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With 360VUZ Be Anywhere You Want to Be from Anywhere in the World from Your Phone

Dubai-based 360 VUZ application is the number one 360º mobile app that enables you to watch 360 views pre-recorded or live exclusive videos of destinations, latest events, and behind the scenes (or backstage) content. It is backed by top-tier Venture Capital funds from Silicon Valley.

Founder

Khaled Zaatarah: The founder and CEO of 360VUZ, Zaatarah is very passionate about innovation, creativity and tech. Khaled previously worked with Procter and Gamble for 6 years, as a Brand Operations Marketing/Communication Leader where he managed to grow the business by double-digit, year on year. Some of the brands he managed were Gucci, Hugo Boss, Stella McCartney‎, Alexander McQueen, Max Factor, Dolce Gabanna, Lacoste, and SKII. He was nominated as the Entrepreneur of the Year by Entrepreneur Magazine and has also featured in some of the top business publications such as Forbes, CNN, Reuters, and many more. He has managed to build a client and partners portfolio, including major global firms such as Facebook, Apple, Sony, Emaar, Snapchat, Universal, Samsung and many more.

Khaled dreams to help and touch millions of people's lives around the world, build a hyper-connected world and bring about a better chance. For Zaatarah, " time is the most valuable asset in our lives". With 360VUZ he helps Teleport and Connects people in time to top happenings around the world to Access the Impossible with full authenticity by using their Live 360º on-demand Teleporter video streaming mobile app. He is on the right path to connect the world without the constraints of time, access, control and distance. Zaatarah attracted the best talent in the region to be part of his tech startup who have left top companies such as Apple, Microsoft, RedBull, Pepsi, Etisalat, MBC, OSN, iCflix, and Integral, to join 360VUZ.

Founded Date

Jan 1, 2017

Headquarters Regions

Greater Los Angeles, Western US

Company Type
For-Profit

Total Funding Amount

$8.75 million

With the Covid-19 crisis leading to travel bans, event cancellations, and lockdowns around the world over the past several months, it is no surprise people have been looking for virtual experiences during their stay at home. It was the 360VUZ mobile Teleporter app that came to the rescue. It captures and delivers 360-degree live streams in amazing quality and supports in building the ecosystem for live and on-demand video and VR to become a mainstream experience for exclusive happenings, sporting events, concerts, influencer appearances, and more.

The users feel that they are immersed and virtually present in these events. 360VUZ Teleporter mobile app already has a strong global rollout, connecting users in over 15 countries with a user engagement increase of more than 571% in 2019 as compared to the previous year. The mobile app has been ranked #1 in the Entertainment category on App Store ahead of top players such as Netflix and Shahid. In 2020, 360Vuz had raised $5.8 million in a Series led by Shorooq Partners along with the participation of KBW Ventures, Vision Ventures, Hala Ventures, Media Visions, 500 Startups, and some other ‘top global investment firms”. Recently, 360VUZ has been listed in Forbes Middle East’s 50 Most-Funded Startups.

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