Founded in 2015. Machine Ventures lives up to its vision of "Transforming Ideas into Companies"
Machine started out only with a lean team, maximizing the power of technology. Growing exponentially to develop multiple successful businesses, our company strives to provide innovate solutions to meet the needs of all.
Our Machinists have the passion and ability to make things happen fast, without fear of failure.
There is always more to build.
We go to the core of human experiences to come up with amazing ventures with great potential. What can we do to make everyone's lives easier? Where are we most needed? Creativity is just genius at play.
We translate these ideas to executions and quickly build, version after version. Our top talents come together to develop the ventures, experiment and have fun while they're at it. Here at Machine, there are no mistakes, only learning.
We hustle to grow the business. Our dreams are constantly pushing us to find new solutions and shake up markets and industries. There are no finish lines to visions as big as ours.
Aside from being the Founder and CEO of HeyKuya, Machine's first venture in the Philippines that was sold just 6 months after its launch, Shahab was among founding team of 3 companies prior to that. After starting his first company by the age of 13 that was able to change the way music is distributed in his home country, by 16 he moved into sports and media by being part of the team that started Tarafdari, Iran's Biggest Independent Sports News Agency with more than a million visitors monthly. After graduating and getting his degree in Business Administration, he later on joined Rocket Internet and launched their carpooling platform, Tripda in the Philippines.
Farouk Meralli is the Founder and CEO of mClinica, a venture-backed healthcare data and analytics company operating across Asia. Prior to mClinica, Farouk held senior roles at global pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer, Sanofi-Aventis, and Roche where he focused on data and analytics, product marketing, and patient programs in the emerging markets. Farouk is actively involved in the startup scene in southeast Asia and has invested in and advised over ten startups in the healthcare, fintech and consumer internet segments. At Machine Ventures, he is involved in a strategic, non-operating role in the development of its portfolio companies. Farouk holds a Bachelors from McGill University and a Masters from Harvard University.
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