Careem is a company that provides an app-based car service that connects people to rides. It designs an online platform that offers a marketplace of community drivers where passengers can request a ride, see the cost, and have it charged to their selected credit card. Careem app enables users to take a taxi, tent a car or a bike, order food and delivery, shop online, and make digital transactions.

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Parent CompanyUber
HQDubai, AE
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Careem was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Dubai, AE

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Key People/Management at Careem

Mudassir Sheikha

Mudassir Sheikha

CEO and Co-Founder
Magnus Olsson

Magnus Olsson

Abdulla Elyas

Abdulla Elyas

Co Founder
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Careem Office Locations

Careem has offices in Dubai, Sidi M'Hamed, Manama, Road Town and in 11 other locations
Dubai, AE (HQ)
4004 Shatha Tower
Sidi M'Hamed, DZ
Giza, EG
45 Ahmed Oraby, Madinet Al Eelam
Giza, EG
Raya View Building, Building 89, Smart Village، Al Giza Desert
Sheikh Zayed City, EG
42-44 Syria, Mit Akaba
Berlin, DE
Skalitzer Str. 104
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Careem Financials and Metrics

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$771.7 m


In total, Careem had raised $771.7 m. Careem is a subsidiary of Uber

Careem Operating Metrics

Dec, 2016Jun, 2017Mar, 2019

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Careem News and Updates

Kuwaiti e-commerce firm draws Careem backer in new funding round

Floward's series B funding round raised $27.5m and was led by Saudi technology venture capital fund STV

Kuwaiti E-Commerce Firm Draws Careem Backer in New Funding Round

Kuwaiti E-Commerce Firm Draws Careem Backer in New Funding Round

Careem CEO says the Middle East is 'not very far' from seeing more billion-dollar start-ups

The Middle East could be seeing more and more billion-dollar start-ups in the coming months, according to Mudassir Sheikha, CEO of Careem.

Careem 'heavily recruiting' as company continues to shake-up working model

Successful 'remote first' model enters second phase as UAE staff return to the office at least one day a week

Uber’s subsidiary Careem used this deck to land $1.7m in seed money

Careem offers ride-hailing, grocery delivery, online shopping, e-bike booking, and digital payments in the greater Middle East region.

The rise of super apps, like Careem, in the Middle East

Dubai's Careem eyes growth through partnerships, making the app a one-stop shop for services from ride-hailing to hiring maid service
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Careem Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Careem founded?

    Careem was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Careem key executives?

    Careem's key executives are Mudassir Sheikha, Magnus Olsson and Abdulla Elyas.

  • How many employees does Careem have?

    Careem has 3,455 employees.

  • Who are Careem competitors?

    Competitors of Careem include Bolt, Gett and Lyft.

  • Where is Careem headquarters?

    Careem headquarters is located at 4004 Shatha Tower, Dubai.

  • Where are Careem offices?

    Careem has offices in Dubai, Sidi M'Hamed, Manama, Road Town and in 11 other locations.

  • How many offices does Careem have?

    Careem has 16 offices.