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101 Top Arab World Internet Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Arab World based Internet companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Internet industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Arab World Internet Startups

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MaxAB

MaxAB

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MaxAB is a B2B e-commerce platform that connects food and grocery retailers to suppliers.

Joi Gifts

Joi Gifts

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Joi Gifts is the full-service mobile platform for gifts

Joi Gifts

Halan

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Halan is a ride-hailing application that provides two and three-wheeler vehicle rides and on-demand logistics.

Joi Gifts

Salla

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Salla allows users to easily set up an e-commerce store in Arabic through their platform.

Joi Gifts

SWVL Technologies

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Swvl offers an app that allows customers to book fixed rate rides on buses and vans in their network.

Joi Gifts

Floward

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Floward is an online flowers and gifts eCommerce solution sourced from local and international brands with same-day delivery schedules.

Joi Gifts

Mawdoo3

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Mawdoo3 is an online platform that provides content in the Arabic language on various topics.

Joi Gifts

Zid زد

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Zid is an e-commerce in a box – solution that any retailer can use to start their eRetail.

Joi Gifts

WakeCap Technologies

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WakeCap is an IoT-based enterprise solution to improve safety & productivity in the construction site

Joi Gifts

Telecom Egypt

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Telecom Egypt is one of the oldest and largest telecommunications companies in Egypt and the Middle East.

Joi Gifts

Wadi

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Wadi.com is an online marketplace

Joi Gifts

COFE App

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Online Coffee Market Place, Mobile App, Food & Delivery, On-Demand Delivery, Coffee Delivery App

Joi Gifts

Telr

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An award-winning, Dubai-based start-up offering payment gateway solutions.

Joi Gifts

Nessiam

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Nessiam is an lingerie tech startup based in Morocco.

Joi Gifts

MUNCH:ON

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Meals from the best restaurants at 50%+ discount & free delivery with MUNCH:ON Pro, enabled thru bundling, routing & scheduling technology

Joi Gifts

Syarah

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Syarah is an online cars marketplaces.

Joi Gifts

el Grocer

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el Grocer Online Grocery Delivery App in Dubai.

Joi Gifts

Minly

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Minly is an online platform for celebrities and fans to connect through a new form of personalized experiences.

Joi Gifts

Wasla Browser

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Wasla is an incentivized mobile browser that subsidizes user data costs by leveraging mobile advertising.

Joi Gifts

Qawafel

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Qawafel is an online marketplace that offers food products.

Joi Gifts

OneCard

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OneCard is the leading online payment solutions provider in MENA region.

Joi Gifts

Sle3ti

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B2B e-commerce platform for mom & pop stores

Joi Gifts

Enhance Ventures

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Enhance is a venture builder that develops web and mobile-enabled businesses for the Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan and Turkey.

Joi Gifts

Brantu

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BRANTU is an Egyptian-based fashion and technology company.

Joi Gifts

Mubawab

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Mubawab is a real estate classifieds portal for the Middle East and North Africa.

Joi Gifts

GrowValley

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GrowValley is a UAE based Startup Studio & Fund that invents, Invests and launches game changing startups with influential partnerships.

Joi Gifts

Melltoo

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Melltoo is a mobile marketplace for buying and selling second hand things.

Joi Gifts

Funding Souq

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Funding Souq ia digital lending platform that connects investors with established SMEs that are seeking business loans.

Joi Gifts

Floranow

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Global online B2B marketplace connecting flower and plant growers to buyers using innovative technology and optimized cool chain solutions

Joi Gifts

Taker

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Online Ordering System for Restaurant

Joi Gifts

B8ak

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B8ak a home maintenance platform

Joi Gifts

Shuttle

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Digital Logistics platform with IoT based Smart Lockers distributed in cities forming a stop station for a mass transit for moving parcels

Joi Gifts

Yaoota.com

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Yaoota! is a MENA’s premier shopping search engine.

Joi Gifts

DokkanAfkar

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DokkanAfkar.com was created by a group of passionate guys who love and appreciate creativity, design and ideas.

