After taking Dubai by storm with his social media agency-plus-app ‘I am Dubai’, young entrepreneur and social media maverick Kareem Elmashad is ready to take on the world, starting with Saudi Arabia and Ukraine. On the lines of 'I am Dubai', Kareem is going to launch similar apps in these two countries, namely 'I am Saudi' and 'I am Kyiv'.
The mobile app ‘I am Dubai’ collaborates with the finest dining restaurants of the city and top models who promote those places with their social media presence. In return, the models get free meals and other exclusive services at the establishments. No wonder Kareem Elmashad is the toast of the social scene in Dubai these days.
Now isn’t that innovation at its best!
With the revolution that social media is today, Kareem Elmashad is a force to reckon with in the world of internet. His social media agency ‘I am Dubai’ runs on this unique business model, which collaborates with fine-dining restaurants and models, who partner with these restaurants and receive free meals and services in return. The models are also expected to hype the establishments on Instagram.
For the agency, Kareem is careful to select only models associated with a reputed modeling agency. This is because he believes that such models have a considerable reach on social media. The models sign up on the agency’s Instagram page or their website. This way, the influencers, a.k.a. models, get to the right platform while the establishments get promotions. Kareem Elmashad today knows how to maximize the use of social media and 'I am Dubai' is a result of that insight! His Instagram page @kareemelmashad is proof of his growing fan following as well as influence.
Speaking about upcoming launches, Kareem says, “With 'I am Dubai', we are planning to enter the Middle East market by offering the best of our services and it is one of the most important and influential markets in the world.”
Explaining further, the proud founder says, “Our team works from offices in Kiev, Ukraine and Dubai to maintain the site and the app. The entire business is done online, and this gives us the flexibility we need.”
At a time when content creators are minting money through their presence on social media, Kareem Elmashad has chosen this unique concept for which he is not only being widely recognized but has also been honored with the title of “Influencer of the Year”, not once or twice, but thrice!
With the expansion to Saudi Arabia and Ukraine, Kareem is testing new waters, by providing exemplary services to the choicest of clientele. Buoyed by the success his app and business has achieved in Dubai, this gentleman entrepreneur is hoping for more of the same in the new markets too.
So, the next time you are in Dubai, or Saudi or Kyiv, do look up the Instagram pages of ‘I am Dubai’ @i.amdubai series of apps for a high-end dining experience or website www.iamdubai.co !
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