Entrepreneur. Thiel Fellow.

Forbes 30 Under 30.


James Kawas started Saily Inc, a company that developed one of the top-ranking shopping apps in the US with over 500,000 users. (The Saily team joined Japan's billion-dollar commerce giant Mercari, Inc ahead of its IPO). A recipient of the $100K Thiel Fellowship grant and a college dropout, the 22-year-old's work has attracted press attention from around the world and has been featured in publications like Forbes, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur Magazine, Yahoo! Finance, Bloomberg Businessweek, Mashable, and VICE. James is on the list of Forbes 30 Under 30 and has been honored "Young Entrepreneur Of The Year" in 2016 by Entrepreneur Magazine. Now working on Flyp, get the app.


James (Jihad) Kawas - Expo2020 Dubai
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James (Jihad) Kawas L'Orient Le Jour
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James Kawas - IPO at Mercari
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James (Jihad) Kawas MTV
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James (Jihad) Kawas Arabian Business
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James (Jihad) Kawas and Tim Cook
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James (Jihad) Kawas: TED Talk
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