In support of local startups & entrepreneurs in Amman and Jordan – we are going to keep you updated with some tech and non-tech companies that our local entrepreneurs have started.
The Jo Shop
The Jo Shop is a website that sells various local Jordanian and Arabian products.
The products that Jo Shop sells vary from handmade crafts, to jewelry, books, accessories, food items, dead sea skin products and more. This startup brings together different local Jordanian talents to the world of online shopping. The website delivers world wide, so if you’d like to send your friends or loved ones aboard a taste of JO, or you live abroad yourself and would like to order some local products, check out the JO Shop.
Al Housh recently launched their beta website, this new startup is a physical and virtual expo for Arab art and design. They create a traveling exhibit and forum that brings together successful artists and designers from around the Arab world and creates an e-commerce web portal where their work is sold and shipped world wide.
A very friendly lay-out, great intro videos by the artists, and some wonderful work by artists and designers to be proud of!
Some of the products sold on Alhoush.com are; art (paintings, print, sculpture), furniture and accessories, Fashion design (clothing, accessories, jewelry) and Crafts from community empowerment projects.
This new startup is an online music center that teaches users how to play musical instruments through pre‐recorded video lessons. You no longer have to haul yourself to a teacher’s home or class. You can do it in the comfort of your home!
Some lessons are free, others at a cost. Current instruments are guitar, oud & Tableh, but many more will be coming soon!
A newborn startup that makes gifting easier and hassle-free! Ihdeeny.com simplifies gift giving, rather than driving around the busy streets of Amman trying to find a gift for your loved one, friend or relative – you can just log on and pick and choose the perfect gift from the comfort of your own home.
This startup also offers a great platform to create your own gift registry for any occasion; birthdays, housewarmings, weddings, graduations or baby showers.
What’s great about this website is the fact that you can pay for your order upon delivery (COD) if you want to avoid using your credit card online.
The Howto.com of the Middle East has launched! Ekeif is an online platform for short "how‐to” Arabic video content with a mission to develop the largest Arabic high quality how to short videos database catering Arabs worldwide for free!
Their videos are currently on Facebook, and youtube – website will launch soon.
Go local, support local!