January 30, 2023

Dina Samaan… 1st Arab Woman Who Co-founded Crypto Platform

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A large number of Arab women succeeded in being distinguished figures in the crypto field and among these figures is Dina Samaan. In the following lines, we will highlight Samaan’s inspiring career in the field of cryptocurrencies. 

Who Is Dina Samaan? 

Samaan is a Jordanian entrepreneur, who got a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Princess Sumaya University for Technology. She started her career in the real estate field then she realized the importance of cryptocurrencies currently, believing that they are the future of businesses and money. 

She worked on several projects related to crypto and blockchain generally. 

Founding CoinMENA Platform 

Samaan decided to transform her expertise in a practical step by taking part in founding the CoinMENA platform. She co-founded this platform in cooperation with Talal Tabbaa and Yazan El Barghoothi to be the first Arab woman who participated in establishing a platform for handling crypto. 

The platform has achieved great success, becoming the fastest-growing platform in the Middle East and North Africa region in a very short period. Samaan is currently the platform’s managing director, which is based in Bahrain.

CoinMENA is a fully regulated, Sharia-compliant crypto assets exchange, which is licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain. Its users can buy, sell, store, send and receive digital currencies securely as it also provides the advantage of depositing and withdrawing money using the local currency.

The platform’s main goal is to empower investors in the MENA region to take part in the digital economy globally. 

Samaan’s Vision toward Cryptocurrencies

Samaan believes that cryptocurrencies can redefine the global financial scene and revolutionize it. In more than one interview, she asserted the importance of cryptocurrencies and blockchain, especially in financial services. 

According to her, such cryptocurrencies will form an essential part of the global economy. And to achieve that, she believes that it is important to spread an adequate culture and raise the level of awareness of these currencies, in terms of their concept, applications, and capabilities that they enjoy, especially in the Arab world.

Middle Eastern Classification

In light of her several crypto achievements, Forbes Middle East selected Samaan in its list of 30 under 30, which features an inspiring young cohort of entrepreneurs, pioneers, creatives, and athletes, spanning six categories: sport, commerce, science & technology, money, creative, and impact.

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