Yousef El Sammaa

Yousef El Sammaa

CEO,
Falak Startups

Yousef is the former co-founder and CEO of Taqalid Inc., the parent company of ElWafeyat.com and inmemoryof.com. Taqalid Inc. has received funding and mentorship from both Flat6labs in Cairo and 500 Startups in Silicon Valley. Under Yousef’s leadership, El Wafeyat has grown to become the first and largest online obituary portal in the Middle East. The company managed to raise EGP 1.6 million at a valuation of EGP 16.8 million. He is also a founding member of the Venture Lab Accelerator at The American University in Cairo (AUC) and a founder of “The Hit,” an online show developed in partnership with Souq.com and AUC.