أماني زاهر

Amany Zaher

Researcher at Forbes Middle East

ARTICLES

1 day ago

UAE’s Visa Reforms Begin A New Era For Investors

Over the past year, the UAE has made major changes to its visa system to boost the country’s economic competitiveness.
By Amany Zaher 10 min read
3 days ago

Arab Fashion Designers Steal The Spotlight At Cannes 2019

Arab fashion designers are blazing the red carpet of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, with many international and local celebrities choosing their designs for the event.
By Amany Zaher 8 min read
1 week ago

With A Valuation of $1.250M, Egypt-based Odiggo Secures Seed Funding To Expand In Saudi Arabia

Egypt-based e-commerce platform for car parts Odiggo has raised $180,000 in a seed round from a Saudi angel investor Saeed Al Jaberi, valuing the company at $1.250 million.
By Amany Zaher 4 min read
2 weeks ago

Cryptocurrencies Market Slump After Hackers Steal Bitcoin Worth $41 Million From Binance Exchange

Cryptocurrencies market dropped by almost 1% in the early trading hours on Wednesday, after news emerged that bitcoin worth $41 million were stolen from Binance Exchange, one of the world’s biggest...
By Amany Zaher 4 min read
2 weeks ago

This Startup Helping Integrate Arab Refugee Children Just Bagged $6 M in Series A Round

Audiobooks industry is gaining momentum in the Middle East with many international players trying to capture a part of this promising market by attracting new investments to expand its operations...
By Amany Zaher 5 min read
1 month ago

Cryptocurrencies Start To Recover, Led By Bitcoin And Binance

Binance has led the market and outperformed bitcoin this year—soaring by nearly 300% to hit $23.69 compared to $5.99 at the beginning of the year.
By Amany Zaher 4 min read
1 month ago

IPO Activity Slows In First Quarter Of 2019

2019 started slowly with just a single listing in the GCC in the first quarter of 2019, compared to four IPOs worth $430 million in the same quarter last year.
By Amany Zaher 3 min read
1 month ago

Uber Launches New Services For Women In Saudi Amidst MENA Expansion

San Francisco-based ride-hailing giant Uber will be further expanding the range of its services in Saudi with the launch of its new services for women travelers.
By Amany Zaher 3 min read