Tagged: jordan

Middle East Peer-to-Peer Platform liwwa Secures $2.3M During Seed Investment Round Led By Silicon Badia

Last week, Middle East peer-to-peer (P2P) liwwa announced that it has secured $2.3 million during a seed investment round, which was led by Silicon Badia with participation from by Bank al Etihad, DASH Ventures, and MENA Venture Investments (MVI). Established in 2012, Liwwa was incubated at Harvard’s Innovation Lab before… Read More

WeziWezi Claims Most Funded Campaign on Eureeca Crowdfunding Platform

Jordan based WeziWezi has claimed the most funded status on investment crowdfunding platform Eureeca.  The Arabic language “social entertainment platform” raised $242,957 from 35 investors.  The projected topped the second highest funding amount on Eureeca by over $80,000. WeziWezi sold 6.25% equity in the young… Read More

MENA ICT Forum 2014

The MENA ICT ForumTM (www.menaictforum.com) is the MENA region’s premier biennial ICT industry event, held in Jordan, under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II. Previously organized with great success, in 2002; 2004; and 2006 as “Jordan ICT Forum”, and in 2010 and… Read More

WeziWezi Social Media Gains Momentum on Eureeca: Quickly Secures over 50% Campaign Goal

WeziWezi, one of the fastest growing social media and Arabic content sharing websites in the Arab world, has raised more than 50% of its crowdfunding goal on Eureeca.  To date, over $124,500 has been raised by 31 investors toward WeziWezi’s $242,500 goal for the 6.25%… Read More

Zoomaal Founder Discusses Crowdfunding’s Popularity in the Middle East

As crowdfunding becomes more popular in various countries, recent reports reveal the funding option is gaining attention in the Middle East. According to the Huffington Post, a handful of Lebanese entrepreneurs are using crowdfunding to create and sustain social initiative throughout the country, some of which… 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

Crowdinvesting Workshop

Eureeca, the global crowdinvesting platform will be coming to Oasis 500 to spend the day with us on February 17th ,2014 and to give you in-depth insights on a range of topics including – What is crowdinvesting? – Why should you consider crowdinvesting as part… Read More

Jordanian Gaming Startup Bets on Crowdfunding for First Title

“Most people who work at gaming companies rely on the orders of their CEO, but can never be a leading part of the game they are creating,” asserts Jordanian entrepreneur Ibrahim Yasir. Yasir quit his job at now-closedstartup TakTek Games to start his own gaming studio, Team… Read More

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