CEO of Intaj, Abed Shamlawi commented: “encouraging fast growth companies in the field of ICT is an important tool that will create positive competition. We are proud to have established this partnership with All World Network and we are optimistic about the ranking which will support entrepreneurship across the MENA region with the main focus on ICT companies.”
“With the immense engineering talent in the region, many ICT entrepreneurs in MENA are growing quickly and also solving pressing problems in education, health care, government services and the environment. These companies need to be better known to attract the customers and investors. We are proud to be teaming up with Int@j to create the MENA ICT ranking to bring global visibility to these cutting-edge entrepreneurs”
Founded in 2008 by Deirdre Coyle, Anne Habiby and Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter,AllWorld Network aims tosystematically identify and rank fast growing private companies in emerging economies. AllWorld has published two Arabia500 rankings. The companies on the ranking are from the Middle East, North Africa, Turkey and Pakistan and collectively represent a $12 billion market growing at 40 percent a year. An AllWorld ranking puts fast growing companies on the world map - attracting new investors, customers, growth partners and talent. A concept that AllWorld calls Visibility EconomicsTM.