Digital Startups in the MENA region have raised more than $500M in equity investments in 2017, and the number of startups acquisitions has grown 180% YoY. The year has also witnessed increased interest from international investors and rise of regional angels. The ArabNet Digital Summit will feature dedicated discussions for investors about startup investing and venture capital as an asset class, the future of alternative funding and global technology trends. It will also delve into fund closures, governance and initiatives supporting the growth of the investment ecosystem
International Technology Trends for Investors Alternative Funding: VC vs. ICO? Generating Liquidity: Exiting Portfolio Companies and Closing Funds
Perspectives on Investing in Global Markets: US & China Government Programs and Initiatives supporting Investment Best Practices in Governance Structures
Amit Patel
Partner - Owl Ventures
Emile Cubeisy
Managing Partner - Silicon Badia
Eyad Latif
Senior Associate - Latham & Watkins
Fahim Al Qasimi
Partner - AQ&P
Guido Ghedin
Chief Marketing Officer - Global - Cifnews 雨果网
Hubertus Thonhauser
Founding Partner - Enabling Future
Jesse Middleton
General Partner - Flybridge Capital Partners
Jonathan Nelson
Managing Director of Hack Fund - Founder and CEO of Hackers / Founders
Kais Al Essa
Founding Partner & CEO - Vision Ventures
Kavita Gupta
Founding Managing Partner - ConsenSys Capital
Maya Hojeij
Event Moderator
Nicolai Strøm-Olsen
Author and Founder - Startup Migrants and Kunstforum
Omar Al-Madhi
Senior Managing Director - Abdul Latif Jameel Investments
Patrick Vosgimorukian
Managing Partner - Digital Spring Ventures
Sharifa Albarami
Managing Director - Oman Technology Fund
Stonly Baptiste
Co-Founder and Partner - Urban Us
Tammer Qaddumi
Partner - VentureSouq
Walid Mansour
Partner and Chief Investment Officer - Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP)
Youmna Naufal
Producer and Host - Y Chats
Zachary Finkelsein
‎VP of Corporate Development - Careem
Investors | Corporates Students | Young Professionals

Real Estate Tech Strategic Forum Sponsor Adtech Strategic Forum Sponsor
Money Forum Sponsor Banking Partner
Investment Forum Sponsor Adtech Forum Sponsor
Platinum Sponsor Smart Economy Forum Sponsor
Knowledge Partners
Regional TV-News Partner TV Partner
Online Video Partner PR Partner
Supporting Partner
Outdoor Media Partner Regional Media Partner
Online News Partner Online Partner
Ecosystem Partner Research Partner
Championship Partners
Association Partner
Media Partners
Community Partners

Speak at ArabNet

For speakers interested in showcasing a case study or research specifically on social media, at the Summit or future events, please fill in this form:Submit a Proposal

For other speaking proposals please fill in this form.