Laila HassanGeneral Partner at Algebra Ventures
Laila joined Algebra Ventures as a General Partner to launch the VC's second fund in 2021. She is also a Venture Partner at 500 Global where she is responsible for 500's first MENA Fund (500 Falcons). She joined 500 back in 2019 as a Principal to lead the fund's follow on strategy. Laila has been instrumental in expanding portfolio data gathering as well as analysis efforts from the portfolio. Prior to that, Laila worked with several VC firms across the region such as Middle East Venture Partners in UAE and Algebra Ventures in Egypt where she led transactions and worked with portfolio companies on fundraising and operational enhancements.