Ride-hailing services have received a lot of attention in recent years as they disrupt traditional transport industries. Uber might be the most well known of these companies, but there are many other startups that are competing in the ride-hailing space. In the Middle East - Careem operates in 100 cities offering users an experience that is tailored to the local market, and they've attracted more than USD $570m in venture funding. In this episode of Moonshot we speak with Mudassir Sheikha, the CEO and Co-Founder of Careem.
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