Toters allows customers to get the best in their town ordered and delivered in the most efficient way. The Toters engineers developed a technology platform that allows customers to browse through popular restaurants, grocery stores, pharmacies, and other stores providing daily essentials and place orders directly from the Toters mobile app. The proprietary platform efficiently selects from a pool of standby drivers called the Toters Shoppers to pick up and deliver the order to the customer in the promised time. The Toters connected ecosystem of restaurants and Shoppers allows Toters to give customers timely updates about their orders with live tracking of the Shopper. This way, customers never wonder where their order is at any point in time. Toters is available in Beirut, Mount Lebanon, Riyadh, and Baghdad and is quickly expanding to provide the same experience to as many markets in the region as possible
Sarwa is the first hybrid automated investment platform for young professionals in the Middle-East. Sarwa's platform makes investing simple and affordable, by combining proven investment strategies with technology that drives down costs. Build your wealth with a personalized, low-cost, diversified portfolio and reach their investment experts at sarwa.co
Jamalon.com is the largest online bookstore in Middle East, offering more than 10M titles of Arabic and English titles with worldwide delivery. Jamalon has been working on structuring the publishing industry for Arabic language, by operating fulfillment hubs in Amman, Beirut, Dubai and London, running warehouses for Arab publishers, and launching the first of its kind print-on-demand facility in Dubai to serve Middle East publishing industry
The Luxury Closet, is an online boutique for buying and selling luxury and designer goods, mostly pre-owned and at a discounted price. Founded in 2011,www.theluxurycloset.com is the first company of its kind in the GCC region in terms of size, market reach and scalability
Compareit4me.com is the leading finance comparison site in the Middle East, helping users to find and compare credit cards, personal loans, mortgages, car loans, insurance and bank accounts from a diverse range of local and international banks and financial institutions. Compareit4me.com is currently live in 9 countries; UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Oman
Bidvine is the fast, free way to get competing quotes for local services from interested, available professionals. Customers detail what they need across over 150 local services using our service-specific questions. Bidvine then acts as the customer’s virtual personal assistant, in a matter of hours returning up to 5 quotes from local service professionals who are interested and available
Mumzworld.com is the first and already the largest e-commerce play in the Middle East North Africa region for the Mother, Baby and child vertical empowering mothers to make informed purchases from the convenience of their homes. Today, Mumzworld offers the largest online inventory for mother, baby and child products in MENA with over 100,000 SKUs
Saned Partners has completed a co-investment, alongside ACE & Company, into Souq.com. Souq.com is the largest E-commerce platform in the Arab world, featuring more than 1.3 Mn offers, combined retail and market place across categories such as consumer electronics, fashion, household goods, watches or perfumes. As of October 2015, Souq.com attracted over 40 Mn visitors of which 16Mn are unique visitors
Zoomaal is a platform that enables creativity and innovation in the Arab world through crowdfunding. The MENA region has the highest youth unemployment rate in the world; and they’re solving this through democratized access to finance for everyone. To-date they have raised $1Mn to 100+ successful projects creating over 500 jobs. Some of their partners include Zain Group, British Council, Hivos and others
The Fetchr app eliminates the hassle from sending and receiving packages by using your phone as your physical address, thus solving the problem of no addresses in the Middle East. With just a snap and a swipe, drivers arrive to a customer's exact location via the phone, at a chosen time, to pick up a package and deliver it into the hands of their recipient -- whenever and wherever they need it. Fetchr's sophisticated logistics technology connects the dots between customer, package, driver and sender to provide faster, cheaper, seamless deliveries
Knot Standard creates hand-made bespoke suits, shirts, blazers, and slacks. Their master tailors construct every piece to perfectly fit a client’s measurements – each pattern is specific to that client and will fit nobody else. It's created for them and not simply resized from pre-cut off-the-shelf patterns. They use only impeccable fabrics and materials, and delivered right to any doorstep. Knot Standard is obsessed with quality, and they guarantee a perfect fit in every item they deliver. Their mission is to make men proud of the way they look, and the clothing they wear
As part of our investment and diversification strategy, we have committed capital in Wamda MENA Ventures, a leading venture capital fund founded by Fadi Ghandour. The Fund is primarily focused on early- and growth-stage technology companies in the Middle East and North Africa Region. The Fund partners with standout entrepreneurs building innovative businesses and provides access to capital capable of transforming them into a driving force of the Region’s economy. The MENA Region is diverse and replete not only in obstacles but also opportunities. Wamda Capital is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs overcome such obstacles of regional scale to unlock long-term growth and market changing opportunities.
ScoopCity launched in May 2011 and is today Lebanon’s premier online destination for local commerce offering subscribers access to local deals at top businesses. The company also provides merchants the ability to acquire target customers and market their products / services via a mix of web and mobile value propositions that provide for measurable and effective online marketing channel.
Kharabeesh is a native born online entertainment network that serves Arab internet users around the world. It's considered now one of the leading multi-channel networks "MCN" and broadcasters on YouTube. Kharabeesh produces and co-produces genuine shows, animations, music and short movies, which are published over the Internet and through mobile networks. The company was set up in 2008 by a group of people who believe in the power of storytelling. It is part of a bigger family, called ThinkArabia, a holding entity that incubates the dreams of many young Arab entrepreneurs and startups
Instabeat is designing the first waterproof heads-up monitor that tracks, stores, and displays instant feedback of the heart rate during the workout. Getting rid of the chest belt, Instabeat's revolutionary design fits on any type of swimming goggles with minimal intrusion to optimize the training and help professional and fitness oriented athletes to monitor their progress and achieve their peak performance.