Saudi Entrepreneur on Middle-eastern Ecommerce

In Saudi Arabia, ecommerce is new and challenging, compared to its mature and sophisticated state in the United States. Hamza el Bayed is co-founder of a Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ecommerce company called Ora La Moda, which sells fashion apparel.

I recently spoke with him about the hurdles in launching an ecommerce company in the Middle East. What follows is the full audio interview and the transcript of it, edited for length and clarity.


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