Published on March 15th, 2023 |
TOP 10 BEST MIDDLE EAST-BASED ENTREPRENEURS
Get ready to be blown away by these amazing entrepreneurs from the region.
Saygin Yalcin is a Dubai-based [German] entrepreneur of Turkish origin. He is the founder & CEO of the Middle East’s first & largest car-buying service, SellAnyCar.com, and the Founder of the first & largest online private shopping club in the ME [Middle East], Sukar.com, which was acquired by Souq.com, making him a Partner at the Souq.com and Jabbar Internet Group, becoming the largest e-commerce company in the Arab world, with 3000+ employees. Yalcin has become one of the most prominent entrepreneurs in the region and has received many honors including Fortune magazine’s 40 under 40 lists, “Fastest Growing Company in the ME [Middle East]” for SellAnyCar.com and was named by The National Newspaper as a company that “has the potential to break the $1bn barrier.” Yalcin is also a prominent figure on social media with over 1 million subscribers on his Youtube channel and almost a million followers on Instagram.
Source: ITP Live
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About the Author
SayginYalcin Saygin is the Founder & CEO of the Middle East's (ME) first & largest car buying service, SellAnyCar.com and Founder of the first & largest online private shopping club in the ME, Sukar.com, which has been acquired by Souq.com, making him Partner at the Souq.com and Jabbar Internet Group, becoming the largest ecommerce company in the Arab world, with 3000+ employees. In its largest acquisition outside the US to date, Amazon.com has acquired Souq.com Group. He has been selected as a UBS Industry Leader, a network of Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals.
He was also Advisory Board Member & Academic Lecturer of Entrepreneurship at the Canadian University of Dubai.
He was referred to as "the region's online business guru" by the National newspaper in the UAE, while Arabian Business named him as "one of the region's finest young entrepreneurs and a major part of the entrepreneurial scene in recent years".
Fortune magazine (mag) named him in the 40 under 40 list, as one of the most influential young people in business, Entrepreneur mag ME awarded SellAnyCar.com, with Saygin at its helm, as the "Fastest Growing Company in the ME", while the National newspaper sees it among a handful of tech companies to "have the potential to break the $1bn barrier". In a cover story, Entrepreneur mag ME titled him as "undoubtedly one of the youngest & most successful internet entrepreneurs in the ME”, awarded SellAnyCar.com as "Technology Innovator of the Year”, while Khaleej Times awarded him as the Technology Leader. Gulf Business selected him as 1 of the Top 10 Entrepreneurs in ME.
In a cover story, Arabian Business counts him as 1 of the most successful entrepreneurs to call Dubai home. During the World Government Summit, HH Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed, Minister of Interior of the UAE, presented Saygin as an inspiring story for the country, in the presence of world leaders, incl. HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.