Ali Zewail, Mohamed Nar
Social networking platform
Ali Zewail, who managed an IT firm in Cairo, teamed up with Mohamed Nar, a software developer who has been programing for the last 30 years. Their networking app allows users to segment their social life online by posting content based on relationships with friends, family or colleagues. Chaino has raised $1.3 million, mainly from angel investors. It has 35,000 registered users.