Paul Kenny | Managing Director
AYM Commerce | United Arab Emirates

Paul Kenny, Managing Director, AYM Commerce

Paul Kenny is one of the leading technology founders in the Middle East. Having founded his first venture at the age of 25 Paul went on to start 4 companies before the age of 30. At the age of 28 Paul exited his first venture and is now a Managing Director at AYM which is investing into growth companies in the Middle East

Paul is one of the most important figures in the Internet space in the MENA region and is an active investor, mentor and advisor to numerous companies around the world.

Paul has been selected as the 10th most influential person under the age of 30 in the Middle East, one of the 25 most important people in technology in the region, in the Top 10 Entrepreneurs in the Middle East and one of the 30 under 30 shaping Ireland's future.

In September and October 2012 Paul won the Middle East Entrepreneur of the Year by Gulf Business and the Ernst & Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year highlighting the explosive growth achieved so early in his career.

Paul is currently running the Bindawood and Danube Online Grocery which is now one of the fastest growing technology companies in the Middle East. He is also an active mentor, coach and business advisor with extensive experience with C Suite teams and Governments.


Seamless ME 2018 day 2 @ 15:20

STARTUP PANEL: Show me the money: challenges of raising early funding

  •     Having a clear vision of deploying raised capital 
  •     Identifying the scalable costs of customer acquisition 
  •     Demonstrating a scalable business model 
  •     Proving your worth it: applying market validation to products and services 
  •     Choosing the right investor who believes in your vision 

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