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We back great teams that are building innovative start-ups and support them to grow and scale their companies to become regional champions and global winners in their categories

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A founder’s natural habitat

Start-ups that make a difference

We build and invest in innovative start-ups that advance economies and improve lives. We believe in business models that address key needs, in large markets, with innovative technologies, and defensible network effects.

Focused, hands-on, strategic

Our diverse team has first-hand experience in the day-to-day tactical and strategic ins and outs of building, growing, and scaling start-ups, from the seedlings of an idea all the way to exit.

Khaldoon H. Tabaza

Founder & Managing Director

Adey Salamin

Founder and CEO

Anas Elayyan

Vice President

Zaid Srour

Vice President

Fadel Kremid

Chief Financial Officer

Ayman Abu Dre’i

Finance Manager

Nisreen Abu Maizer

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Aayad Ghananim

PR & Communications Manager

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September 4, 2020

SellAnyCar raises $35m and expands to Saudi Arabia through Kayishha

$35m investment from the Saudi Public Investment Fund, the online car trading marketplace SellAnyCar.com is expanding operations to Saudi Arabia under the name “Kayishha”.

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August 31, 2020

Eat to Rebuild Beirut!

In collaboration with 16 restaurants in Dubai, ReserveOut - The Middle East’s leading online restaurant reservation platform and table management software provider launched a ‘Eat to Rebuild Beirut’ campaign to help raise funds.

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July 14, 2020

Khaldoon Tabaza speaks to Al-Arabiya on the performance of tech start-ups in the time of Corona

In an interview with Al-Arabiya, Khaldoon Tabaza; founder and Managing Director of iMENA Group, spoke about the performance of technology start-ups during the gradual easing of the lock-down period, the opportunities available to them in this time, and the challenges they face.

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June 29, 2020

Saudi Venture Capital (SVC) signs an investment agreement with Rua Growth Fund

Saudi Venture Capital Company (SVC) signed an investment agreement with Rua Growth Fund – a Saudi-based Venture Capital fund with a primary focus on early and growth-stage technology companies in Saudi Arabia.

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Supercharging MENA’s tech champions

We back ambitious founders with the focus and energy to drive their teams to build companies that improve people’s lives and shape the future of the region’s vibrant digital economy.