Startup Stories

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

  • How Hadiyatee is elevating gifting experience for Jordanian expatriates globally

    Jordan, Hadiyatee has emerged as an online gifting and delivery platform for Jordanian expatriates around the world.

  • Let’s meet Presentail – The ultimate gifting platform for Lebanese expatriates

    Founded by Adnan Zakaria Ammache in 2018, Presentail is an online gifting and delivery platform for Lebanese expatriates worldwide.

  • 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’

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

    Mark Bachayani, co-founder of, 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 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 ‘’ is making insurance buying a piece of cake

    Dubai, UAE-based 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.