Ammar Akhtar

Ammar Akhtar

CEO

Ammar Akhtar is an entrepreneur based in UAE since 2007 and has formed several successful initiatives since then mostly inclined towards mobility and technology. Also is the member startup mentorship committee in Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre.

He is the Founder and CEO of Finalrentals.com which is the largest car rental marketplace place in the UAE. Won the best digital business of the year 2018 (Gulf Capital Meed Award).

Nominated as top 5 disruptors to watch out for by SME10X in 2019. Also nominated as entrepreneur of the year 2019 by Entrepreneur Magazine as well as Gulf Capital Meed Awards 2019.

His company has won the Poland Prize by Techseed by ministry of economic development in Gdansk Poland and European Union Funds. Ammar is the brain behind the online booking systems for Budget, Thrifty, Dollar and many other companies in the UAE and has industry experience of over 15 years and has digitized the mobility industry in the UAE.

 

With an MBA from the prestigious Milano Politecnico MIP school of business in Milan. Global education has helped build global connections.

 

Speaker and mentor at Seamless Middle East, OEC OMAN and Marketing and Wolves Summit in Warsaw. Registered Speaker at Startup Hansa Summit in Poland as well as Web Summit in Lisbon.

 

References and Links:

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-6612251847698845696-NbZX

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-6609392811697680384-eknJhttps://magnitt.com/news/51314/finalrentals-is-uae-s-largest-car-rental-marketplace-search-select-and-rent-a-car-now-using-the-app-or-web

https://magnitt.com/news/51797/why-entrepreneurs-can-t-give-in-to-covid-19

https://www.autorentalnews.com/357537/covid-19-and-car-rental-challenges-from-a-platforms-view

https://gulfnews.com/business/flying-colours-renting-a-car-in-the-uae-just-got-easier-1.1546417583285

https://www.khaleejtimes.com/business/local/comparing-car-rentals-just-got-easier

 

Ammar’s dream is to make car rental reservations as easy as ordering food online. Last but not the least he would like to eradicate poverty as much as possible across the world and would love aspiring entrepreneurs find the right guidance and purpose of their startup.

He is currently expanding his dream and his organization in Europe in order to offer great car rental experience to the users in ME, EU and beyond.

Ammar can be reached on Linkedin as well.
http://www.linkedin.com/in/ammarakhtar

  • Location: UAE
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