Tamatem is the leading mobile games publisher for the Arabic market (100M users in 2016) with 35 games published and over 8M downloads and 1.2M MAU in 12 months.
60 million smart phone users are in the Middle East.
The region has one of the world's fastest adoption rates for mobile apps.
Yet, less than 1% of all apps are available in Arabic.
Arabic users are hungry to devour mobile games, making it an untapped billion dollar industry!
Tamatem is building the foundation to lead this industry, ready to feed the unaddressed Arabic market. We are the first regional game company to publish popular mobile games, localizing them to be culturally relevant for the Arabic Market.
Tamatem has a long experience in Unity, Cocos2D, Corona, Native iOS and Java
Co-founder and advisor of a number of gaming and internet startups in the Middle East.
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Who we are
Studying together in university and partnered to do graduation project together. we received the highest grade that year and won first prize between all Jordanian universities. Did many freelance jobs together in uni, We worked in different companies but partnered to create a business plan for a first Arabic social network. we won first prize and project was sold to Maktoob and handled it for 2 years. Then created Wizards Productions launched 10 games. I handle products he handles technology
Why we're doing this
The Arabic Market is huge, Mobile penetration is really high, no one is addressing the Arabic content on mobile yet. We know there is high demand for Arabic and local content. Through the previous experience, user will not care if you add a local scene in the background. after lots of research and feedback, we are creating the type of games that are culturaly relevant, that users would be interested in playing and would actually require to be in their language. <4% of content available in Arabic
Most impressive accomplishment
Queen Rania National Entrepreneurship Award first place
Taiwan Talented Entrepreneur Award 2007 first place
Best Arabic website award 2008
Created the first Arabic social network in 2007 and Sold it to Maktoob (now Yahoo)
Co-founded Ebshir, online and offline vehicles directory in Jordan's free zone
Co-founded Wizards Productions, launched over 10 games on the web and Facebook and gathered 1 million registered users and $400k in revenues
Endeavor Entrepreneur 2011. Worked with Sohaib for 7 years
I won the QRNEC award and Taiwan talented entrepreneur in 2007. With Hussam I created the first social network and sold it to Maktoob. I have worked on so many online projects from hosting, online services and games. In 2008 I started Mafiacorruption.com which generated around $10k a month. I have merged my games with Wizards and worked for 4 years managing the day to day operations. I am an Endeavor entrepreneur. I've started working with Hussam since graduation project and did tons of projects
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