Startup Grind Muscat Hosting Joy Ajlouny of Fetcher | March 26th 7PM

Mar 26, 2017, 3:00 – 5:00 PM

AlRudha (The Lounge), Ghala, Muscat, 111

Startup Grind Muscat is hosting Joy Ajlouny of Fetcher. Joy Ajlouny is an e-commerce industry professional whose influence in business and entrepreneurship has spanned the globe.

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About this event

Startup Grind Muscat is hosting Joy Ajlouny of Fetcher on March 26th at 7PM. 

Joy Ajlouny is an e-commerce industry professional whose influence in business and entrepreneurship has spanned the globe.

Joy is the co-founder of Fetchr, a Silicon-Valley backed technology company based in Dubai aimed at solving the "no-address" problem hindering growth in emerging markets. Fetchr uses patented technology allowing people to use their mobile phone's GPS location as their address. Fetchr is the first start-up in the Middle East to be funded by a top venture capital firm in Silicon Valley. Joy, on behalf of Fetchr, was on the cover of Forbes Magazine in the Middle East, which named Fetchr #1 startup in the region. Prior to Fetchr, Joy founded Bonfaire, an e-commerce discovery platform for luxury footwear and accessories. Bonfaire was acquired in 2013 by fashion e-commerce giant Moda Operandi, owned by LVMH and Condé Nast.

While only 2.7% of venture capital funding has been raised by women, Joy has successfully raised funds for two startups from the most prestigious Silicon Valley venture capital firms. This puts her in the top 1% of female entrepreneurs. Joy is passionate about using technology to solve persistent issues in emerging markets, as well as empowering women entrepreneurs to break out of traditional roles, especially in the Middle East. 

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Speaker

  • Joy Ajlouny

    Fetchr

When

When

Sunday, March 26, 2017
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM UTC

Agenda

3:00 PMNetworking and Food
4:00 PMFireside Chat
5:00 PMNetworking

Organizers

  • Mo Salah

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

  • Nadeen Al-Towaiya

    Marketing Specialist

  • Laura Cretney

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Co-director

Partner

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