2018-11-07 @ 06:10:00

Top 100 Startups in the Middle East 2018


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MAGNiTT

  • Rank : 84
  • Name : MAGNiTT
  • Description : Data platform
  • Founders : Philip Bahoshy
  • Funding : $ 1 M
  • Country : U.A.E.
  • Founded : 2014
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1

Fetchr

GPS-based shipping

Idriss Al Rifai - Joy Ajlouny

$52 M

U.A.E.

2012

2

HolidayMe

Customized travel services

Geet Bhalla - Digvijay Pratap - Mansour Bin Madi

$24 M

U.A.E.

2013

3

Vezeeta

Digital healthcare platform empowering consumers

Amir Barsoum

$ 22.6 M

Egypt

2012

4

PayTabs

Online payment processing solutions

Abdulaziz Fahad Aljouf

$20 M

Saudi Arabia

2014

5

ekar

Car-sharing service

Vilhelm Hedberg

$ 16.8 M

U.A.E.

2016

6

Mawdoo3

online Arabic content platform

Mohammad Jaber - Rami Al- Qawasmi

$ 15.5 M

Jordan

2012

7

Souqalmal.com

Financial products comparison site

Ambareen Musa

$ 15 M

U.A.E.

2012

8

Lamsa

Arabic digital content for kids

Badr Ward

$ 12.55 M

U.A.E.

2013

9

Beehive

SME focused peer2peer lending platform

Craig Moore

$ 11.5 M

U.A.E.

2014

10

Yallacompare

Financial products comparison site

Jon Richards - Samer Chehab

$10.1 M

U.A.E.

2012

11

InstaShop

Grocery delivery app

John Tsioris - Ioanna Angelidaki

$ 9.5 M

U.A.E.

2015

12

Scriptr

IoT application platform

Rabih Nassar

$8.5 M

Lebanon

2015

13

ServiceMarket

Moving and home services

Bana Shomali - Wim Torfs

$8.3 M

U.A.E.

2014

14

Helpling

Online platform for on-demand home services

Manar Alkassar

U.A.E.

2015

15

Wuzzuf

Recruitment platform

Ameer Sherif

$ 8 M

Egypt

2012

16

Swvl

Mass transit system

Mostafa Kandil - Mahmoud Nouh - Ahmed Sabbah

$ 8 M

Egypt

2017

17

Bayzat

Online health insurance and HR solutions provider

Talal Bayaa - Brian Habibi

$7.6 M

U.A.E.

2014

18

Sprii.com

Online retailer of children merchandise and womenswear

Sarah Jones

U.A.E.

2014

19

ReserveOut

Online restaurant guide and booking

Khalil Shadid

$7.1 M

U.A.E.

2012

20

Mybox

On demand home services

Bader and Fahad Al Kalooti

$7 M

U.A.E.

2014

21

Almentor

Online video e-learning platform

Ihab Fikry - Ibrahim Kamel - Hesham Heikal - Husni Khuffash - Abdelrhamn Fahmy

$ 7 M

U.A.E.

2016

22

Enerwhere

Commercial-scale solar panels

Daniel Zywietz

$ 6.7 M

U.A.E.

2012

23

360VUZ

Virtual reality and 360� videos mobile app

Khaled Zaatarah

U.A.E.

2016

24

Justmop.com

On-demand home cleaning services

Kerem Kuyucu - Ali Cagatay Ozcan

$ 5.7 M

U.A.E.

2015

25

Morni

On-demand roadside assistance

Salman Al-Suhaibaney

$5.6 M

Saudi Arabia

2014

26

Eureeca

Crowdfunding platform

Christoper Thomas - Sam Quawasmi

$ 5.3 M

U.A.E.

2013

27

Myki

Cybersecurity

Antoine Vincent Jebara - Priscilla Elora Sharuk

$ 5.2 M

Lebanon

2015

28

Batuta

Hotel booking platform

Kamil Silbak - Amir Ounallah

$ 5 M

Palestine

2012

29

Falafel Games

Develops and publishes massively multiplayer online games

Vincent Ghossoub - Radwan Kasmiya

$4.8 M

Lebanon

2016

30

Acacus Technologies

Optimization software for transport - logistics and aviation industries

Talal Ben Halim - Herve Marchet

$ 4.7 M

U.A.E.

2013

31

AppMahal

Social media application developer

Mona Haddad

$ 4.5 M

Palestine

2014

32

Eat

Restaurant reservations

Nezar Kadhem

$ 4.4 M

U.A.E.

2015

33

Udrive

Car sharing platform

Hasib Khan

$ 4.3 M

U.A.E.

