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UAE-based BNPL (Buy Now Pay Later) platform, Tabby, just got a big payday as it closed a funding round that raised $50m at a $300m valuation led by Global Founders Capital and Saudi Technology Ventures.

The Morning Show by Hello Sunshine, which is Reese Witherspoon’s production company that she just sold a majority stake worth $900m to a new venture backed by Blackstone Group.

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Show Your Work! by Austin Kleon, a book for aspirational content creators intended to inspire them to get our there and influence.

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Sheikh Mohammed’s Twitter account, who proudly tweeted about Dubai-based Swvl’s announcement to go public via SPAC for $1.5b – thus creating another tech unicorn for the emirate.

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