Careem

May 22, 2018 29 Comments

Approached by someone on LinkedIn. Any thoughts on this company

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  • Stay away. Bad upper management and terrible culture. I know someone who works there and regrets it.
    May 23, 2018 1
    • I could feel that from the interview process.
      May 24, 2018
  • It’s a good company started by McKinsey alum. Where are you based out of?
    May 22, 2018 3
    • OP
      US
      May 23, 2018
    • OP
      How do you know it’s good
      May 23, 2018
    • Heard good stuff about top mgmt, also Uber’s luxury equivalent in the Middle East. Where is the position?
      May 23, 2018
  • New lgraham
    Why is that this company is without a VP of engineering and product for so long? That should be a red flag. There is no senior development or product leadership folks. They have sold to Uber before IPO and run by consultants. No tech DNA. Stay clear.
    May 30 7
    • Google it aint me
      This “red flag” company is the fastest growing company in the Middle East. They must be doing something right.
      May 31
    • New lgraham
      Educate us on “fastest growing”
      May 31
    • Google it aint me
      This is a good opportunity for you to educate yourself. Go visit UAE, Saudi, Egypt, Jordan or Pakistan. See how widespread Careem’s service is. They are literally the Uber of those countries, and with no meaningful competition.

      Uber tried penetrating some of those markets and they couldn’t beat Careem, so they bought them.
      May 31
    • New lgraham
      Do you work for Google or Careem?
      May 31
    • Google it aint me
      Google
      May 31
    • New lgraham
      If you’re interested in Careem, suggest talking to a few people who work/have worked there beforehand. I used to work there and speak from experience.
      Jun 1
    • Google it aint me
      I would love to learn more. I’ll DM you.
      Jun 1
  • I interviewed. Personally I felt they are bit shady.
    May 23, 2018 4
    • OP
      Curious why you felt that way?
      May 23, 2018
    • Google tell me mo
      How was the interview?
      Feb 2
    • New / Eng
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      New Eng

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      Sqrtof-1more
      my opinion. Don't bother.
      Feb 7
    • New
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      memegen@more
      Yes. Bad bad experience.
      Apr 24
  • I have heard great things about the CEO/founder from folks who have worked with him. Not sure if he is able to infuse that in his company's culture.
    May 23, 2018 1
    • I have not heard great things about this company. I do not know about the CEO but heard management is a disaster and they lie to their teeth to get talent and go back on promises.
      May 24, 2018
  • Lyft lolissi
    Careem is the Arab Uber, they're quite successful, but pay cash only (no equity no nuffin).
    May 23, 2018 2
    • Careem HTkc53
      Not true, you get
      Equity at Careem
      Nov 14, 2018
    • Google / Eng user_name_
      Maybe it’s not significant enough to be considered part of compensation?
      Nov 23, 2018
  • Careem /v\ike
    What would you like to know ?
    May 13 1
  • Careem Idea
    Love to hear more on this...we’ve hired some great talent in Berlin and Dubai. Founders are super cool and humble.
    Apr 18 1
    • Great talent? Tell us more. Super cool founders = irrelevant.
      Apr 26
  • Amazon / Product
    rUCK Fules

    Amazon Product

    BIO
    disgruntled employee
    rUCK Fulesmore
    Careem is Ubers top competitor in the some Arab and Asians countries.
    Not sure how they TC is structured though
    May 23, 2018 0

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