E9: How to Start A Customer Loyalty System Company in Dubai without any Trade License Fees and Raise Capital For it – Interview With Ismail Issa

Ismail Issa

 (Entrepreneur & Technology Evangelist, Co-Founder and CEO of Ta3rifa)

Interview with Ishmail Issa on Be Efficient TV with Ahmed Al Kiremli

How to Raise Money for Your Startup in Dubai and Register it Offshore

How to Start a Company in Dubai without Paying any fees for the Trade License

Video Interview


With English and Arabic Subtitle



Ismail Issa is an Entrepreneur & technology Evangelist, he’s the co-founder and CEO of Ta3rifa a (customer loyalty system and marketing tool), and several other technology startups,

As an Entrepreneur, Issa is also is the co-founder of variety of technology related startups as:
MoCCA: Stands for “Mobile Creative Communication Architecture” is an innovative idea for telecommunication project. The idea is based on the integration of different telecom technologies in one solution. It is composed of an affiliation of 3 major components (SMS/MMS, Fax and Email services) with a fourth component (Voice) to follow in the second stage.
vGate: A java-based platform for creating a collaborative and interactive 3D virtual worlds to deliver web-based solutions which will create a fully interactive virtual e-malls or e-institutes.
FilSekka: A social-based activities and location platform which yields to smartly gives you the easiest access to you favorite locations through your mood, favorites and friends preferences.

This besides a SoLoMo (Social-Location-Mobile); a Dubai based start-up which aims to implement a unique and innovative approach for loyalty and incentives solution for the first time in UAE and MENA region.

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Interview Questions

• What is ta3refah and how its started as an idea?
• How did you raise capital for your idea?
• Are you planning to raise more?
• What are the ways that you used to raise capital for your dream
• What are the other ways that you know or recommend to raise capital
for new startups?
• I see that Ta3rifah was listed in many famous media channels, how
did you do that?
• Did you work on any other startups before?
• Optimum is one of the companies that you founded, is it a web
services company?
• What is the in5 providing you as new startup in terms of services or
• What are the other similar places to the in5 in dubai?
• Take us through your typical working day?
• What are the current challenges that you are facing as startup?
• What are the Top 3 apps that you use on your smart phone?
• What are the main challenges for the startups in dubai?
• How many co-founders and employees are currently with you?
• What are the habits that you are trying to develop to stay efficient?
• What’s your advice to the new startups?
• What are your top 3 favorite books?

• What are the best startups competitions in the region?

• What are the top 3 people that you are inspired by?
• What are the things that makes you happy?
• How people can find you or contact you?