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3. Ibrahim Mohamed

Age: 29
Occupation: Cofounder of Homzmart
Nationality: Egyptian
Residence: Egypt
Category: Commerce

Mohamed cofounded Homzmart in 2019. The online marketplace for furniture and home goods was designed to capitalize on the digitalization gap in the sector. In three years, the company secured over $40 million in funding from investors, including MSA Capital, Nuwa Capital, Rise Capital, Impact46, EQ2 Ventures, and Outliers Ventures. Previously Mohamed spent 11 years as a football player in the Egyptian league before getting a job at Jumia Group.