The region’s 100 Arab startups that are shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution have been selected by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB). These startups will be attending the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa, taking place on 6-7 April at the Dead Sea, Jordan.
We are very excited to announce the Bahraini startups that have been selected as part of the top 100 Arab startups, here’s who they are:
- GetBaqala: Launched in 2016 by Amjad Puliyali, GetBaqala is the solution to your grocery needs! You can order groceries from the comfort of your own home simply by using their app. GetBaqala delivers to all areas across the island and has expanded to Saudi Arabia in 2018.
- Inagrab: Inagrab is a technology development company aiming at helping businesses scale using A.I, launched in 2017 by Hussain Haji and Mustafa Marhama. Inagrab gathers data and market intelligence to recommend where and when to promote the products of the company.
- Malaeb: Malaeb is the perfect community app to enjoy football anytime by booking football pitches online, and joining games across the Kingdom. Launched in 2016 by Ahmed AlRawi and Yasser Hadi, Malaeb allows the user to organize matches, join matches, and book fields!
- Tamarran: This app helps sports enthusiasts book their favorite sport pitches and activities without having to go through the manual booking process. Tamarran was founded by Ali Zayer and Mahdi Nasheet, who are keen to simplify the sports booking process and make sure that people have fun while doing so!
- The Experience Accelerator: This Bahrain-based startup is tackling the behavior of leaders, management. The Experience Accelerator gives feedback and helps users learn leadership behaviors. A digital avatar is created and you can watch the avatar to understand positive leadership behavior. The footage is recorded with a feedback report. The Experience Accelerator was founded by Sarah Schwab in 2017.
These ambitious Bahraini startups will be heading to the Dead Sea, Jordan to participate in the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa. The forum will gather over 1,000 key leaders from government, business, and civil society to collaborate and discuss the most pressing challenges facing the region.
Under the full support and presence of Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah, the forum will go in-depth in the future of economic progress and its impact at the regional and national levels. The selected startups will be able to network and interact with policy-makers, established business leaders, and other startup founders to create new partnerships.
For more information on the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa, click here.