Forbes revealed MENA’s 20 Women Behind Middle Eastern Tech Brands 2022 featuring two Lebanese women.
According to Forbes, Women in the MENA region are taking up leading roles and are now establishing very successful businesses.
The 20 Women Behind Middle Eastern Tech Brands 2022 list highlights the female founders and cofounders of the Middle East’s most successful tech platforms and apps.
The 2022 list focuses on women from 17 nationalities within 13 sectors.
Forbes made its selection according to the tech brands endorsed by celebrities, the number of countries they are present in, the number of social media followers, the years of experience, the amount of external funding, and more.
Here are the two Lebanese women featured in Forbes’ 20 Women Behind Middle Eastern Tech Brands 2022:
A mother and tech enthusiast, Nadine Mezher is the co-founder of Sarwa, a financial advisory platform established in 2017.
Co-founded by Mark Chahwan and Jad Sayegh, Sarwa now serves more than 80,000 users. They released Sarwa Trade in 2021, a zero-commission, zero transfer fee, trade podium.
During the same year, it raised $15 million in funding from the Mubadala Investment Company, Hambro Perks Oryx Fund, HALA Ventures, and Middle East Venture Partners.