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Yasser Al Kadi

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Founding Partner

Mr. Yasser Al Kadi is the CEO of Kadi Group Holding and the Managing Director of Zajil. He is a member of several boards of directors, including Derayah Financial and Bahri Company. He is also a member of the Logistic Committee in the Eastern Province Chamber and a member of the Oqal Group Board of Trustees.

Mr. Yasser has completed his Bachelor’s degree in Finance and MBA from the University of Portland. Additionally, he completed a range of executive degrees at various universities, including Harvard, INSEAD, and London Business School.

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Arjun Chopra

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Senior Associate

Arjun has 5+ years of experience in scaling startups across India and Middle East. He previously worked as a Product Manager at a Fintech unicorn in London.
Arjun has an MBA from LBS and BSc in Engineering from Berkeley.

Ahmed Alsorayai

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Analyst

Previously, Ahmed spent time at the Advisory division at KPMG and was a Finance Executive at Enactus Manchester.

 

Ahmed holds an Msc in Management from LBS and Bsc from University of Manchester.

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Abdulaziz Al-Turki

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Managing Partner

Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Turki held numerous leadership positions in different companies, including his role as an engagement manager of the McKinsey & Company subsidiary, Elixir Management Consulting. He previously worked for SABIC in multiple leadership positions. He has also worked in a number of startups in KSA and London.

Abdulaziz completed his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland and an MBA from London Business School.

Jingyi Gong

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Investment Associate

Ms. Liang is a deep-tech investor and serial

entrepreneur. She is a Managing Partner at FoundersX and has invested in over 30 fast-growing tech companies with strong focus on enterprise AI and big data.

Fahad Alfozan

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Analyst

Ms. Liang is a deep-tech investor and serial

entrepreneur. She is a Managing Partner at FoundersX and has invested in over 30 fast-growing tech companies with strong focus on enterprise AI and big data.

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About 

Our ambition is to become the preferred partner for MENA startups by leading the most promising investments in the region. We aim to do this through an entrepreneur-friendly approach, by backing the founders with our robust regional and international networks and the industry expertise

15 - 20

Companies

500K - 2M

Initial investment

AVG. $3M 

follow-on round

BUILDING A WINNING TEAM

We support our founders in their biggest challenge: talent.
We have partnerships with key players to recruit the best-in-class talent in the region.

We also provide access to top schools for sourcing talent through our network

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OUR FOUNDERS

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Ahmed AlRawi

I couldn't have asked for a better partner than Khwarizmi for our Saudi launch. The team was extremely supportive and proactive in offering help. Be it finding talent, marketing, connecting us to the Saudi ecosystem, or more. Our soft launch in Riyadh achieved 3x the expected results thanks to Khwarizmi's support in our integration into the market.

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Ahmed AlRawi

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I couldn't have asked for a better partner than Khwarizmi for our Saudi launch. The team was extremely supportive and proactive in offering help. Be it finding talent, marketing, connecting us to the Saudi ecosystem, or more. Our soft launch in Riyadh achieved 3x the expected results thanks to Khwarizmi's support in our integration into the market.

We are a fund manager committed to being the partner of choice for entrepreneurs aiming to become regional and global global champions.

OUR FOUNDERS

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Ahmed AlRawi

I couldn't have asked for a better partner than Khwarizmi for our Saudi launch. The team was extremely supportive and proactive in offering help. Be it finding talent, marketing, connecting us to the Saudi ecosystem, or more. Our soft launch in Riyadh achieved 3x the expected results thanks to Khwarizmi's support in our integration into the market.

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Helen Liang, PhD

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Advisor

Ms. Liang is a deep-tech investor and serial

entrepreneur. She is a Managing Partner at FoundersX and has invested in over 30 fast-growing tech companies with strong focus on enterprise AI and big data.

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Abdullah Assal

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Analyst

Abdullah is the founder and ex-CEO of Offerna, Egypt’s group buying eCommerce platform. He is also the CEO of Sahl (exEgypt Pay), a leading fintech company in the region

He graduated from the Stanford Graduate School of Business with an MBA in 2010.

Mehdi Oudghiri

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Analyst

Mehdi is the CEO and co-founder of Eyewa, the largest online eyewear retailer in the Middle East. He was previously the Managing Director at Foodpanda.

Mehdi graduated with an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2014.

Annie Hazlehurst

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Analyst

Annie is the Founder of Faridan Ventures. She also has extensive experience with Mubadala and DFC

Annie has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and an MSc from Stanford University

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Muhammed Mekki

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Analyst

Muhammed is the founder of AstroLabs, the first international business incubator licensed in KSA. He is also the Co-Founder & ex-Managing Director of Namshi, a leading apparel online retailer. He graduated from Stanford GSB with an MBA in 2010.