Venture Award

Hamdi Tabbaa

Co-founder & CEO at Abwaab. Founded in late 2019, Abwaab is MENA’s smart online learning platform, that allows secondary school students to learn at their own pace, test themselves and get ahead with expert tutors. By offering concept-based video lessons, visualized learning journeys, continuous assessment, and performance-tracking features, Abwaab is changing the way students learn outside the classroom. Hamdi has experience in starting up businesses with a history of working in the internet industry. He launched and scaled Uber in Jordan, managed and grew Uber in the Levant, Qatar, and worked on expanding Uber into MENA. One milestone during his career at Uber was his public policy negotiations that led to the passing of progressive ride-sharing regulations, their first of their kind globally. Previous to that, Hamdi introduced the concept of organized retail to Jordan through Dukkan, before exiting the business.Educated in London with a Masters of Science focused in Real Estate Economics & Finance from The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), after graduating with distinction from King’s College London with a BSc in Business Management.