Mark Chahwan started Sarwa with his co-founder Jad Sayegh to popularize robo-advisors in the Middle East. But there are obstacles standing in the path to success, including the region's
Ambareen Musa founded financial product comparison site Souqalmal in 2012, a time when she says people in the Middle East weren't talking about fintech. Watch the video to find out what she thinks
Talal Bayaa, co-founder of insurance and HR solutions technology company Bayzat, thinks that everyone is interested in a better customer experience. Bayaa, along with his
"What are your weaknesses?" can be a tricky question to answer—at a job interview, candidates are trying to make a good impression on the employer, so admitting to weaknesses might feel unwise. We
Bridg is a mobile payment platform that uses a Bluetooth-like connection instead of the internet. Its co-founder, Moussa Beidas, says the payment sector within fintech will become mainstream
Jewelry has continued to be a lucrative business in the Middle East. In 2017, the demand for jewelry worldwide reached 2053.6 tonnes, up from 2135.5 tonnes in 2016, according to World Gold Council.
Fintech startup CashBasha estimates that as much as 70% of people in the Middle East region are disenfranchised and unbanked. With their eCommerce technologies, they aim to bridge the financial gap
Forbes listed 23 billionaires in Africa this year, nine of whom are from North Africa. These billionaires of North African origin had a combined net worth of $25.7 billion.
The list is dominated