Jabbar Internet Group Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 2
  • Investments
  • 40
  • Portfolio
  • 24
  • Exits
  • 7

Jabbar Internet Group General Information


Jabbar Internet Group is the leading company in the consumer e-commerce sector in the Arab World. Having been established in late 2009, just after the acquisition of Maktoob.com by Yahoo, Jabbar already boasts an impressive portfolio of online brands, all leaders in their respective niches, and all-together generating the largest online consumer e-commerce volumes in the region. Jabbar is currently owned by the same founders of the original Maktoob Group, who after the acquisition, decided to spin-off the brands that were not acquired by Yahoo, namely souq, cash,ikoo and to form a new group to house these brands, focusing on consumer e-commerce in the region.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Primary Office
  • Dubai Design District
  • Building 4 Office A406
  • Dubai United Arab Emirates
+971 04 000 0000

Jabbar Internet Group Investments & Acquisitions (40)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
GrocerApp 14-Jun-2021 Early Stage VC 00.00 Internet Retail Generating Revenue
00000 07-Jun-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Startup
000000.00 24-Dec-2020 00000 00000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue
000000 16-Nov-2020 00000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 000000
000000000 03-Sep-2020 0000 00000 000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue 00000 000000
0000000 10-Aug-2020 0000 00000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue
0000 01-Jul-2020 00000 00000 Construction and Engineering Generating Revenue
00000 19-May-2020 0000 00000 00000 Financial Software Startup 00000 000000
Lyve (Logistics) 01-Jan-2020 Early Stage VC 0000 Logistics Generating Revenue
Repzo 09-Nov-2019 Seed Round 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
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Jabbar Internet Group Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
InstaShop (Specialty Retail) 14-Aug-2020 Merger/Acquisition 00000
0000000000.000 04-May-2020 000000000000000000
0000 12-May-2017 000000000000000000 00000
000 01-Apr-2016 000 00 00000000
0000 01-Feb-2016 0000000000: 000000
CashU 23-Dec-2015 Buyout/LBO
ikoo 01-Dec-2015 Out of Business
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Jabbar Internet Group Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Jabbar Internet Group Team (4)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Samih Toukan Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 00 0 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Ammar Khayyat Chief Financial Officer Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Louay Aldoory Partner 0 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Hussam Khoury Partner 0 0 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Jabbar Internet Group Co-Investors (78)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Wamda Capital 5 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
500 Startups 0 Series chart Industry bar
Arzan Venture Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Nama Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
VentureFriends 0 Series chart Industry bar
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