Tagged: eureeca

Search in MENA Finds AngelList Success: Next Alibaba of the Middle East Seeks $400K

Hoping to be the next Alibaba of Middle East, the B2B marketplace Search in MENA helps SMEs create both new channels to attract clients online and build a vast network of product and service providers for Arab Enterprises in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa)… Read More

Eureeca Crowdfunding Platform Hit with SEC Cease & Desist for Solicitation Violations

First Investment Crowdfunding Platform to Stumble on General Solicitation Requirements. Eureeca, a Dubai based investment crowdfunding platform, ran afoul of the Securities and Exchange Commission as a Cease and Desist order was filed today against the young company.  Regulators instituted proceedings based off of findings… Read More

Wamda Research: Funding is Growing for Startups in Middle East & North Africa

Wamda, a platform to empower entrepreneurs in the Middle East / North Africa (MENA), has published an excellent study on the funding / entrepreneur eco-system in the region.  The very good news is that startup funding is growing in the MENA countries with growth expected to… Read More

Monsieur Fox Men’s Luxury Brand Partners with Eureeca: Crowdfunding for Everyday Elegance

Monsieur Fox, the luxury menswear and accessories brand focusing on everyday elegance, is the first Fashion Forward company to be selected to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Eureeca, “signifying the growth of the fashion sector as a driving force in the region and a growing industry that is attracting… Read More

Eureeca Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Crowdfunding (Infographic)

Dubai based equity crowdfunding platform Eureeca has exemplified the surge in entrepreneurism in the MENA region.  In many ways, this platform is leading the charge – proving what can be accomplished in a part of the world that has not traditionally been known as a… Read More

Eureeca Investment Crowdfunding Platform Attracts More Startups

Based in Dubai, Eureeca, an investment crowdfunding platform, has continued to grow according to a report in WSJ.  Since their launch last year Eureeca has posted 14 startups – seven of which have become fully funded.  Total raised to date stands at over $1 million…. Read More

Startup Grind: Christopher Thomas Co-Founder Eureeca – Dubai

Chris Thomas is CEO & Co-Founder of eureeca.com, a global crowdinvesting platform. Chris began his career in 2001 in London, working for an Investment Bank. Moving quickly up the firm’s ranks, he advanced within two years to Vice President Sales & Marketing Middle East, responsible… Read More

Starting a New Business in the Middle East (Video)

In a video segment on CNN’s Marketplace Middle East, Leone Lakahni in Dubai, addresses the challenges of starting up a company in the Middle East.  Commenting that while youth unemployment remains a critical issue, many are taking matters into their own hands and starting a… Read More

Award Winning Startup Abjjad Successfully Raises Equity on Eureeca

The first Arab social network for books, Abjjad, has successfully crowdfunded equity in their startup on Eureeca. The small company intended on raising $120,000 USD but surpassed that goal closing at $161,776 this past week.  The Amman, Jordan based company was funded by 43 investors… Read More

Middle East: Is It Getting Easier to Fund a StartUp?

The Wall Street Journal hosted their first Google hangout in the Middle East hosted by Rory Jones in Dubai.  The hangout was organized to answer the basic question:  “Is it getting easier to fund a startup in the Middle East”. Of course crowdfunding plays a… Read More

Roula Ghalayini’s Poupée Couture Finds Support with Equity Crowdfunding

Overlooked by Traditional Funding Methods, Companies Now Getting the Validation and Support Needed via Crowdfunding. Earlier this month, Roula Ghalayini and her successful Poupée Couture crowdfunding campaign on Eureeca.com was featured on Crowdfund Insider, generating much interest not only with her success but as a female… Read More

Joint Report On Muslim Markets Released By Crowdfund Capital Advisors, Fajr Capital Advisors

Fajr Capital Advisors and Crowdfund Capital Advisors have released a report (embedded, bottom of article) to “highlight crowdfund investing as a powerful new tool to fuel the development of a vibrant entrepreneurial culture in Muslim majority markets.” Crowdfund investing builds communities, encourages risk sharing, democratizes… Read More

Crowdfunding is for small investors; VC is for the rich

Equity crowdfunding and venture capital can be similar in that both provide money to help a business get off the ground and investors earn equity in return. However, one of the differences is that while crowdfunding accepts small sums from many individuals, venture capital (VC)… Read More

Region’s crowdfunding platform launched

Using the equity crowdfunding concept, a duo of ex-investment bankers and entrepreneurs, Christopher Thomas and Sam Quawasmi, founded this year an online marketplace called Eureeca.com, where Middle East businesses can source capital from the general public. Eureeca is encouraging everyone to invest as little as… Read More

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