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iMENA: What it Takes to Stay Ahead in Tech


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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 & Board Member

Fadel Kremid

Chief Financial Officer

Suhaib Bseiso

Investment Manager

Ayman Abu Dre’i

Finance Manager

Sarah Barkawi

Senior Investment Manager

Nisreen Abu Maizer

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Aayad Ghananim

PR & Communications Manager

Board of Directors

Khaldoon Tabaza

Adey Salamin

Mazin Aldawood

Nasir Alsharif

Hamad Al Sulaiman

Sultan Alturki

Khalid Al Sulaiman

Brooke Lindsay

Marco Somalvico

Read, learn, stay up to date

May 4, 2023

Telr as a Bronze Sponsor at the Dubai FinTech Summit 2023

The distinguished online payment gateway Telr has announced that it will be a Bronze Sponsor at the Dubai FinTech Summit 2023, which will be held on May 8 and 9, 2023, at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai. As part of the event, Telr will display its most recent sophisticated payment services and techniques.

March 18, 2023

Telr won the 'Payments Gateway of the year' award

Telr is thrilled to announce that they have been awarded the "Payments Gateway of The Year" at the E-Business Awards 2023 by Entrepreneur Middle East. The award recognizes Telr’s exceptional and innovative service and solutions.

January 31, 2023

Dr. Khaldoon Tabaza had an interview with Sky News Arabia.

This week, Dr. Khaldoon Tabaza had an interview with Sky News Arabia, discussing the overall fundraising environment for startups in the MENA region.

December 31, 2022

iMENA Group to " Alarabiya"

End of the year 2022 analysis and chat about trends in fintech in Saudi Arabia and the region, along with some predictions for 2023.

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