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Fares Ghandour
Partner at Wamda Capital


Fares Ghandour is a Partner at Wamda Capital where he leads investments in companies at the seed and growth stages. He is particularly interested in companies working on financial inclusion solving the remittance and credit gap problems in frontier markets and is bullish on the future of cryptocurrencies as disruptors of the world’s existing economic and social contracts. Fares worked previously as Investment Manager at MENA Venture Investments and has executed over a dozen transactions over the past 5 years of his career. He also ran the region’s flagship mentorship event, Mix N’ Mentor, while working at the Wamda Platform in 2012 and organized the first MIT Media Lab workshop in the region at twofour54 in Abu Dhabi.

Agenda Sessions

  • Venture Capital and Technology in the Middle East today


Speakers at this event