Youssef started his entrepreneurship journey in 2009. He started 2 companies that were quite successful. In 2009 he cofounded IriSoft, a company that works in the field of outsourcing web application development and in 2010 he founded klamwasora.com, an Arabic social network with 150K users focused on finding new friends based on geographic location. He holds a M.Sc. in Computer Aided Design and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University.