EC Middle East & North Africa

After a record 2022, 8 investors explain why it’s ‘still just Day 1’ for Africa’s startup ecosystem

What drove Africa's record deal volumes when the rest of the world was reining back the enthusiasm of 2021? We polled a few investors to find out.

Why international DFIs are looking to African startups to scale impact investing efforts

Keen to align with their missions, DFIs are backing tech startups that facilitate and increase access to services and products in various sectors.

How well did Israel’s cybersecurity industry do in 2022?

The majority of capital that did flow into Israel's cybersecurity industry poured directly into one area: seed rounds of early-stage startups.

Crypto adoption skyrockets in Middle East and North Africa due to favorable economic climate

Crypto markets grew the most in the Middle East and North Africa in 2022 due to economic incentives and regulation.

Israel’s cybersecurity startups post another record year in 2021

Recent headlines tout the 2021 global cybersecurity boom as a "bubble" that will inevitably burst. This is hardly the case.