20. Telr

Date of Establishment: 2014
Headquarters: U.A.E.
Description: Online payment gateway
Founder: Khalil Alami

Telr enables merchants to accept digital payments in over 120 currencies and 30 languages. Other services include social commerce, QR code payments, BNPL, payment links, anti-fraud protection, and shopping cart integration. It has served over 30,000 merchants in the U.A.E. and Saudi Arabia. In February 2023, Telr signed a strategic partnership with the digital wallet “urpay,” allowing customers of Telr’s merchants in Saudi Arabia to purchase goods and services online. Telr has raised $30 million in total funding, with iMENA, Codify, and Cashfree Payments India among its investors.