In less than a year since launch, the coffee-centric marketplace is already on the regional tech map.
COFE App, the coffee-centric marketplace app recently received the ’50 Top Tech Companies’ in Asia award. Organised by InterCon Conference, the event that brought together some of the best and brightest of the region’s technology companies under one roof was hosted at Grand Hyatt, Dubai between 14th and 16th October, 2019.
“Technological Innovation has always been a top priority for COFE App and the ‘Top Tech Companies’ Award by InterCon is an acknowledgement of our efforts in that direction. We are constantly looking to add ease to our user’s daily coffee rituals while offering them innovative services that help them save time and effort. None of this would have been possible had it not been for our team, our partners, our vendors and especially our users. I would like to take this opportunity to thank them for believing in COFE App,” says Ali Al Ebrahim, Founder and CEO of COFE App.
Established in Kuwait by coffee enthusiasts who conceptualised the future of taking the coffee business online, COFE App was developed in the Silicon Valley. Since its inception, the platform experienced a steady growth in its user base, which resulted in them winning a number of awards and accolades, as well as gaining critical acclaim at the convenience that the app provides.
With the beta version launched in Kuwait in February 2018, COFE App has been enabling customers to order and pay for their coffee online. With the app users have access to concierge services like get COFE at the coffee shop counter, office, car, classroom, hospital, and airport departures or have it delivered to their preferred address. The entire selection and purchasing process done through the app, which offers comprehensive menus and drink customisation options.
The Tech Innovation award comes to support the efforts of COFE App launching its unique COFE Maps service on the app, which allows users an interactive view of their closest COFE Shops. Over the past few months, the company has also been preparing for their global expansion by upscaling their tech capacity to accommodate multiple markets. Having recently closed their Series A funding round, COFE App is fully equipped and ready to operate throughout the region, starting with UAE and KSA, as early as next month. Additionally, COFE App also offers a highly customised Rewards Programme, where COFE lovers get rewarded by the brands they are loyal to, which shows the brand’s thorough understanding of their customers’ preferred habits.
“We have been immensely impressed with COFE App’s journey so far and are looking forward to seeing how they will surpass their current services and offerings. The app was ranked highly by our panel of judges on account of their innovativeness, market demand and future readiness. We are sure that in the near future, COFE App will be serving not just coffee lovers in Kuwait but across the globe,” says Imran Ali, Vice Chair of InterCon, Dubai.
COFE App was listed as the “Top 50 startups to watch for in the Arab World” by Forbes Magazine Middle East in 2018 and earlier this year COFE App’s founder also received the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ by Arabian Business Awards.
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