Company: Property Finder Group
After moving to Dubai in 2004 from Switzerland, Lahyani launched the first real estate classified in the Middle East, in print and online. In 2011 the company embarked on regional expansion and now has over 200 employees in seven location. In 2015, he secured $20m from one of the largest tech funding rounds in the region, valuing the group at $200m. Lahyani also invests in start-up technology companies through Merro, an investment vehicle he founded with two partners.