Forbes publishes Yalla President’s opinion on digital entertainment startups in Mena

DubaiUAE, August 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Yalla Group Limited (“Yalla” or the “Company”) (NYSE: YALA ), a leading voice-centric social networking and entertainment platform Middle Eastern and North Africa (MENA) announced today the chairman of the group Dr. Saifi IsmailAn article has been published on, one of the most famous business authorities in the world.

Mr. Ismail is a respected voice in the technology industry and widely regarded as an expert in the MENA region. His article, which focuses on growth opportunities for digital entertainment startups in MENA, highlights his deep experience in MENA and his comprehensive understanding of the region’s unique culture, traditions and values. Furthermore, Mr. Ismail shares his astute insights into the macro landscape and investment trends among local and international players in MENA’s online entertainment sector.

Since joining Yalla in 2019, Mr. Ismail has worked to advance Yalla’s vision of building the most popular destination for online social networking and entertainment activities in MENA. In 2022, Mr. Ismail was also selected to the Forbes Business Council, an invitation-only, professional organization for CEOs and other entrepreneurs. As a member of the Forbes Business Council, Mr. Ismail will work with Forbes’ professional editorial team to share his expert insights on original business articles on and contribute to published Q&A panels with other respected industry leaders.

About Yalla Group Limited

Yalla Group Limited is the largest voice-centric social networking and entertainment platform Middle Eastern and North Africa (MENA). The company operates two flagship mobile applications, Yalla, a voice-centric group chat platform, and Yalla Ludo, a casual gaming application featuring online versions of board games, popular in MENA, with in-game voice chat and localized Majlis functionality. Building on the success of Yalla and Yalla Ludo, the company has expanded its content, creating a region-focused, integrated ecosystem dedicated to meeting the evolving online social networking and entertainment needs of MENA users. The ecosystem includes YallaChat, an IM product tailored for Arabic users; Waha, a social networking product designed for the metaverse; And games like Yalla Baloot and 101 Okey Yalla have been developed to sustain the region’s vibrant local gaming communities. Yalla is also actively exploring outside of MENA, having launched Yalla Parchis, a ludo game designed for the South American market. Yalla’s mobile applications provide a seamless experience that fosters a sense of loyalty and belonging, establishing highly dedicated and engaged user communities through attention to detail and a localized appeal that deeply resonates with its users. Additionally, through its holding subsidiary, Yalla Game Limited, the company has expanded its capabilities in mid-core and hard-core game distribution in the MENA region, leveraging local expertise to bring exciting new content to its users.

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