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STATUS Current
FUND Technology

Founded in 2019 by Hosam Arab, tabby is a UAE-based fintech start-up and the region’s first ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ consumer solution.

Tabby makes shopping more rewarding by empowering consumers across the UAE and Saudi Arabia with the flexibility and freedom to get what they want and to pay for their online and in-store purchases either in a deferred single payment or in multiple installments.

Tabby’s proprietary decision engine allows customers to check out instantly and pay later at no cost to the consumer.

Series A Dec 2020
Series B Jul 2021
FOUNDING TEAM
  • Hosam Arab, Co-Founder & CEO
FOUNDED
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Over 2,000 global brands and small businesses use tabby to accelerate growth and gain loyal customers by offering easy and flexible payments.

Today tabby operates in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, and has raised over US$ 130 million in funding from global and regional investors, including the JIMCO Technology Fund.

Hosam Arab

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer tabby

A mechanical engineer and Harvard Business School MBA Hosam Arab is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of tabby, a fintech start-up empowering consumers across the region with financial flexibility and freedom as the region’s leading ‘Buy Now; Pay Later’ solution.

Previously, Hosam co-founded Namshi, a leading online fashion retailer and also served at Waha Capital, GE and Schlumberger.

JIMCO Technology Fund recently caught-up with Hosam to understand his vision for bringing together retailers and customers and driving greater financial inclusivity for consumers across the Middle East.

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