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 Dubai Riva Group invested $2.5 million in Los Angeles Rogue Games

Paul Roy Riva RogueDubai tech investment firm Riva Technology and Entertainment announced investment of $2.5 million in Rogue Games, a gaming company based in Los Angeles.

Riva Group, Chaired by Paul Roy, is an entertainment development firm which owns and operates a group of enterprises for providing entertainment related services like 3d printing, animation, theme parks development, visual effects and property franchising. (Rogue Games, headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in San Mateo and Seattle, has a portfolio of games, which spans mobile, console and PC, features titles including Oz: Broken Kingdom among others)

Dubai Riva Technology and Entertainment is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code MK77.




 Dubai investors of Amanat invested $5 million in US ed-tech firm

amanat Dubai US edtechAmanat, Dubai-based healthcare and education investment company, invests $5 million in Conscious Content Media (BEGiN), a US-based education technology company.

Amanat was established in 2014 at Dubai. Listed on the Dubai Financial Market since 2014, Amanat has a mandate to establish, acquire and incorporate companies working in the healthcare and education sectors within the GCC and beyond. (BEGiN is a US based company founded in 2018. Conscious Content Media is a family of filmmakers and artists and an education technology company that creates learning products to bring children the highest quality education).

Amanat is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code JA12.



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 Dubai investment firm acquired stake for $5 million in agro-fintech Turkish startup

27-1.jpgDubai venture capital firm Wamda Capital and a consortium are investing $5 million in Tarfin, an agriculture fintech startup based in Turkey.

Tarfin, an online supplier of farm input founded in February 2017 with total funding amount of $6.3 million. Tarfin as a fintech startup supplies farmers with equipment, fertilisers and seeds using its cloud based technology and algorithms. The company is funded by 6 investors and Wamda Capital and Elevator Ventures are the most recent ones.

Wamda Capital founded in 2014 and till now has made 67 investments. Wamda Capital invests in technology companies and startups across the world and currently manages a $75 million growth capital fund.

Wamda Capital is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code OS32.




 Dubai Vy Capital and consortium acquired stake in US financial firm for $40 million

Dubai investor USADubai investors of Vy Capital and a consortium of global investors have acquired stake in Upgrade Inc, a San Francisco firm for $40 million.

Based in San Francisco, Upgrade has delivered over $3 billion in consumer credit through cards and loans since launch in 2017. Other investors in this round include Union Square Ventures, Ribbit, Silicon Valley Bank and Ventura Capital. Vy Capital is a Dubai investment firm based in DIFC and invests mainly in the internet and software sector. (more details about this deal is here)

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 Dubai TS Investment and consortium acquired stake in Korean firm for $14 million

Dubai investor KoreaDubai investors of TS Investment and a consortium of investors have acquired stake in Amyloid Solution, a South Korean firm for $ million.

Based in South Korea, Amyloid Solution is a developer of therapy intended to overcome Alzheimer by developing modifying treatments. Other investors in this round include Korea Development Bank, Yuhan Corporation and Kclavis. TS Investment is a Dubai investment firm based in Jumeirah Lake Towers, with investments in construction, trading, real estate & F&B. (more details at this translated news from Korea)

To see a list and email addresses of investment firms similar to TS Investment check the Middle East Investors Directory.




 Dubai VentureSouq and consortium acquired stake in US gaming company for $2 million

VentureSouq US GamingDubai investors of VentureSouq and a consortium of global investors have acquired stake in Rune, a US-based gaming company for $2 million.

Based in California, Rune is a voice chat and automated friend finder for players on mobile games. Established in 2013, VentureSouq is a Dubai-based investment platform for global early-stage tech businesses. Other investors in this round include Makers Fund, byFounders, E14 Fund and Paul Buchheit.

VentureSouq is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code SMA74.




 Dubai firm DP World acquires $50 million stake in Virgin Hyperloop

dubai-virginhyperloop.pngDubai firm DP World and a consortium acquired $50 million stake in the California-based transportation company Virgin Hyperloop One.

Virgin Hyperloop One is a global strategic partnership between Hyperloop One and the Virgin Group. Its aim is to create a new passenger division while developing and maintaining passenger and mixed-use cargo service. (Dubai-based company DP World develops and manages international marine and inland terminal operations, industrial parks and economic zones with a portfolio of 78 operating marine and inland terminals.). More details here.

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 Dubai firm acquired Denmark logistics company for $762 million

dpworld-2.pngDubai firm DP World has acquired Unifeeder Group, a Danish logistics company for $762 million (660 million euros).

Established in 1977, Unifeeder is a logistics company based in Denmark with one of the largest connected feeder and shortsea network in Northern Europe. Dubai-based company DP World develops and manages international marine and inland terminal operations, industrial parks and economic zones with a portfolio of 78 operating marine and inland terminals. (More details here)

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