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A three time entrepreneur with a passion for startups. Tarek holds two degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Canada and the Netherlands while working on his first startup, IcySolutions. The latter a sports heath hardware company whos products were used by the likes of Manchester United, German National Team and several Olympic Teams. He later founded an e-health startup gamifying medical equipment training for hospitals and medical professionals. His last position before joining 1776 Startup Incubator in Dubai is working with Rocket Internet on their online food ordering startup Foodpanda, managing the Middle East growth, taking the platfomr from a few 100 orders to over 15,000 per day.
Tarek is also a mentor to several startups focusing mainly on finding the value proposition (who the customer is, how much to charge, target market) and startup growth.