Hany O. Soliman

Hany O. Soliman



Hany Soliman is equipped with 18 years of diversified experience in business development and strategic management serving SMEs and entrepreneurs in several countries and across different sectors; Banking, document management, telecom and more recently, fintech. 


Hany used to head Commercial International Bank-Egypt Innovation & Digital Strategic Alliance department where he was responsible for building the digital business value proposition and articulating the strategy to serve the unbanked segment through mobile products and payment solutions to achieve financial inclusion. He also worked to support startups and the entrepreneurship ecosystem to complement the Innovation department’s business proposition. This led to CIB being positioned as the FinTech hub in the Egyptian market. 


Throughout his career, Hany has participated in many strategic initiatives and programs as an advisor and mentor to SMEs and entrepreneurs on how to benefit from banking services and have access to finance at different stages of their lifecycle along with his involvement in several investment committees and angel investment activities that got him deeply engaged with several startups in the market.

His knowledge is backed by an ICFA from the Chartered Institution for Securities and Investment in London and an MBA from Phoenix University.


In his current role, Hany leads -MENA’s award winning fintech solution provider -PayTabs, Egyptian operations in  joint venture with EFG Finance.

All sessions

Session 2: How to Secure Your 1st Million Dollar Funding

  • 1 December, 2020
  • 16:40 - 17:40