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Tamatem Inc.

Feeding the untapped 60 million Arabic smartphone users hungry for high quality Arabic mobile games.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Gaming
  • Location Mountain View, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 9
  • Website

Company Summary

Tamatem Inc is a mobile gaming studio and publisher focused on serving the 60 million Arabic smartphone users with high quality mobile games. Though Arabic is the fourth most spoken world language, less than 1% of apps are available in Arabic. We create language intensive games culturally relevant for the Arabic user. We focus on engaging casual quiz and trivia games, challenging the mind and building language skills. We are part of 500 startups.


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    Hussam Hammo
    CEO & Cofounder

    Built & Launched 1rst Arabic social Network in 2006 (1st place Entrepreneur Awards in Queen Rania National Entrepreneurship Competition & Global TiC Award in Taiwan 2007); 7 years online product design experience across social, online gaming and mobile in Arab world; founder of Wizards Productions, which had over 1 million users; Endeavour Entrepreneur since 2011; member of 500 startups

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    Sohaib Thiab

    4 years startup management and 7 years online marketing experience; with Hussam the last 7 years, with the creation of the 1st Arabic social network and cofounding their previous company, Wizards Productions; Endeavor Entrepreneur

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    Heather Reyhan Morgan
    Product Marketing Manager

    Former economist with background in project management; background in emerging markets, focusing on Middle East & North Africa; 2 years experience working with and consulting startups on marketing and business development; social media expert in the Middle East

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    Rami Ghazal
    Content Manager

    Rami handles community and content management for Tamatem's line of games


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    lori Hoberman

Previous Investors

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    500 Startups