Joi Gifts

BasharaCare

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BasharaCare is an online retailer of skincare products targeted to consumers.

Joi Gifts

mrusta.com

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mrusta is an online marketplace that connects customers to trusted service providers in the Middle East.

Joi Gifts

iWire

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Company specialising in Internet of Things (IoT), IT optimisation and Digital Transformation

Joi Gifts

Zr3i.com

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The First Pioneer Arabic Digital Agriculture Saas Platform

Joi Gifts

Gasable

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A platform provides hardware and software solutions for users to track gas usage and connect them with the suppliers.

Joi Gifts

Verify

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Verify Payments is the first “killer app” built on the Verify Reputation protocol.

Joi Gifts

Mazadat

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At the intersection of social commerce, digital transformation and blockchain, Mazadat is MEA’s first X2C auctioning & ecommerce marketplace

Joi Gifts

jalebi

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jalebi is a Restaurant Operating System; purpose-built, with restaurant owners, to catalyze the growth of small to medium food businesses

1ID

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Touchless immigration and security clearance solution

Joi Gifts

Hovi

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We provide a transformative digital Marketing and Sales platform enabling your business to grow, and most importantly to scale.

Joi Gifts

TemTem

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TemTem is a ride-hailing company.

Joi Gifts

Znap – Cash Rewards, Voucher, Payments & Deals

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Znap is a platform for brands to interact with consumers and for consumers to get rewarded to interact with the brands.

Joi Gifts

Akeed Delivery

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Akeed Delivery is an online platform to order food from its partnered restaurants.

Joi Gifts

Et3arraf

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Et3arraf is a mobile application that assists users by providing customized advice about romantic relationships and friendships.

Joi Gifts

Akelni

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Akelni is a service offers online food delivery, so that you can order from your favorite restaurants and experience new restaurants as well

Joi Gifts

GetBaqala Inc.

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Mobile Commerce, Social Commerce, Fresh Food

Fleetroot

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A unified SaaS platfrom for last-mile logistics and comprehensive fleet management

Joi Gifts

UTURN Entertainment

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UTURN is an online entertainment channel that provides edgy, local, interactive, yet professional content for Internet users.

Joi Gifts

Ajeer

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Ajeer is a facility maintenance platform that connect professional technicians with more than 100 different services with a guarantee

Joi Gifts

Kaffeen

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Kaffeen mobile application is the first mobile application in Saudi Arabia that is specialized in online coffee ordering.

Joi Gifts

Bekia

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Bekia is an App that people can use to monetize their valuable daily waste

Joi Gifts

Garment IO

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Garment IO provides plug and play garment manufacturing management solution.

Joi Gifts

Wuilt

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Wuilt is a website builder where you can create your own Arabic website in under 5 minutes.

Joi Gifts

Taskty.com

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Taskty.com is the first market for domestic services on the Internet.

Joi Gifts

Solfeh

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Solfeh is a FinTech micro-lending platform, providing same-day emergency cash advancements to salaried employees.

Joi Gifts

Disrupt-X

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Global IoT Platform Hosted Offering Cloud / On Premise Hosting gearing to have 200 Use-Cases Available for Smart Cities

Joi Gifts

Vapulus

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Vapulus simplifies online shopping experiences and increases conversion rates.

Joi Gifts

PISIQ

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PISIQ is an R&D Group that focuses on incubating potential talents and Startups that help contribute to gratifying people’s lives.

Joi Gifts

Ibtikaroom

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Platform aggregator of instant 3D Digital Twins and Big Data analysis with an interface for all participants in Real Estate market

Joi Gifts

WafiApps.com

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Online Multivendor Marketplace

Joi Gifts

Dibsy

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Here to make processing payments simple.

Joi Gifts

Noon

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Building the best place to buy and sell things in the Middle East.

