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 Dubai venture capital firm MVI acquired stake in London startup Bidvine

mena-london.jpgDubai venture capital firm Mena Venture Investments, in a joint investment with two Dubai angel investors, has acquired stake at London's startup Bidvine.

Bidvine, a platform, currently operating in London linking service providers and customers, is launched by Dan Stuart in Canada and Sohrab Jahanbani in the UK. (They were also the founders of GoNabit, which was sold to US firm LivingSocial). Dubai angel investors who are co-investing are Habib Haddad from Wamda Capital and Amir Farha from BECO capital.

Mena Venture Investments is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code SINX1.

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 Dubai Angel Investor Fadi Ghandour launched a new VC fund with IFC

fadi-2014.jpgFadi Ghandour, one of the most notable angel investors from Dubai and the Middle East, today announced a new venture capital fund with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) as co-investor.

Fadi, an early investor in Maktoob internet portal that was sold to Yahoo for $164 million, is the chairman of logistics firm Aramex and an active investor from the Middle East. His other investment firms are Wamda Capial and MENA Venture Investments.

(More details about his firm "MENA Venture Investments" can be found in the Middle East Investors Directory under the code SINX1)

More details follows from Wall Street Journal

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 MENA Venture Investments acquired stake in Wysada.com

menavi.jpgMENA Venture Investments, an investment firm based in Jordan, announced angel investment in e-commerce platform Wysada.com

Launched in January 2013, Wysada.com is an online retail platform for home interiors and décor in the Middle East.

"MENA Venture Investments" is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code SINX1.

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 Dubai listed firm Aramex acquired South African firm for $55 million

aramex-sa.jpgAramex, a Dubai-based logistics firm, has acquired Berco Express, a South African logistics and transportation firm, for $55.5 million.

Established in 1982 and traded on the NASDAQ from 1997 to 2002, Aramex today is a publicly traded company in Dubai employing more than 9,000 people.

(Fadi Ghandour, founder and CEO of Aramex is an active angel investor from the Middle East. More details about his investment firm "MENA Venture Investments" can be found in the Middle East Investors Directory under the code SINX1)

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