Online Portals are digital gateways that provide users with a single point of access to various types of content and services. They simplify the process of finding relevant information, performing tasks or transactions, and connecting with other users, thereby saving their time and providing convenience. The e-commerce sector in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is a hotbed for such portals, with several start-ups and established companies expanding their digital footprints. Here’s a look at some renowned online portals headquartered in Dubai:
From e-commerce to recruitment to legal advice, these platforms make life easier for millions of individuals and businesses every day. Delivering easy and efficient access to a vast array of products, services and information, they are instrumental in fostering a thriving digital economy in the region.
Recognising this burgeoning industry’s immense potential, investors from across the globe are increasingly finding value in Dubai’s online portals. Without further ado, let’s take a deep dive into the companies propelling this digital revolution.
Founded in 2016 by Ankit Wadhwa, Kanwal Sarfraz, and Pratik Gupta, Wadi is an online marketplace aimed at offering a wide range of products to shoppers in Saudi Arabia. From product selection to timely delivery, the company prioritizes a hassle-free online shopping experience. @wadi Facebook Linkedin
Launched in 2018, Almentor is an e-learning platform that offers curated, video-based training programs led by expert tutors. The platform includes paid courses, free talks, crash courses, and books, primarily in Arabic. Facebook Linkedin
Joi Gifts is a full-service mobile platform that prioritizes the joy of gift-giving. From flowers and cakes to personalized items and gourmet gift baskets, Joi Gifts makes it easy to brighten someone’s day. Facebook Linkedin
Founded by Mona and Bader Ataya, along with Michael Ghandour, Mumzworld is a comprehensive e-commerce portal devoted to all things mother, baby, and child that spans more than 20 countries across the MENA region. Facebook
Globetrotter VR, founded by Anastasia Pashkovetskaya, is a company that emphasizes the educational potential of virtual reality. It offers users access to unique virtual travel experiences. Facebook Linkedin
An AI-powered legal services marketplace, Legal Advice Middle East seeks to democratize access to legal help. Founded by Suzanna Kalendzhian and Artur Kobozev, the platform enables users to find, communicate with, and transact with lawyers online. Facebook Linkedin
Marefa Digital is an EdTech company helping Arab professionals create and disseminate eLearning content in Arabic. The company aims to be the region’s most significant, high-quality eLearning content provider. Facebook, @marefadigital
Bayut, founded by brothers Imran Ali Khan and Zeeshan Ali Khan in 2008, aims to empower homebuyers with crucial and accurate information. It offers a platform to find apartments, villas, offices, shops and all other kinds of real estate in the UAE. Facebook Linkedin
An online recruitment platform for the Gulf and the Middle East region, Bayt.com connects job seekers of all levels, industries, and nationalities with businesses across the spectrum. Facebook Linkedin
Wowlyst is a comprehensive guide to online shopping. It provides details about new product launches, latest technology, product prices from online stores, product reviews, and much more. Facebook Linkedin