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1 November 2021
Virtual eventGST/UTC+4

Walid Hanna
Chief Executive Officer at Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP)


Walid has been active in venture capital and in new venture development for the past 19 years with 50+ VC investments executed since 2010.

Prior to founding MEVP and growing its AUM to $300M, Walid was the CEO of Dubai International Capital's venture arm "the Arab Business Angels Network" (ABAN), which managed a regional seed venture fund as well as the first Business Angels network in the Arab World. Prior to ABAN he has served on the investment-management team of Abraaj Capital.

Walid has co-founded, invested in, led and exited several startups in the MENA region, spanning a range of industries with a focus on technology.

In May 2017, Mr. Mohamed Al Abbar has acquired a non-controlling stake in MEVP.

Walid has received a Bachelor's degree in Economics from McGill University (Canada), and a Masters in Finance from H.E.C (France).

Walid Hanna's Network

Agenda Sessions

  • The venture capital boom - diving into the tech start-up surge


Speakers at this event