Palestinian schoolchildren inspect new laptops at a school in Rafah, Gaza
The Palestinian technology exhibition Expotech was held in Ramallah earlier this month, for the ninth year in a row. The theme of this year’s exhibition was “the pledge for innovation” and for the first time a special section of the exhibition was dedicated solely to tech start-ups. © Said Khatib - AFP
Palestinian schoolchildren inspect new laptops at a school in Rafah, Gaza
Last updated: April 29, 2013

Six leading Palestinian tech start-ups

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The Palestinian technology exhibition Expotech was held in Ramallah earlier this month, for the ninth year in a row. The theme of this year’s exhibition was “the pledge for innovation” and for the first time a special section of the exhibition was dedicated solely to tech start-ups.

Middle Eastern entrepreneurship platform Wamda attended Expotech this year and brings us the list of six young companies highlighted as the current leading Palestinian tech start-ups:

Art Technologies
Software company that created the popular Android mobile game X-Bugs.

Yamsafer
Simple low-rate hotel booking platform for the Middle East region, which recently secured a $1 million capital investment.

TTaword
A custom website management service and social media marketing provider.

Interactive Management Solutions
A company providing customer relationship management solutions, whose founder Wesam Faris recently relocated from Chicago to Palestine.

IRIS Interactive Technologies
Builds interactive displays, interfaces, and will be involved in building the first multimedia tourism center in Jenin.

IDEVATOR
Social gaming developer whose recently-released game “Ethadani berasmak” already has tens of thousands of players.

Read the full report about start-ups at Expotech on Wamda.com.

Vera Illugadóttir
Vera is an arabic student from Iceland. She has been an intern with Your Middle East since October 2012. Follow Vera on her popular blog http://lemurinn.is/
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