Omar Tayeb Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 2

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1


Omar Tayeb General Information


Mr. Omar Tayeb co-founded Blippar and also served as its Chief Technology Officer and Board Member. He is credited for developing the original technology responsible for launching Blippar into the forefront of the AR industry. His passion for innovation has been instrumental in powering the AR and visual discovery experiences that have attracted over 66+ million users to the platform. Tayeb leads the tech team and is the company's point person for AR and AI development. As the driver of the company's technology and innovation, Tayeb is responsible for pushing the boundaries for what's possible not only for Blippar but for the AR industry as a whole. Today, he continues to drive innovation at Blippar by furthering the development of their artificial intelligence and computer vision technologies and leading Blippar's R&D unit and the team of over 70 engineers. With Tayeb at the helm of the company's technology division, Blippar has grown from a groundbreaking idea into a global industry leader with 12 offices and 300+ employees. Blippar has been recognized as a "Fastest Growing" company by CNN, CNBC, UKTI, Forbes, and Fast Company, featured in the #9 spot on the 2016 CNBC Disruptor 50 list and named one of the 2016 Bloomberg Business Innovators. Tayeb was recognized as Young Innovator of the Year by the Guardian in 2012 and in 2014 he received the h100 award, which celebrates the 100 most influential and innovative people n Britain. He has a BS degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Imperial College London in 2009.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Omar Tayeb Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
WaveOptics 01-Sep-2019 Later Stage VC 000.00 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 00000
CloudSight 17-Jan-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000

Omar Tayeb Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
WaveOptics 21-May-2021 000000000000000000 00000

Omar Tayeb Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Omar Tayeb Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Omar Tayeb Angel Investor 0

Omar Tayeb FAQs

  • Who is Omar Tayeb?

    Omar Tayeb is an angel Investor who has made 2 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Omar Tayeb?

    Omar Tayeb is an angel investor.

  • What does Omar Tayeb do?

    As an angel investor, Omar Tayeb invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Omar Tayeb invested in?

    Omar Tayeb has made numerous investments in companies like WaveOptics and CloudSight within the Electronics (B2C) and Multimedia and Design Software industries.

  • What has Omar Tayeb invested in recently?

    Omar Tayeb's latest investment was on 01-Sep-2019 in WaveOptics, a company within the Electronics (B2C) industry.

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