DIY: How to build a tech dream-team

DIY: How to build a tech dream-team

We’ve had a swim in the local talent pool with Maha Al Zeir, our Talent Acquisition Manager, a seasoned HR consultant and the founder of WizHRD, a HR consultancy firm for tech startups in the Middle East.   Plenty of insights and advice below.    On...

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#FounderSpotlight 🛋️

#FounderSpotlight 🛋️

I recently spoke with a founder of a startup based in the UAE.   It’s an e-commerce business established in 2017 and its presence covers 24 countries…   Here’s what we talked about:    #FounderSpotlight 🛋️   Hasan: You are a...

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We are 40 and ready for another 40

We are 40 and ready for another 40

Our LinkedIn and Twitter have been exploding since NYE.   This issue is all about 40 ‘cause we reached 40. Not years. Startups in our portfolio. 😎   And to celebrate that in our ArzanVC way, Laith & I cooked for you…    Takeaway lessons on...

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May 31 will be all about Growth and Investment with Hasan Zainal in a live session at @DIC_Startups - Digital Incubation Center (Qatar)

(register here

P.S. Hasan is staying until June 1 - let us know if you're around!

@MCITQatar #DICStartups

Teams in Egypt 🇪🇬 - guess what! We're super excited to meet with you for a pitch-chat & coffee on MAY 23rd👋
📍Granita Zamalek
🕦11.30am till 2pm
⌛30 min per team

Interested founders please send an email to and we will confirm the time for you!

Food for thought 💭
- Will the rising #interestrates bring an end to the liquidity in the region's #VC market?
- Will VC investments remain an eye candy for LPs (compared to other “safer” options)?
- Will we see an exit of non-traditional investors who've entered the VC space?💸

🦸‍♀️🦸‍♂️ LATEST JOBS @ArzanVC Family (APR-MAY'22)

Post-merger Integration Associate at @SwvlEgypt (Dubai)
Country Manager UAE at @CartlowUAE
Product Manager at Fatura (Cairo – hybrid)
Back End Developer at SubsBase (Cairo)
Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails) at @QoyodAPP (Cairo)


+1 acquisition for @SwvlEgypt: @door2door

1st acquisition for @RetailoT: @DXBUYapp

Say Hello to early wages in Egypt thanks to @FlexxPay

@meritincentives' Ramadan Gift Card made this Ramadan different

3K+ Ramadan Food Boxes by @GameballCo

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