Joi Gifts

Arabot

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arabot an intelligent chatbot, A.I and Machine Learning Company

Joi Gifts

Keeperz

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Online Market Place, Exclusive Discount App, Rewards App, Loyalty Programs, Cashback Rewards, Marketing Solution, Dubai Startups

Joi Gifts

Hashdoc

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Social library of professional documents

Joi Gifts

Startups Galaxy

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The platform growing startups with the top verified marketing Experts and tools.

Joi Gifts

Pickvisa.com

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Online platform providing solutions for processing all types of visa applications

Joi Gifts

Hitchhiker

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Hitchhiker is a global peer-to-peer delivery and travel platform.

Joi Gifts

TRIM

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Trim is an application that offers salon and hairdresser appointment services.

Joi Gifts

Channels Inc.

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Channels is a SaaS company focused on providing a communications platform for the physical worker rather than the remote.

Joi Gifts

Lifeye

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We bridge data gaps in dairy ecosystems, AgTech, SaaS, Hardware

Joi Gifts

ZIQQI

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ZIQQI is a b2b eCommerce wholesaler. We provide a b2b-in-a-box solution for eCommerce across sub-saharan Africa

Joi Gifts

Jabbar Internet Group

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Jabbar is a leading investor in the MENA region with the biggest exits so far (maktoob.com to Yahoo) and (Souq.com to Amazon) .

Joi Gifts

Bloovo

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Bloovo, a Dubai-based algorithmic online recruitment platform

Joi Gifts

Guichet

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Guichet is a new generation ticketing site offering the possibility to buy tickets online for the events.

Joi Gifts

Yodawy

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Yodawy is an online pharmacy marketplace and insurance benefits manager.

Joi Gifts

Nalbes

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The world’s destination for Middle Eastern fashion designers

Joi Gifts

Kamkalima

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K-12 Arabic platform for teaching and learning in schools.

Joi Gifts

CliniDo

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CliniDo is a HealthTech Startup that Simply Connects patients with Healthcare providers Through an online platform.

Joi Gifts

GrintaHub

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An online ticket exchange and resale platform

Joi Gifts

Fruitful Solutions

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Fruitful Solutions develops Internet of Things (IoT) and machine vision industrial solutions.

Joi Gifts

Sotech

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Sotech operates as a healthech and IoT solutions startup.

Joi Gifts

CoinLancer

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A blockchain platform for effective freelancing and secure peer-to-peer exchanges.

Joi Gifts

Loolia Ventures SAL

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Loolia.com is a digital video creation and distribution platform targeting females in the MENA region.

Joi Gifts

Teradix

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An e-procurement solution that helps businesses efficiently manage their entire spend, driving bigger savings and better business decisions.

Joi Gifts

Yalla Pickup

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Yalla Pickup offers you hassle-free solutions from booking a truck to adding movers and packaging materials.

Joi Gifts

Elkrem

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Elkrem provides hardware and software tools for developers to build Blockchain connected IoT products.

Joi Gifts

Pastes.io

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Pastes.io is a simple and efficient pastebin for mainly code to be distributed neatly and efficiently across the web.

Joi Gifts

MakerBrane

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MakerBrane is a digital and physical platform that lets anyone design, build, and trade their own toy worlds.

Joi Gifts

Qareeb Technologies FZ-LLC

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Qareeb قريب is an e-commerce platform where customer can shop from nearest store and get delivered in 1 hour at their doorstep.

Joi Gifts

Brate

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Brate lists what’s in-store online

Joi Gifts

INTEREL

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The platform enabling IoT in hospitality.

Joi Gifts

RentSher Middle East

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Dubai-based online platform for rentals of products and services .

Joi Gifts

Ngwah

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Ngwah is an online food delivery industry.

Joi Gifts

Etisalat

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Etisalat provides telecommunications and media services, and other related equipment in the United Arab Emirates and internationally.

Joi Gifts

Alefredo Books

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Used Books Marketplace and Digital educational resources

Joi Gifts

Nafham

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National School Curriculum Platform and Personal Development Mentoring Service.

Written by Mark Fitz

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