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.
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
Cloud Kitchen Solving Inefficiencies With Kitopi
On this episode we have both cofounders of kitopi, a managed cloud kitchen platform that partners with restaurants to expand their delivery reach mo ballout and sam darkan share their journey as a startup and how they brought kitopi to becoming the aggregator it is today
Content Creation And Monetization With Kaan Kayabli Onedio
Few media platforms cracked the monetization model, onedio is one of the platforms that did with a relatively low cost, in this episode, kaan shares the ideal strategy that worked for them to generate content build a community and monetize
Mumzworld Serving Niche Markets
Mona ataya one of the most recognizable female entrepreneurs in the mena region shares her journey on starting an ecommerce business is the very early days of online shopping and explains how she served a niche market while keeping up with the fast paced change in consumers behaviors
Scaling As An Ecommerce Business With Hosam Arab, Tabby
Starting with building namshi and now on to tabby hossam shares his long journey in the ecommerce industry to tap into merchants and consumers experiences
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.