2016

34

Foodics

Cloud-based restaurant management system

Ahmad AlZaini and Mosab AlOthmani

$ 4.25 M

Saudi Arabia

2013

35

TruKKer

On-demand truck aggregator

Gaurav Biswas - Pradeep Mallavarapu

$ 4.1 M

U.A.E.

2016

36

Maison Privee

Virtual hotel operator

Rami Shamaa - Paul Mallee

$ 4 M

U.A.E.

2017

37

ShopGo

E-commerce platform

Lubna Taimeh - Noora Shanak

$3.4 M

Jordan

2012

38

Ghinwa

Digital music talent show

Mohammad AlMunaikh - Bader Althous and Alfonso Fernandez

$ 3.2 M

Kuwait

2015

39

Instabug

Software glitches in apps detecting tool

Moataz Soliman - Omar Gabr

$ 3.1 M

Egypt

2012

40

STEP Group

Digital and new media company

Ray Dargham - Bahaa Moussalli - Nizar Fakih

$ 3 M

U.A.E.

2012

41

Designer-24

Online designer dress rental company

Sara Alemzadeh - Ranya Khalil

U.A.E.

2014

42

insydo

Online guide for the U.A.E.

Tanaz Dizadji - Siobhain Spear - Sami El Tamawy

$ 3 M

U.A.E.

2014

43

Bloovo

Algorithmic job matching portal

Ahmad Khamis - Iyad Abu Hweij

U.A.E.

2015

44

Yaoota

Online price comparison

Sherif ElRakabawy - Mohamed Ewis

$ 2.7 M

Egypt

2014

45

Onegcc

Online recruitment platform for GCC nationals

Fatima Albalooshi - Alharith Alatawi - Mohamed Zaman - Angelo Embuldeniya

$ 2.5 M

Bahrain

2015

46

Tamatem

Mobile game publisher

Hussam Hammo

$ 2.5 M

Jordan

2014

47

Seez

Marketplace for used cars

Tarek and Andrew Kabrit

$ 2.38 M

U.A.E.

2015

48

CarSwitch.com

Online marketplace for used cars

Imad Hammad - Ali Malik

$ 2.3 M

U.A.E.

2016

49

Skiplino

Multilingual cloud based queue management system

Alharith Alatawi - Zaman AH. Zaman - Ricardo Gaspar

$ 2.3 M

Bahrain

2016

50

el Grocer

Grocery delivery marketplace

Nader Amiri - Raed Hafez

$ 2.2 M

U.A.E.

2015

51

POSRocket

Cloud-based Point-of-sale platform

Zeid Husban

$ 2.15 M

Jordan

2016

52

YouGotaGift.com

Electronic greeting and gift cards

Husain Makiya - Abed Bibi

$ 2.1 M

U.A.E.

2013

53

joi gifts

Online physical gifs platform

Alper Celen - Ritesh Tilani

$ 2.1 M

U.A.E.

2015

54

B8ak

Home maintenance platform

Khalid Al-Hmili - Eyad Al-Shabaan

$2 M

Saudi Arabia

2015

55

Washmen

On-demand laundry pickup

Jad Halaoui - Rami Shaar

U.A.E.

2015

56

Eventtus

Platform for events ticket sales and audience engagement

Mai Medhat - Nihal Fares

Egypt

2012

57

En2l

app and online transportation service provider

Ahmed Darwish

$2 M

Egypt

2017

58

Remitr

Money transfer app

Kanchan Kumar - Sandeep Jhingran - Altaf Ahmed - Sandeep Todi

$2 M

U.A.E.

2015

59

Hmall.ma

B2C general merchandise marketplace

Kamal Reggad

$2 M

Morocco

2012

60

LUNCH:ON

Ordering lunch via email or SMS

Mohammad Al Zaben - Dana Baki

$ 2 M

U.A.E.

2015

61

Kamkalima

Arabic interactive learning platfrom for K-12

Siroun Shamigian - Nisrine Makkouk

$2 M

Lebanon

2015

62

MrUsta

On-demand customer services

Ibrahim Colak

$1.9 M

U.A.E.

2014

63

Nabbesh

Freelance work marketplace

Loulou Khazen Baz

$1.8 M

U.A.E.

2012

64

Cognitev

Marketing automation platform

Moustafa Mahmoud - Ahmed Hassan - Maha Refai

$1.7 M

Egypt

2015

65

THE LIST

Marketplace for luxury collectibles

Andreas Skorski

U.A.E.

2016

66

Crowd Analyzer

Arabic-focused social media monitoring platform

Ahmed Saad - Bahaa Galal

$1.7 M

U.A.E.

