Ulugbek Yuldashev

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Ulugbek Yuldashev
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Born1985 (age 35–36)
Known forFounder & CEO of Awok.com

Ulugbek Yuldashev is a entrepreneur best known as founder of Awok.com, one of the largest e-commerce retailers in the Arab World.[1] He founded the online store in 2013,[2] which commenced operations, by selling electronics and gadgets and closed down by May 2020 due to lack of funds.

Early life[edit]

Ulugbek Yuldashev was born in Osh, Kyrgyzstan.[3]


Yuldashev has had a flair for business since an early age and started his first company in 2003 when he was 18 years old. It was a retail and wholesale business in Kyrgyzstan. In 2006,[4] Yuldashev moved to Dubai and found a wholesale company called Alifco LLC followed by entering the e-commerce industry in the region with brand name AWOK.com in 2013.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Awok, the Gulf Amazon: an Arab success story". KAWA.
  2. ^ "Generation Start-up: Awok founder solving a retail problem for UAE's underserved mass market". The National (Abu Dhabi). 12 August 2017. Retrieved 20 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Awok History: How I created Awok.com". thenational.ae. Retrieved 2015-05-15.
  4. ^ Gutcher, Lianne (May 16, 2015). "Day in the life: E-commerce chief committed to the task". The National. Retrieved May 16, 2015.
  5. ^ Staples, Andrew (12 March 2017). "E-tailer Awok looks to expand in the GCC". Gulf News. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Awok.com launches in Saudi Arabia". Trade Arabia. Retrieved 18 November 2017.

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