On tap this week [Aug. 19]: Mobile crowdinvesting apps, a look at crowdfunding’s rise in MENA, the shape of crowdfunding to come, investment forecasts in Malaysia, and as always, much more...
Big things are happening in the crowdfunding world this week—particularly in China and Thailand. That and updates on Bitcoin, the GCC's startup ecosystem, and the best places in the world to do business...
Raya Mamarbachi remembers her eureka moment. It was November 2013, and Raya was helping her mother and business partner May Mamarbachi with a Syria Art exhibition, an event raising money for refugees living in Beirut.
It was a packed house last Wednesday at the Capital Club in Dubai with over 100 investors gathering for the Eureeca Suhoor Pitch Night, which featured pitches from five entrepreneurs campaigning on eureeca.com.
This is a guest post from Thomson Reuters' Islamic Finance Community Leader Blake Goud
The technology industry is abuzz these days with stories of companies raising money at ever higher valuations and the number of technology-focused companies getting huge amounts of capital and even higher valuations.
Our global expansion plans got a big boost today, as we received regulatory approval to operate in Malaysia from the Securities Commission Malaysia. With approval now secured, we will soon launch Southeast Asia operations from a hub in Kuala Lumpur.
Search in MENA, a Dubai-based B2B online marketplace, closed a $140,000 investment round on Eureeca in 2014. Flash forward a year, and it is the first business to raise funds on the platform to provide Eureeca crowdinvestors with an exit.
With STEP Conference just around the corner - here's all you need to know about the most disruptive event for design, technology and gaming industries in the Middle East!