Mounir Nakhla

  • Current company Halan
  • Location Egypt
  • Industry Mobility & Supply Chain

Halan is an on-demand ride-hailing and logistics company whose fleet consists of tuk tuks, motorbikes, and cargo tricycles. The company focuses on underserved communities that lack efficient, safe and reliable transportation options. Since Halan’s launch in November of 2017, it has facilitated over 4 million rides across Egypt and Sudan.

Mounir Nakhla, is the Founder and CEO of Halan, a tuk tuk and motorcycle ride-hailing and on-demand logistics app. Since its launch in November 2017, Halan has gained unparalleled traction, achieving over 1 million downloads and facilitating more than 10 million rides and becoming Africa’s fastest growing app.

Prior to Halan, Nakhla established what is now Egypt’s second largest microfinance company; Tasaheel. In less than four years since its establishment in 2015 Tasaheel has opened 200+ licensed branches across the country, employed 6000+ employees and has more than 500,000 active borrowers.

In 2010, Nakhla established Mashroey and assumed the role of its Managing Director. Mashroey is an asset-based microfinance company that focused on selling 2 and 3 wheelers. It has now added electronics, electrical appliances and affordable housing to its portfolio of products. Mashroey has 100+ branches and outlets across Egypt.

Nakhla also assumed progressive positions with Environmental Quality International (EQI) since 2000 until becoming EQI’s Managing Partner in 2008. He contributed enormously to EQI’s development to become Egypt’s leading microfinance consultancy with two operating subsidiaries in the sustainable ecotourism and microfinance loan-tracking software industries.

Nakhla holds a Master’s of Science in Environment & Development from the London School of Economics (2003), and a Bachelor of Science in International Business Studies from the European Business School (2000).

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