Majal Overview

  • Founded
  • 2006
  • Status
  • Private
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Grant
  • Investors
  • 4

Majal General Information


Operator of an online freedom promoting forum intended to amplify diverse voices of dissent with a specific focus on access to information, free speech and minority rights. The company's forum offers a platform to track voices of protest from around the world and compile videos, photos and reports on social justice movements, enabling LGBT youth and other users to connect and interact with each other for a common cause.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Mideast Youth
Ownership Status
Privately Held (no backing)
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Other Services (B2C Non-Financial)
Other Industries
Social/Platform Software
Information Services (B2C)
Primary Office
  • Manama
  • Bahrain
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Majal Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
3. Grant 01-Jan-2013 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Grant 01-Jan-2011 00000 Completed Startup
1. Grant 01-Jan-2008 $10K Completed Startup
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Majal Executive Team (2)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Esra'a Al Shafei Co-Founder & Director
Abir Ghattas Outreach Director
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Majal Investors (4)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Arab Fund for Arts & Culture Other 000 0000 000000 0
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Not-For-Profit Venture Capital 000 0000 000000 0
Omidyar Network Impact Investing 000 0000 000000 0
Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University Corporation 000 0000 000000 0
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