"We Got Funded!" Cairo-Headquartered Proptech Startup Partment Raises US$1.5 Million In Pre-Seed Round As It Gears Up To Scale Across The MENA Region
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"We Got Funded!" Cairo-Headquartered Proptech Startup Partment Raises US$1.5 Million In Pre-Seed Round As It Gears Up To Scale Across The MENA Region

Partment is a digital platform that offers users the opportunity to co-own properties as their second homes.

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