Startup Stories

An archive of some of the noteworthy startup stories from MENA and Indian startup ecosystem – taking you through the genesis and journey of every startup that we cover.

  • Eizeasta – UAE’s IoT-based proptech startup offering safety and solving daily life problems

    Eizeasta is a UAE-based startup working to solve daily life pains and offering safety through its gas/smoke detector alarm ‘Ghasmo’

  • How this Dubai-based entrepreneur made ‘I am Dubai’ app a great success?

    A 27-year-old Dubai-based entrepreneur Kareem Elmashad, also known as Kareem Zoro launched the I am Dubai app in March 2019.

  • ‘Online Is the Place to Be’ – Says this insurance comparison website

    Mark Bachayani, co-founder of BuyAnyInsurance.com, shared the reasons he thinks online is the only place to be for the future of global business.

  • How this Kuwaiti startup is beautifying online car buying and automotive services experience

    Motery.app offers a gamut of automotive services through its seamless mobile application, available for both iOS and Android.

  • Starzly – Dubai’s entertainment startup letting people book personalised experiences from superstars

    Starzly is an innovative platform offering people with a quick and flexible avenue to book personalised experiences from their favourite people including celebrities

  • How the Dubai-based insurtech ‘BuyAnyInsurance.com’ is making insurance buying a piece of cake

    Dubai, UAE-based BuyAnyInsurance.com capitalises helps users compare various insurance options and make informed buying decisions effortlessly.

  • How Aalna Corp is building environment-friendly homes & boosting independent artists

    Founded in March 2018 by Mayank Kharkwal and Ruhnees Rao Gharu, Aalna Corp is a real-estate construction & consulting and influencer management company.

  • WATR – Re-envisioning the state of digital product design for startups

    Based out of Gurugram, WATR stands out as a digital product design startup offering agile and price-transparent remote design team to Fortune 2000 companies…

  • Kashmirica – Srinagar-based startup unveiling Kashmiri art to the world

    Kashmirica – The e-commerce platform aims to bring the best of Kashmir’s luxury handicrafts, art and culturally-driven products to the world.

  • VentAllOut – A Catalyst Paving Towards a Stress-free Global Society

    VentAllOut lets people share their load and get rewarded rather than just sharing content to increase followers on traditional social media platforms.

  • temtem – Algerian Synergy Augmenting Logistics and Transport Infrastructure

    Algiers, Algeria-based ride-hailing startup was started by the serial entrepreneur Kamel Haddar in 2018 to fill the dearth of on-demand mobility services.

  • WitWork – Dubai-based Startup taking you beyond Conventional Workspaces

    WitWork is a coworking platform that enables its members to work ‘outside the box’ by unlocking dormant facilities across the UAE.

  • FAAD – Gurugram-based Investor Network Making Fundraising a Breeze

    FAAD Network, a Gurgaon-based Investor Network that helps early-stage ventures their network access to raise capital.