June, 2022: Abdulaziz Fahad Al Jouf is a Saudi entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of PayTabs, a revolutionary payment processing firm that he founded in Saudi Arabia in January 2014. Abdulaziz founded PayTabs after gaining extensive experience in founding previous e-commerce businesses such as SaleTab and Extabs.
His team refers to him as AA, and he is a dynamic, passionate, focused, and hands-on natural leader who is fiercely supportive of his team’s personal growth and development. He believes in giving back to the community, and he does it through mentoring emerging businesses in the area. He admits to being a risk taker who is always looking for new possibilities and making the most of them. He sees failure as a lesson in which he may gain vital experience rather than a failure.
January, 2022: This year’s 50 Most-Funded Startups In MENA have raised nearly $3 billion in total funding, with the top 10 alone amassing $1.9 billion.
August, 2021: The companies on Forbes Middle East’s first list of the “Top 15 Fintech Apps In The Middle East” are helping customers make payments, remit money, borrow, and invest online. In total, they have been downloaded 9.5 million times and they processed around $6.9 billion worth of transactions in 2020. Six of the 15 companies are based in the UAE, followed by four in Egypt, three in Kuwait, one in Jordan, and one in Saudi Arabia..