Knowledge

Citizens of Silicon Valley — Evelyn Zoubi

As part of our efforts to connect MENA talents with their peers in Silicon Vally, we’re happy to share our interview with Evelyn Zoubi, founder ofGlanse App. In this interview by Ahmad Takatkah, Evelyn shares her story of starting from Jordan and then moving to...

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Citizens of Silicon Valley — Fadi Bishara

After the premier of our first episode of Citizens of Silicon Valley last week where we met with the founder of Glanse App, Evelyn Zoubi, this week we met with Fadi Bishara. As the founder and CEO of Blackbox VC, Bishara moved to Silicon Valley in 1992 where he...

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Lessons Learned on VC-Founders Communications

We at ArzanVC have been in the game for a while now, eight startups, different countries, hundreds of pitches, meetings and ambitious entrepreneurs. With all of this, we as VC’s have had our ups and downs, our challenges and we’re learning more lessons as we go. These...

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Investing In Series-A @ Arzan VC

Early 2009, when I started to work on my dream to become a VC, I started with seed stage investing. It seemed like a doable move at that time after working on my first startup and winning two startup awards. I remember my first naive attempt in early 2009 to raise a...

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Venture Capital Investing in MENA

When you have to explain what you do as a venture capital (VC) firm, it definitely means that you are not in Silicon Valley (US) or for that matter in any of developed economies. Perhaps, because the VC industry has not yet set foot in the Middle East and North Africa...

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