Talabat participated in the eighth edition of the MIT Pan Arab Conference on April 20, 2015, represented by its former CEO, Mr. Mohamad Jaffar.
This conference, held at Symphony Style Hotel Salmiya, drew a host of attendees from the brightest entrepreneurs of the Arab world along with leaders from the government, industry, finance, and academia.
The significant event featured several discussion panels for a number of speakers representing key entrepreneurial organizations from the region, including H.E. Zain Al Sabah, Undersecretary of the Ministry of State for Youth Affairs, Mr. Tarek Sultan, Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Agility, and Mr. Mohamad Jaffar.
The discussions tackled the region’s pressing challenges and the role of entrepreneurship and innovation in an evolving Arab world. Jaffar shared his successful entrepreneurial journey with Talabat.com since 2010. He talked about the expansion and development that took the business to the next level, down to the acquisition, which will perform a greater support for the entrepreneurship on the global level in the coming period. He further emphasized on the high growth of e-commerce in the region through his great experience encouraging the young entrepreneurs to kick-start new projects to promote Kuwait’s entrepreneurial community.