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Meet the Inspiring Saudi Arabian Entrepreneurs Shaping the Future

BusinessMeet the Inspiring Saudi Arabian Entrepreneurs Shaping the Future

Entrepreneurship is becoming more popular each year among individuals who want to take their talents to the next level. In Saudi Arabia, entrepreneurship plays a vital role in several niches.

Here is a list of Saudi entrepreneurs who are involved in shaping the future of the Kingdom:

Abdulla Elyas

Saudi entrepreneur Abdulla Elyas is a co-founder of Careem, a transport network company valued at over $1 billion. Using the company’s app, you can order food delivered to your door, book a ride, or get groceries delivered.

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Since its launch, the company has established itself in over 13 countries and 80 cities. Careem was in the news for their inter-country rides from Saudi Arabia to Qatar for fans who wanted to watch football matches at the 2022 World Cup.

Abdulla has vast experience working on various software projects in management and consulting roles.

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Ahmad Alzaini

Ahmad Alzaini co-founded Foodics in 2013 with a friend from his college days. It’s a cloud-based restaurant management software that helps manage inventory, transactions, sales, customer relationships, and employee schedules.

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Used by over 600 food and beverage brands in the Middle East, it serves businesses ranging from large franchising chains to food trucks. He believes in having a solid team behind him to help solve the complex problems that often emerge with a startup.

Hayat Sindi

One of the first female members of the Consultative Assembly of Saudi Arabia, Dr. Hayat Sindi, is famous for making significant contributions to the point-of-care medical testing and biotechnology space.

She co-founded Diagnostics for All and the Institute for Imagination Ingenuity. She is also the first woman from the Persian Gulf to receive a doctorate and believes in the power of science, innovation, and technology.

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Dr. Sindi strives to use those elements to help solve some of the world’s most dire challenges.

Ahmed Al Bader

With over 20 years of hands-on entrepreneurial experience, Ahmed Al Bader created the healthcare tech startup Sihatech. It allows users to find doctors with over 100 different medical specialties.

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His company won the Startup Challenge at ArabNet Riyadh and has big plans for the future. Ahmed would like to incorporate capabilities for patient procedure financing, laboratory test delivery, and drug delivery.

Abdulaziz Al Jouf

Abdulaziz Al Jouf is the CEO and founder of PayTabs. This payment Gateway platform allows users to start, build and grow their e-commerce business using secure payment solutions. PayTabs can be integrated with a business’s website or mobile app.

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Abdulaziz graduated from Riyadh’s Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud