Search in MENA launched on

Crowdfunding platform unveils Search in MENA - a commercial exchange for Arab businesses
Search in MENA launched on
Sam Quawasmi, managing director and co-founder of
By Neil King
Sun 15 Sep 2013 12:01 PM

Crowdfunding platform has launched its latest proposal, Search in MENA.

The B2B online marketplace offers commercial exchange between buyers and sellers in a bid to improve online exchange between Arab businesses, and to increase the online presence of businesses in the region from fifteen percent to 30 percent within the next five years.

Search in MENA is a Silicon Oasis Founders Company and aims to raise $140,000.

Sam Quawasmi, managing director and co-founder of, said: “Search in MENA is an online business offering advertising services and support with Arab e-content generation. The portal has more than 14,000 companies listed in its B2B directory and receives over 1,500 visits daily.

“Search in MENA aims to enlist 250,000 companies in its B2B directory by 2016 and a total of 550,000 companies by 2018.”

Quawasmi added that has “a number of exciting proposals coming live over the next few months,” as the crowdfunding platform continues to help businesses from all sectors raise capital and grow through investment.

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