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We back great teams that are building innovative start-ups and support them to grow and scale their companies to become regional champions and global winners in their categories

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iMENA: What it Takes to Stay Ahead in Tech


iMENA Group – NOAH18 London


A founder’s natural habitat

Start-ups that make a difference

We build and invest in innovative start-ups that advance economies and improve lives. We believe in business models that address key needs, in large markets, with innovative technologies, and defensible network effects.

Focused, hands-on, strategic

Our diverse team has first-hand experience in the day-to-day tactical and strategic ins and outs of building, growing, and scaling start-ups, from the seedlings of an idea all the way to exit.

Khaldoon H. Tabaza

Founder & Managing Director

Adey Salamin

Founder and CEO

Anas Elayyan

Vice President

Zaid Srour

Vice President

Fadel Kremid

Chief Financial Officer

Ayman Abu Dre’i

Finance Manager

Nisreen Abu Maizer

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Aayad Ghananim

PR & Communications Manager

Read, learn, stay up to date

December 22, 2019

Jeeny the official MDL Beast Transportation Partner

Jeeny sponsors MDL Beast, the largest music festival in the world, playing a big part in the historic event.

December 17, 2019

Telr secures funding and appoints a new CEO

Telr secures funding and appoints a new CEO, Khalil Alami, with plans to break into new markets.

November 19, 2019

Why Did Uber Spend $3.1 Billion On A Middle Eastern Rival?

In an interview with CNBC, iMENA’s founder Khaldoon Tabaza commented on Uber’s $3.1 billion takeover of Middle Eastern rival "Careem".

October 27, 2019

Atlantis, The Palm Signs Exclusive Agreement with ReserveOut for its Annual Culinary Month Festivities

Atlantis, The Palm announced the launch of its third annual Culinary Month, from November 3 to December 5, for which ReserveOut will be the exclusive payment and reservation portal.

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We back ambitious founders with the focus and energy to drive their teams to build companies that improve people’s lives and shape the future of the region’s vibrant digital economy.