Talal Al Ajmi, Founder and CEO, Version International Markets (VI Markets)
Success is a big word and a great responsibility, but if you love what you do, you will definitely excel in life. You’ve probably heard sayings like this one about success and enjoying your work, but Talal Al Ajmi truly embodies this idea. Young Kuwaiti businessman Talal Al Ajmi has made a name for himself in the industry both in Kuwait and throughout the region thanks to his love of trading and the financial markets.
Talal Al Ajmi is a Kuwaiti entrepreneur who has achieved tremendous success in the business world as the founder and CEO of Version International Markets (VI Markets). Al Ajmi founded VI Markets in 2010, as a trading platform that caters to retail and institutional investors. With his unwavering determination, entrepreneurial spirit, and innovative approach, Al Ajmi has built a thriving business from the ground up and has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in the financial services industry.
Start of an Exciting Journey
Talal Al Ajmi was born and raised in Kuwait, and although he comes from a modest background, he says that his ambitions were always high from the beginning. He attended the University of Philadelphia to study information technology. Despite his background in IT, Al Ajmi says he has always been interested in and fascinated by the stock market. Stock trading during the 1990s was not the conventional career back then, as the masses perceived it to be difficult, risky, and uncertain. “During my years at the university, I was very keen to learn about stocks and trading. I would read about trending stocks and do research after I finished classes.” He goes on to say, “At about the same time, I also became interested in starting a business. However, I did gain valuable work experience at the reputed organizations I worked at before I took the plunge”
Al Ajmi’s journey in the business world began with the launch of VI Markets in 2021, and despite facing numerous challenges and obstacles, he was determined to succeed, and through dedication and perseverance, he worked tirelessly to build the company into a thriving and successful venture. His drive and determination quickly paid off, and the company quickly established itself as a leading provider of cutting-edge financial services and investment solutions for clients around the world.
Al Ajmi’s early experiences prepared him to navigate the company through its biggest challenges. He says, “During the initial years, the most significant challenge was capital and due to the lack of market knowledge, trading was deemed to be high risk and investors were reluctant to invest”
Today, VI Markets has become the “go-to online trading platform,” offering a wide range of financial instruments across forex and CFDs. Under forex, VI Markets offers majors as well as a multitude of currency pairs such as USD/SGD and USD/ZAR. It also trades in crypto assets as well.
Al Ajmi says, “The company’s mission is to reinvent the way the trading business works, and become one of the prominent names in online trading globally,”.
Key Attributes for Entrepreneurial Success
One of the key factors in Al Ajmi’s success is his ability to identify and capitalize on business opportunities. He is known for his innovative and forward-thinking approach to business and his ability to identify new trends and opportunities before they become mainstream. This has helped him to establish a reputation as a visionary leader and successful entrepreneur and has contributed to his success at VI Markets
One of the trends Al Ajmi is keen to leverage is ‘ Copy trading’ and as the name suggests, this involves tracking and imitating the trades and deals being carried out by a particular investor or account.
Another key aspect of Al Ajmi’s success is his commitment to providing high-quality financial services and investment solutions to his clients. He is dedicated to ensuring that his clients receive the best possible outcomes from their investments, and he is known to build his focus on delivering exceptional customer service. This has helped him in building his reputation as a responsible and trustworthy business leader and has earned him the loyalty of his clients.
The story of Talal Al Ajmi is one of unwavering determination and entrepreneurial spirit. Despite facing numerous challenges and obstacles, he has built a thriving business from the ground up and become one of the most well-known and respected figures in the financial services industry. Al Ajmi is constantly driven and committed to making a positive impact and motivating others to achieve great things, regardless of whether he is managing VI Markets, supporting innovation, or offering financial services to his clients. For young entrepreneurs and business leaders looking to achieve great things, Al Ajmi is an excellent role model and source of inspiration.