Mission Statement

We are committed to building a long-lasting relationship with the region’s most talented entrepreneurs at an early stage, investing for success, and consistently delivering excellent financial returns to our investors.

Team

Arzan VC team possesses extensive expertise in the areas of investment, technology, and entrepreneurship, bringing a combined local and global experience gained from exposure to leading organizations across the globe.

Laith Zraikat
Hasan J. Zainal

Managing Partner

Hasan founded Arzan VC in June 2013, bringing with him 12 years of investment & operational experience.

Laith Zraikat
Laith Zraikat

Partner

Laith founded his first startup in 1997 to bring more people and businesses in Jordan onto the World Wide Web.

Adeel Shahid

CFO


Adeel has 17+ years of experience in the financial services sector including commercial banks, asset and wealth management companies, SPVs, investment and private banks and funds. 

 

Asia Kabel

Senior Investment Associate


Asia is a CFA Charterholder with 2 years of experience from KMPG Kuwait in advising Kuwait National Fund and monitoring their 200+ projects. 

 

Dominika Bzduchova

Communication & Investor Relations Manager

Dominika has 12+ years of communication experience in the Middle East and Africa. She holds a doctoral degree (PhDr.) in International Relations.

Mohanad Elhartany

Senior Investment Associate


Mohanad has more than 3 years of experience in international and regional VC funds. Prior to Arzan VC, he used to work with Rocket Internet and Sawari Ventures. 

 

Maha Al Zeir

Talent Acquisition Manager


Maha has 15 years of comprehensive HR experience in different sectors. She had worked with numerous HR Consulting and Support teams.

Noha El Sherif

Analyst


Noha has 2 years of experience in the investment world. She graduated from AUC and used to work for Pharos Holding before transitioning into private equity.

 

Advisory Team

Jassem Hasan Ali Zainal

Chairman

Mr. Jassem is the Chairman & CEO of Arzan Financial Group. He has over 30 years of experience in different industries.

Hashim Gillani

Advisory Member

Mr. Hashim is Senior VP of Corporate Development & Communications at Alghanim Industries, one of the largest privately owned business in the Middle East.

 

Muhannad Abulhasan

Advisory Member

Mr. Abulhasan is the CEO of Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Ltd. He has over 20 years of diversified experience in various industries.

Mohamad Charafeddine

Advisory Member

Mr. Mohamad is a VP of Product, Mobility Platform at Careem.