Selected 2019

Anass Boumediene

  • Current company Eyewa
  • Country United Arab Emirates

About eyewa

eyewa is an online eyewear retailer selling colored and clear contacts lenses, sunglasses, eyeglasses to the fashion-forward millennial consumers in UAE and KSA. As an online-only retailer, eyewa can offer its customers 4-5x more SKUs than traditional retailers with nearly 100% availability and 10-15% cheaper prices. eyewa customers can shop anywhere from any device, receive their orders at home in 2-4 days, and have the options to pay with credit card or cash-on-delivery. The company recently raised a $7.5M Series A to fuel its international expansion in the GCC and to launch its own line of products.

About Anass

Anass Boumediene has a Masters in Management from ESCP Europe, a Bachelor in Finance from Concordia, and is a CFA and FRM charterholder. He has worked for Deutsche Bank in London, ACG Private Equity in Paris, and for Bain & Company and Foodpanda Middle East, prior to starting Eyewa with co-founder Mehdi Oudghiri.

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