Our mission is twofold

Simplify and improve the lives of people, and build an awesome organisation that inspires.

Our Journey

Careem is the leading technology platform for the greater Middle East. A pioneer of the region’s ride-hailing economy, Careem is expanding services across its platform to include payments, delivery and mass transportation. Careem’s mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build a lasting institution that inspires. Established in July 2012, Careem operates in more than 120 cities across 15 countries and has created more than one million job opportunities in the region.

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“The idea was not just to build a big business, but rather to build a business that would have a big impact." Mudassir Sheikha, Co-founder of Careem!

What we do

With the help of technology we offer our Customers the freedom of mobility, we give our Captains an opportunity to take financial control of their own life, and we provide our Colleagues with a platform to build an institution that will inspire generations of innovators.

Why we do it

We believe that every single person in our region deserves a simpler life. By uplifting communities, supporting infrastructures, and solving local problems, we strive to be the enabler that improves the lives of millions of people.

Our founders

Mudassir Sheikha

CEO and Co-Founder

Mudassir looks after growth and expansion. He spent a decade in Silicon Valley before becoming a management consultant in Dubai.

Magnus Olsson


Magnus looks after product and technology. After moving to the region in 2006, he couldn’t wait to ditch his suit and tie and roll up his sleeves.

Abdulla Elyas

Co Founder

Dr Abdulla Elyas looks after our people. He knows that Careem’s key strengths lies in the extraordinary talent of its colleagues, and awesome company culture.