Author Archives: Robert Carroll

About Robert Carroll

Robert Carroll is an investment expert at Oasis 500 in Amman, Jordan. He also leads the Jordan chapter of Startup Grind, powered by Google for Entrepreneurs. You can find his advice for entrepreneurs and VCs at

More Maktoobs to Come

Some are concerned that Maktoob’s stellar success was a one-off. They needn’t be. Five years ago, two Jordanian entrepreneurs sold their startup to one of the largest Internet companies in the world. Appropriately named Maktoob (Arabic for “letter”), it was…