ProTenders featured in The National Newspaper. A fascinating insight into the making of the award winning construction platform. Read on!

A construction start-up well ahead of its time. Karim Helal created ProTenders to fill a gap, but the industry – and the internet – weren’t ready.

Karim Helal, chief executive and founder of ProTenders, had to pivot his business as a result of being too early for the Mideast market.

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ProTenders Ranks #14 in Top 20 Construction Management Software Report by Capterra

ProTenders is proud to announce its ranking at #14 in Capterra’s Top 20 Construction Management Report for 2017.

“This ranking is an important validation of how the ProTenders platform has grown over the last 18 months and of the hard work, resourcefulness of our extraordinary team, and we are grateful to Capterra for this recognition”, said Karim Helal, CEO & Co-Founder of ProTenders.


Rachel Wille, Senior Product Research Analyst at Capterra commented, “Our research team listed the most popular construction management software on the market today.” She added “The Capterra Market Score is used to determine popularity and is a weighted formula that includes the total number of customers, the total number of users and the social presence of construction software. With more than 10,000 customers and users, Protenders was able to rank in the top 15.”

Capterra helps businesses find the right software by taking into account the total number of customers, users and social presence of hundreds of different software options. The free web service now hosts over 200,000 software user reviews of product comparisons to ensure the right business solutions.

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ProTenders has been handpicked to be part of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center, (Sheraa).


ProTenders has been handpicked from dozens of companies to be part of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center, (Sheraa).

Karim Helal, CEO & Founder of ProTenders commented: ” We are honoured to have been selected and proud to be part of such a forward thinking initiative, and look forward to connecting with Entrepreneurs, Mentors, Investors and Decision Makers in Sharjah.”

According to Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qassimi, Chairperson of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), the establishment of Sheraa aims to provide the youth of Sharjah a platform to share new ideas. “To help the economy flourish and to be a player in the region and the world, we are launching the Sheraa Center, which reflects our complete belief in the ability of our youth to make a difference and positively contribute in the enhancement of our economy and development of our society,” said Sheikha Budour.

Marwan Bin Jassim Al Sarkal, Chief Executive Officer of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) said, “Entrepreneurship has become an important factor in determining economic development in many countries. Invention and innovation in entrepreneurship is an important factor that greatly helped the major countries such as like US, Canada and Taiwan, among others, develop and grow. According to the Entrepreneurship and Development Institute, UAE occupied first place in supporting entrepreneurship and we strive to achieve first place internationally in this sector,” he said.