Founder: Khalil Alami
The Middle East's 50 Most-Funded Startups
Rank: #21

Telr

Country: U.A.E.
Funding: $11.8 million
Investors: iMENA, Innovation East
Founded In: 2014
Online Payment Gateway

Telr allows merchants to accept payments online using its proprietary award-winning payment gateway. First established in Dubai, the company now has offices in India, Saudi Arabia, and Singapore. Telr also has banking relationships in Egypt and Pakistan. TELR is building a wider regional presence in the MENA Region with a range of financial and business services that include social commerce, QR Codes, anti-fraud protection, Shopping Cart Integrations, and digital invoicing. Founder Khalil Alami has more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector and payments industry.