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The MENA's Foremost Translation Agency, Tarjama, Raises $5 Million In Series A Funding Round

The investment round will enable Tarjama pursue growth opportunities and scale its business operations.


Tarjama, the Middle East’s leading language service provider, raises $5 million in Series A funding round led by Saudi-based Anova Investments.

This investment round will enable Tarjama pursue growth opportunities and scale its business operations; “The strategic partnership with Anova will further strengthen Tarjama’s ability to expand and support its offerings in all markets, especially in the Saudi market,” Nour Alhassan, Tarjama’s CEO and Founder says.

Furthermore, the investment will allow the company to further boost its technology platforms. Such platforms will focus on Arabic content and translation services, including the Ureed Platform, the region’s first and only dedicated online marketplace focusing on translation and content services.

With the series A funding round, Tarjama will have the capacity to launch its specialised Arabic machine translation engine which will employ artificial intelligence along with other technology products related to the translation and content industry.

Tarjama was founded in 2008 by Nour Alhassan, Tarjama’s Chief Executive Officer. Tarjama has a presence in eight countries and, since its founding, has translated over 500 million words. Tarjama’s portfolio offers translation services in over 150 languages, including Asian, African, and European language pairs.

The company employs over 130 full-time translation specialists and experts at its offices in the UAE, KSA, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon and the United States. Since its inception 11 years ago, Tarjama established numerous partnerships and long-term relationships with public and private sector stakeholders, both regionally and globally.

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