16 companies complete Saudi Arabia’s Misk 500 startup program

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Updated 08 May 2020

16 companies complete Saudi Arabia’s Misk 500 startup program

RIYADH: Prince Mohammed bin Salman  bin Abdul Aziz Foundation (Misk)  has announced the graduation of the 3rd batch of companies from its Misk 500 Startup Accelerator Program. 

The 14-week program has been implemented remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The graduation ceremony will also be held remotely on May 11. 

The most recent batch of graduates came from 16 companies from countries including Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Jordan. Sectors represented include physical fitness, employment agencies, and health tech. 


Saudi Arabia announces further drop in new COVID-19 cases

Updated 14 min 49 sec ago

Saudi Arabia announces further drop in new COVID-19 cases

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 317,005
  • A total of 4,683 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 28 more deaths from the coronavirus and 403 new cases of the disease on Sunday.
Of the new cases, 43 were recorded in Madinah, 43 in Jeddah, 32 in Makkah, 32 in Hufof, 29 in Riyadh, and 20 in Hail.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 317,005 after 600 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 4,683 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.