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1 in 6 online relationship seekers has been exposed to scams: Kaspersky

Kaspersky for cybersecurity has conducted an exploratory study to identify the main threats that internet users encountered at online dating platforms. The study revealed that one out of six users of dating apps has been exposed to scams and slander (doxing). Communication has become easier and faster with the spread of social networks and dating …

Daily News Egypt

Kashat for fintech raises $1.75m worth funding

Kashat, an Egypt-based company specialized in providing fintech solutions and small loans, has raised $1.75m in its latest funding round. The funding round was led by Launch Africa Ventures, whose mission is to support companies tackling the continent’s most critical challenges. It saw the participation of several major regional investors including former Cairo Angels. Founded …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din

AOI cooperates with Orange Egypt

Aspects of cooperation include the implementation of mechanization and digital transformation for all ministries, governorates, educational institutions, hospitals and others in all sectors

Daily News Egypt

2nd cohort of Google for Startups Accelerator welcomes 12 startups

Google has announced the list of startups for the second cohort of the ‘Google for Startups Accelerator Middle East and North Africa’. The three-month digital accelerator programme is aimed at Seed to Series A technology startups based in the region. The twelve technology startups come from six Arab countries across the automotive, agriculture, fitness, fintech, …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt, Microsoft partner to develop digital skills among youth

Egypt’s Ministry of Communications and Information and Technology has signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft to develop digital skills among the country’s youth. Amr Talaat, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, witnessed the signing. The agreements will launch and implement several initiatives to build youth capacities, stimulate technological innovation and entrepreneurship, and incubate …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din

Egyptian e-commerce platform MaxAB receives $40m in first funding round

The Cairo-based B2B e-commerce platform, MaxAB, has announced that it has secured $40m in its first funding round. The funding round was led by the RMBV Fund, an impact investor focused on North Africa, MaxAB announced in a statement on Monday. The deal also included the participation of: the International Finance Corporation (IFC); Floish Ventures; …

Shaimaa Raafat