#Venture Capital

Family offices raise bets on startups in $418bn market

Family offices made up 4.2 per cent of the roughly 23,000 venture capital deals worldwide this year through August 31

How private equity is well poised to leverage opportunities

As an asset class, private equity continues to perform robustly, with venture capital seeing a standout year on the back of enthusiasm for technology and healthcare

Faris Mesmar Co-founder and managing partner, hatch & boost

The SME Story: Faris Mesmar, co-founder and managing partner of hatch & boost

Hatch & Boost is an Abu Dhabi-based venture builder dedicated to hatching startup ideas and boosting them into scalable ventures in the Middle East

Saudi Telecom’s CEO quits after two years

A search for a successor is underway

DIFC set to grow its fintech base with new ‘Innovation Hub’

Startups benefit from access to industry experts, mentors and partner organisations

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala to invest $2bn in partnership with Silver Lake

Abu Dhabi’s sovereign investor to acquire minority stake in the US-based venture capital firm

Saudi Aramco appoints new CEO for $500m investment arm

Mahdi Aladel, who formerly led the state energy producer’s base oils and lubricants division, will take over

Prince Khaled’s KBW Ventures invests in ethical pet food brand

KBW Ventures joins funding round for US-based Bond Pet Foods