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About Alpha Apps

Our growth story is not too dissimilar from many of our clients. We recognized the impact the tech explosion would have on business and adapted our strategy accordingly.

Back in 2007 we were a handful of people building mobile apps in Germany.

Today we count 45 employees across Germany, Lebanon and the UAE and have three distinct business verticals:

Alpha Digital

Alpha Apps digital ventures- building the platforms, infrastructure and apps of tomorrow for today’s high growth enterprises

Alpha Labs

Alpha Labs - Our in house studio where we build, market and distribute our own products


Fennec Investments - Venture finance and technology services for startups


We’re fun, friendly, but most of all, our diversity is our strength!

Alpha Team

Meet some of our team members


Founder and CEO


Involvement: Investment, Product Development, Venture building processes Interests: Emerging technologies such as blockchain and AI.

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Co-Founder and CTO

Saed Alghorani

Involvement: Technical Leader, Digital Transformation, Systems Design interests: Coaching, New Technologies and Product Management.

Saed is a seasoned product manager and oversees delivery of bespoke applications for large public and private clients.

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Head of Technology

Hani Abu Shaer

Involvement: Mobile Software Engineering, iOS, Team Leader Interests: Agile, Semantic Technologies, ECommerce.

Hani is considered one of the best IOS developers in the world and has more than 10 years of software engineering experience.

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Head of Technology

Sami Sammour

Involvement: Systems Analysis, Business Analysis, Software Development Interests: Agile, Software Technologies.

Sami is responsible for developing and implementing custom backend technology with more than 10 years of experience in the field.

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Head of UX

Onur Witt

Involvement: Creative Lead, Product Design, User Experience, Interests: Human Computer Interaction, Cognitive Psychology and UX, Motion Design.

Onur studied Visual Communication and Applied Biology before going on to found two digital ventures of his own.

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Full Stack


Front End


Back End


Data Base






  • We start life as a mobile apps development team of just 2 people in Cologne, Germany.

  • Our first international expansion! We open our Middle East headquarters in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The team is now 6 strong.

  • As a result of successful growth and consistently improving our own internal processes we were able to develop owns apps and have them featured 15 times in the regional App Store.

  • Our work with international vendors and partners is rewarded. First we were selected by Github to be their MENA partner to facilitate their expansion in the region.

    Next, AWS used our Al Mwajaha app as a case study on how to scale infrastructure efficiently, using AWS Lambda, Cognito, Amazon Step Functions and DynamoDB Read Case Study

  • We developed the National Archives Mobile App for the UAE Government and won The Best Government App award for it.

    We were also recognized as one of the top 100 startups in the region by WEF.

  • We deepened our relationship with our partners and worked with Kudelski on security. We currently operate an anti-counterfeiting application alongside Kudelski for the World Customs Organization.

    Our in-house Cloud unit Falcon9 was acquired by BeSpin Global, a Chinese and Korean Cloud Management Provider Read More

    And we opened our second office in the UAE, as part of Area 2071 in Dubai. The current team is now 45.