Egypt’s Healthtech Vezeeta raises $40m in Series-D round

Egyptian healthtech Vezeeta has secured $40-million in a Series-D round led by Gulf Capital, one of the Middle East’s largest alternative asset management firms. Since its inception in 2012, Vezeeta has now raised a total of  $63-million in funds. Founded in 2012 by Amir Barsoum (pictured above seated on right, with fellow staff), […]

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Elon Musk Tweets #Deletefacebook, Adding that, “It’s Lame”

It’s no news that Facebook receives plenty of criticism from numerous corners, including refusing to police political speech, endless string of privacy breaches, and its apparent coziness of late with the Trump administration. Just yesterday, Baron Cohen, a vocal critic of social media platforms took to twitter to ask why Facebook (FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg was […]

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Grant Brooke Announces He’s Stepping down from Role as Twiga Foods Co-Founder

Grant Brooke, the co-founder of the Kenyan start-up Twiga Foods, announced that he had stepped down from the management of the company. The Twiga Foods platform aggregates the requirements of informal retailers through its mobile commerce platform and leverages it to efficiently source products directly from farmers and food manufacturers. […]

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