Meet the Rockstar Founders Headlining Step 2024

January 31, 2024 by STEP Conference

Step 2024 is just around the corner, and the founders in our line-up are set to steal the spotlight 

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After a career in high-speed trading hedge funds and tech giants, Jad Sayegh co-founded the all-in-one investment platform Sarwa and has played a pivotal role in its success ever since. Recently, Sarwa celebrated its recognition as one of the Top 30 Fintech Companies by Forbes Middle East, underscoring its impactful presence in the financial sector.

jad sayegh, step 2024 speaker

Zuhair Shamaa, Co-founder & CEO of Zest Equity, a platform digitizing private market dealings. Zest Equity has recently closed a $3.8 million seed round and was recognized as one of the top 100 emerging companies in the UAE by Future 100.

zuhair shamaa, step 2024 speaker

Waseem Afzal, Founder & CEO of, leverages extensive years of regional experience in adtech, digital, and media. Having transitioned from leadership roles in top agencies, he successfully launched his venture, demonstrating expertise in product diversification and incubating innovative media solutions.

Meenah Tariq, Co-Founder & CEO of Metric, a financial intelligence solution for SMEs, observed the app going viral within the initial thirty days of its launch. By month ten, almost 100,000 businesses had adopted Metric across 174 countries, all through organic growth.

Grab your Step 2024 tickets now and ensure you’re front and center for the inspiring stories and insights that await ⭐️