Art & science of VC strategies

Art & science of VC strategies

The liquidity is increasing and so is the VC competition. While founders may seem to have more leverage in their hands, for us VCs it’s become very important to set our strategies and stick to them. Don’t rush in finding your next founder.   Ps. Our Laith Zraikat...

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Who’s gonna return the fund?

Who’s gonna return the fund?

2021 is one of the hottest years to be a VC – or a startup. Regionally, globally… Plenty of investment rounds, exits, new SPACs… so the returns shouldn’t be any different than sky-high, right? Well, that’s what I’ve researched this month…    Who's gonna...

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Let’s make a bet about who’s the next Swvl!

Let’s make a bet about who’s the next Swvl!

This month I decided to grab a Zoom coffee with Taker. Its founder Abdullah Alsaadi spoke to me about how they’re re-empowering restaurants and why Taker is keen on collaborating with its competitors. More below.   We’re still not yet over the fact that Swvl is...

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We are at the end of our teenage years

We are at the end of our teenage years

Did you also notice the incoming international investors who are injecting big amounts of money into our local startups? We wonder what these foreign millions mean for the local market ― if anything at all… Some good food for thought in this month’s newsletter. ...

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The startup ecosystem beyond army checkpoints

The startup ecosystem beyond army checkpoints

It’s all about tech startups in Palestine this month. A very dynamic ecosystem that’s growing in the shadows of its neighbors. Rewriting the headlines out there. Did you know they have quite a strong healthtech and agritech base?    Palestinian tech startups...

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