Tarek Amin

Tarek Amin

CEO of Digital at Adline Media Network

Startupbootcamp Smart City Dubai Mentor

Tarek Amin is CEO of Digital at Adline Media Network one of the biggest independent media-marketing networks with strong local operations in all major Arab markets, where he established the Digital business for the group.

Tarek is a successful serial entrepreneur & angel investor who founded and successfully sold the premier online recruitment and career development portal in the MENA before the turn of the millennium.

Following his passion for startups, Tarek founded Zanad.tv the first animation studio in the MENA region with a core competency in video animation and brand character development. His latest venture is Dubai Angel Investors (DAI) an angel network supporting the startup ecosystem in MENA, where he serves as a permanent member of the Investment Committee.

Amongst his ventures Tarek establishing Connect Ads in 2000. He later served as managing partner & executive producer at Alkarma Edutainment were he launched Pan Arab drama series Al Jami3a and other original programming as well as signing a master licensing agreement with Sesame Workshop.

Having diverse experience in founding, monetizing, and managing businesses across Print, TV, and Digital Media, Tarek has served as an advisor, strategist and has successfully executed Fundraising and M&A’s north of 20M USD for some of the leading startups and media platforms across the Arab world.

With a passion in creating and nurturing a vibrant ecosystem for entrepreneurship, Tarek is an active mentor, advisor, speaker & judge in numerous events and networks and entrepreneurs from various parts of the world.