With 2016 seeing Careem become the Arab World’s second unicorn of the year as well as making its debut in Qatar, 2017 could be the year the disruptive startup brings driverless cars to our roads. Ibrahim Manna, General Manager of Emerging Markets at Careem talks to us about growth, trust and the future of transport.
Since launching in Qatar how fast has business grown and are you winning the race against the competition?
Qatar has always been a high potential market for Careem and the country’s incredibly well-rounded and equipped ecosystem never ceases to amaze us. Being a home-grown startup, we are not in a race to win the market, but more committed to playing our part in enhancing the transportation infrastructure of the cities, empowering our Captains and simplifying people’s lives. We also hope to inspire other local startups to step up their game and join the global entrepreneurial wave that is positively contributing to societies.
We have launched in Al Wakrah as part of our wider growth plans to continously empower more and more commuters in the market while simplifying their lives, not to mention the national preparations to host the 2022 World Cup games. This also extends […]