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Tradekey Logo.jpg
Type Private
Founded Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (June 2005 (2005-06))
Headquarters Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Area served Worldwide
Founder(s) Waleed Abalkhail, Junaid Mansoor
Key people
  • Waleed S Abalkhail (Chairman)[1]
  • Junaid Mansoor (CEO)
Industry Internet
Products E-commerce
Services Digital marketing, B2B, tradeshow marketing
Employees 450 is a Saudi Arabia-based e-commerce company that provides digital marketing, business-to-business, business development solutions and tradeshow marketing services. It also provides buyer consultancy and industry key account management solutions. The company was founded in 2005 when Waleed Abalkhail and Junaid Mansoor founded the website, to connect importers and exporters, buyers and suppliers across the world. has led the foundation of the e-commerce industry in Pakistan. The portal has many multilingual and country portals which connect local suppliers and traders to do business online. In September 2007, became the world’s first online business-to-business company that earned ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certification.[2] has been cited as a successful option for entrepreneurs in its "All-Star Student Entrepreneurs Report".[3] In 2011, was named as the 50th fastest Pakistani growing company in the Middle East.[4] In October 2011, launched a women incubation center to promote women entrepreneurship in Pakistan and other developing countries.

Tradekey has joined hands with the World Bank and the International Trade Centre to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Tunisia, Morocco, and Jordan. The project began in July 2014 but officially started in October 2015.[5]


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  4. "Pakistan ranks second in Arabia Fast Growth 500 list". Retrieved 2011-12-05.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "The World Bank and the ITC partner to support SMEs in Tunisia, Morocco, and Jordan enter one of the world's largest Virtual Market Places". International Trade Centre. Retrieved 2015-09-23.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>