2015

67

GEEKS

On-demand computer repairs

Mousa Yassin - Fathi Al Sharif - Ala Majaj

$1.6 M

U.A.E.

2014

68

Brate

Products - services and businesses marketplace

Shadi Tabbara - Samih Harfouche

$1.6 M

Lebanon

2012

69

brndstr

Bot studio for brands

Simon Hudson

$1.6 M

U.A.E.

2013

70

ChefXchange

Online marketplace to book private chef

Karl Naim - Marc Washington

$1.6 M

U.A.E.

2015

71

Tap Payments

Simplifying online payments

Ali Abulhasan - Ahmed Almunayes - Mohammed Abulhasan

Kuwait

2013

72

Sarwa

Robo wealth advisor

Mark Chahwan - Jad Sayegh - Nadine Mezher

$1.5 M

U.A.E.

2017

73

OfficeRock.com

Online retailer for office supplies

Christopher Queitsch - Rami Al Saleh

$1.5 M

U.A.E.

2012

74

SchoolVoice

Interactive platform for schools and parents

Ali Bin Yahia

$1.5 M

U.A.E.

2017

75

Risk+ Solutions

Financial intelligence and risk management solutions

Jad Doumith -Chadi El Nawar

$1.5 M

Lebanon

2017

76

Chaino

Social networking platform

Ali Zewail - Mohamed Nar

$1.4 M

Egypt

2015

77

Elves

Personal helper

Karim Elsahy - Abeer Elsisy

$1.3 M

Egypt

2016

78

Nibras

Online courses for employees

Ammar Khayyat

U.A.E.

2014

79

Melltoo

Reseller marketplace

Morrad Irsane - Sharene Lee

$1.3 M

U.A.E.

2014

80

Loop

Electric scooter sharing technology

Anwar Sukkarie

$1.3 M

Lebanon

2015

81

Yumamia

Peer-to-peer foodie app

Belal El Borno - Mahmoud El Maghraby

$1.2 M

Egypt

2014

82

FalconViz

3D aerial survey and mapping

Anas Dahlawi - Neil Smith - Luca Passone - Mohamed Shalaby

$1.1 M

Saudi Arabia

2015

83

CTM360

Cyber Security

Mirza Asrar Baig

$ 1 M

Bahrain

2014

84

MAGNiTT

Data platform

Philip Bahoshy

$ 1 M

U.A.E.

2014

85

La Reina

Online platform for rental couture

Ghada El-Tanawy - Amr Diab

$1 M

Egypt

2016

86

Brand Ripplr

Ad-Tech platform to automate influencer marketing process for businesses.

Tanaz Dizadji - Siobhain Spear - Sami El Tamawy

$ 1 M

U.A.E.

2017

87

Whizztips

Online marketplace to find help

Prajit Arakkal - Richard Pakenham - Suchira Joshi

$1 M

U.A.E.

2015

88

Votek

Arabic voice recognition

Lojain Jibawi - Sawsan Said

$1 M

U.A.E.

2014

89

TaskSpotting

Customer rewards

Karim Aly - Dirk Stevens

$1 M

U.A.E.

2014

90

Shawarmanji

Fast food chain

Danny El Georr - Nizar El Hashem - Elias Chabtini

$1 M

U.A.E.

2012

91

LoadME

On-demand truck transportation

Sebastian Stefan - Sebastian Morar - Claudia Pacurar

$952K

U.A.E.

2014

92

WakeCap

Safety and tracking device

Hassan Albalawi - Ishita Sood Kochhar -Roy Gilsing - Rene Wassenburg - Rami Nassouh

$ 950 K

U.A.E.

2017

93

Black Cube Solutions

education technology

Peer Mohaideen Sait

U.A.E.

2017

94

Collectionair

Online art gallery

Valerie Konde - Olivier Varenne

$ 900 K

U.A.E.

2015

94

Democrance

Insurance marketplace for the underserved

Michele Grosso - Alberto Perez

$ 800 K

U.A.E.

2015

95

Shelvz

cloud-based SaaS to automate data collection to provide real-time visibility & analytics to businesses

Emile Harb

$ 800 K

Lebanon

2017

96

GoodsMart

Online grocery service app

Amr Fawzi - Rami Nassar - Ahmed Sudan

$ 750 K

Egypt

2013

97

UrbanBuz

Customer loyalty and engagement platform

Mustafa Sadek - Salam Saadeh

$735 K

U.A.E.

2013

98

Eddress

online and offline delivery

Ronny Shibley - Karim EL Khoury

$ 700 k

Lebanon

2015

99

Hello World Kids

Platform to learn programming at schools

Hanan Khader

$650K

Jordan

2015


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