|Born||September 7, 1991|
|Education||Bachelor’s Degree in Politics|
|Alma mater||University of Leeds|
|Years active||2010 - present|
|Organization||2010 - present|
|Known for||2010 - present|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
Alamine (Ally) Fekaiki (born 7 September 1991) is a British-Iraqi entrepreneur, photographer, and filmmaker. He is the founder of Juno, an employee-centered marketplace that specializes in connecting working individuals to the best available wellbeing benefits. Under the leadership of Fekaiki, Juno, within a year, expanded its services to over 30 countries globally and has become one of the leading employee-wellbeing marketplaces for professionals.
Born in London, United Kingdom, Fekaiki has been widely covered in the high tier media for his firm Juno, including PR Week, Campaign Live, Business Insider, Sifted, and others.
Early life and education
Fekaiki was born on 7 September 1991 in Kingston-upon-Thames. His parents were Iraqi political refugees who escaped the political persecution of Saddam Hussein.
Fekaiki completed his high-school education at Epsom College in Surrey. Fekaiki then enrolled in the University of Leeds, where he pursued his bachelor’s degree in Politics. Fekaiki graduated in 2014.
Fekaiki began his professional career in 2010 when he started working as a reportage intern at Getty Images, a leading internet platform known for its vast range of visual content. He worked for four months with Getty, where he was responsible for photo retouching, copywriting, and assisting the photographers.
In 2015, Fekaiki worked for a period of five months at PawSquad, a marketplace that connects pet owners to pet care providers. By the end of 2015, Fekaiki joined DeVries UK, a consumer lifestyle PR agency, as the Art Director. Fekaiki worked for over a year with this firm, during which he worked alongside numerous notable clients, including Pepsi, Tropicana, Zippo, Krispy Kreme, Benefit Makeup, and others.
In 2016, Fekaiki joined Cleo Al, a financial services firm located in London. He worked for over a year with this firm as head of growth.
Fekaiki started working for Yolt, a financial services firm based in Amsterdam, as a head of user engagement. He worked for over a year with this firm and left in 2018.
Fekaiki joined LOQBOX, another financial services firm based in Bristol, after his exit from Yolt in 2018. He worked for almost a year with this firm as head of growth.
In 2019, Fekaki founded Juno, an employee-centered marketplace headquartered in London, England. Juno specializes in designing personalized programs for companies and clients that ensure workplace wellbeing and benefits. Juno focuses on the mental health awareness of employees and provides access to individual tailored rewards, which offer a range of services such as counseling, gift hampers, laundry services, and others. Juno, within a year of its foundation, spread across 30 countries globally and has worked on over 500 projects for numerous clients such as Tickitto, Fuel Ventures, Kandidate, Good Soul Hunting, Matchable, and others. Juno has already raised £650,000 in a funding round led by venture-capital group Fuel Ventures.
Fekaiki is fluent in Arabic and English.
In the media
- "Ally Fekaiki - Juno". www.amazon.com. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
- "Startup for 10: Lumio". TechSPARK.co. 9 October 2019. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
- "How startups are supporting Europe's coronavirus efforts". Sifted. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
- "Ally Fekaiki Bio". generalassemb.ly. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
- "About – Ally Fekaiki". Medium. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
- "Founder stories: An Unleashed Q+A with AllyFekaiki, Founder at Juno: the life company". Medium. 31 July 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
- "Ally Fekaiki on Behance". Behance. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
- "Ally Fekaiki — Bristol Creative Agency". Sparro House. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
- Burroughs, Callum. "The coronavirus lockdown has made mental health startups more important than ever, according to founders and investors. Here's why the sector is exploding". Business Insider. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
- Delahunty, Stephen. "Agency execs launch app to tackle the industry's 'wellbeing crisis'". www.prweek.com. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
- "Agency executives launch app to tackle industry's 'well-being crisis'". www.campaignlive.co.uk. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
- "Ally Fekaiki". Intelligent People. Retrieved 7 December 2020.