Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 3 April 2020

Business Extra: Ankur Shah, ex-CFO of Careem, on being part of a $3.1 billion unicorn

How can you successfully scale your start-up to achieve a $1 billion valuation? Careem's ex-CFO explains how

For any tech start-up the aim is reaching a $1 billion valuation - but how do you get there and how hard is the path to unicorn status? We find out from someone who has done it.

Hosts Mustafa Alrawi and Kelsey Warner are joined by Ankur Shah, who was formerly the chief financial officer of ride-sharing company Careem and departed this year once the $3.1 billion sale of the company to Uber had been completed.

In this episode:

Ankur Shah on Careem (0m 35s)

What can start-ups do today? (14m 09s)

Headlines (26m 45s)

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