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.


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.

Hasan Zainal
Hasan J. Zainal

Managing Partner

Hasan founded Arzan VC in Jun’13, bringing with him 9 years of investment & operational experience.

Laith Zraikat
Laith Zraikat


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

Anurag Agarwal
Eyad Al-Bayouk


Eyad has extensive Portfolio Management experience in venture capital, private equity, and real estate investments.

Asia Kabel

Investment Associate

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

Mohanad Elhartany

Investment Analyst

Mohanad had worked in Rocket Internet, one of Europe’s biggest venture builders & investors. He is currently working on earning his CFA designation. 

Hassan Elkei

Investment Associate

Hassan had worked at Averroes Ventures where he was in charge of their entire deal flow while also contributing to fundraising and mentoring pipeline and portfolio companies.

Maha Al Zeir

Talent Acquisition Manager

Maha has nearly 12 years of comprehensive HR experience in different sectors. She had worked with numerous HR Consulting and Support teams.

Advisory Team

Jassem Hasan Ali Zainal


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

Hashim Gillani

Advisory Member

Hashim Gillani 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

Mohamad is a Director of Technology Planning, Samsung SDS AI R&D Lab in the Silicon Valley.