A Moroccan duo appeared in Forbes "30 Under 30" list of people involved in the development of Africa.
Rabat – In its Africa edition, Forbes Magazine unveiled, for the 5th consecutive year, its ranking of “30 under 30” who are changing the African continent. A Moroccan duo, recognized for their innovative projects, are listed among them.
Forbes Africa names, in its 2019 ranking, 120 entrepreneurs and innovators in total, divided into four categories: trade, technology, innovation, and sport. All in their own way rewriting the rules and taking bold new strides to advance Africa.
Morocco’s duo, Wissal Farsal (27 years old) and Khalid Machchate (26 years old), shone in the category “innovation.”
Farsal and Machchate, founders of K&W Technologies, make an inspiring “technology” duo. Their company, established 3 years ago, offers digital solutions and specializes in innovative products, including software.
Both entrepreneurs have built lengthy resumes. The duo have succeeded as brand designers, solution and strategy developers, digital marketing professionals, and in cyber-security solutions.
In 2017, they gained the recognition of their peers when they were awarded “DEMO Africa” as Entrepreneur of the Year. They were later awarded “Africa Lion” for the design of their product, “SOS Health,” a software solution used to detect traffic accidents and alert the nearest emergency service.
After successfully integrating the Silicon Valley acceleration program, their goal now is to create innovative solutions with social impact for their continent, Africa.