Palestine, an app, Spermania and Father’s Day

spermaniaTo celebrate Father’s Day, a VC-backed Palestinian games developer Pinchpoint has launched its first major title, Spermania.

I’m sure you know where this is going, but anyway. The game is apparently a challenging, but hilarious game in which a sperm swims past obstacles to fertilise an egg… and is a ‘salute to all of us who have won the race.’ Continue reading

Arabreneur puts $500,000 into four Palestinian startups

arabreneur_palestineArabreneur has made its first investment of more than $500,000 in four high-growth Palestinian companies as part of its pledge to invest in 10 to 12 Palestinian companies per year.

The programme is a recently launched acceleration program in partnership with USAID that is expected to create 50-100 new jobs every year. Arabreneur also works in Jordan, Egypt, Morocco and the United Arab Emirates. Continue reading