Top startups

GCC: Top startups to watch in 2023

We shine the spotlight on some of the region’s most prominent startups


Dubai-based fintech YAP raises $41m to fuel growth

The company plans to complete its Series A by the end of the year


Dubai-based fintech YAP launches region’s ‘first’ virtual card

YAP, which launched earlier this year, claims it is now “onboarding hundreds per day”

LinkedIn reveals UAE top startups list for 2021

The list identifies the country’s emerging startups through a four pillar methodology

Emirates Development Bank

UAE’s Emirates Development Bank partners with YAP to launch business banking app for SMEs

The EDB Business Banking app is free to open and has no minimum balance criteria

UAE’s first independent digital banking platform launched

Over 25,000 applicants pre-registered in the past two months to use the app