Alain El Hajj; Mostafa Menessy; Islam Shawky
30 Under 30 – 2021

Alain El Hajj; Mostafa Menessy; Islam Shawky

Age: 28;27; 29

Occupation: Co-founders of Paymob

Nationality: Egyptian

Residence: Egypt

Category: Finance

Paymob is one of the leading digital payments facilitators in the region, having partnered with the Central Bank of Egypt to enable more than 45,000 merchants with POS devices. It has raised $18.5 million in Series A funding and employs more than 500 people. The company currently operates in Egypt, Palestine, Kenya, and Pakistan. It has implemented a digital wallet solution for companies such as Alex Bank, Banque du Caire, and Vodafone Egypt to enable digital payments since the start of the pandemic.