BNPL startup Tabby valued at $660 million
Tabby, a BNPL company focused on the Middle East and North Africa, announced it has raised $58 million in Series C funding valuing it at $660 million.
Why it matters: MENA-based BNPL startups have dodged the funding dry spell and down-round pains that plague their fintech brethren in other parts of the world.
Background: Tabby competitor Tamara raised $100 million last summer. A smaller player, Cashew, received $10 million in May.
Details: Investors in Tabby's round included Sequoia Capital India, STV, PayPal Ventures, Mubadala Investment Capital, Arbor Ventures and Endeavor Catalyst.
- Tabby says it surpassed 3 million active shoppers last year, but it did not disclose whether that was on a monthly, weekly or other time frame.
- Based in Dubai, the company also has operations in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Kuwait.