21st, 2021
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Albanian startups, innovators fight their way through traditional business models

Three decades after the collapse of communism, Albania, the country that suffered the hardest Stalinist dictatorship in Eastern Europe and the Balkans, has implemented a range […]
March 19th, 2021
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Egyptian e-commerce platform zVendo lands 6-figure seed round

Egypt-based e-commerce platform zVendo raised a six-figure US dollar seed funding round to support its bid to become a local e-commerce hub for the country. Founded […]
March 19th, 2021
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Applications open for Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa, Middle East

Applications are now open for the 11th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East, through which mobile operator Orange seeks to contribute to […]
March 17th, 2021

zVendo raises six-figure Seed round for expansion

Egypt-based e-commerce enabler zVendo, has raised a six-figure seed funding round. Investors include EFG EV Fintech along with some undisclosed angel investors. Founded in 2018, zVendo […]
March 16th, 2021
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