A college drop-out, and a young serial and social entrepreneur. Abdallah aims at raising new generations of entrepreneurs in the Arab world and emerging markets. He believes in a world where there is equal distribution of innovation and where Silicon Valley can be local, everywhere.
Abdallah is currently the CEO of Zoomaal, an initiative funded by 4 major institutional investors and featured on CNN, Forbes, Wamda, and IHT. Zoomaal is the leading crowdfunding platform that aims at filling the financing gap for early stage innovation in the Arab world and emerging markets.
Abdallah has taken various leadership positions being an Ashoka fellow, a Global Shaper for the World Economic Forum in the Beirut Hub, a Startup Weekend Organizer by the Kauffman foundation, and founder of almost 6 startups. He has earned over 15 honors and awards in entrepreneurship and was listed in 100 Most Powerful Arabs under 40 in 2015, and 100 Most Influential Arabs under 40 in 2016.