Maté Conversations is a series of 1:1 conversations hosted by Ray Dargham, Co-founder & CEO at Step, with successful startup founders in emerging markets. It is a deep dive on product, growth, and operations and into founders incidents and experiences to inspire fellow entrepreneurs in embracing their journeys.
BitOasis early riders of the Crypto space in MENA
Ola doudin and Ray dargham discuss the early stages of crypto adoption in the mena region and how bitoasis dealt with regulators and customers needs to be where it is today
How to program the right company culture and build a world class team at scale
In a conversation with ahmed hamdan founder and ceo of unifonic Ray dargham taps into how to program the right company culture and build a world class team at scale
Longest active entrepreneur in MENA dealing with Covid
Ross Veitch the longest active entrepreneur in MENA ,and cofounder of Wego shares his journey on building Wego back in 2005 and walks us through how they adapted to all the changes in the travel industry
Nomod, JadoPado, noon and more with Omar Kassim
Omar Kassim digs deep into his new venture Nomod and tells us all about Jadopado's aqcuisition by noon
Real Estate Made Easy With Helen Chen
In this conversation Ray Dargham sits with Helen Chen cofounder and ceo of Nomad Homes to walk us through her journey of moving from Silicon Valley to Dubai to pursue her passion in Real Estate after being an investor with goldman Sachs, China Investment Corporation and Blackstone
Building SaaS Companies In The Mena Region With Iyad Aldalooj, Penny Software
As a startup building saas whats the strategy followed to compete with large corporations and how penny worked on acquire customers coming out of the region
Great listen, really informative!
Enjoyed the podcast! Can’t wait to listen to more 😀
The podcast to listen to for quality, tangible take-aways for startups
As the customer experience and digital lead for a service app, I’m always looking for content and learnings to build our product. My favorite episode is with the Sarwa co-founder which talks about building a tech team and the product.