How has the COVID-19 crisis impacted the MENA startup ecosystem? How have founders and investors responded to this unprecedented situation? What is their outlook on the region? What are their recommendations for policy makers?

Join us for this webinar on the presentation of the key findings of our recent sentiment survey of MENA VCs and founders conducted in partnership with MAGNiTT and hear from some of the region’s leading founders and investors how they have navigated the crisis.


3:00-3:15 PM CEST
5:00-5:15 PM GST

MENA VC Startup VC sentiment survey on the impact of COVID-19 crisis
Katia Kachan, General Manager, Brandquad MENA

3:15-3:45 PM CEST
5:15-5:45 PM GST

Founder panel
Tarek Kabrit, CEO, Seez
Elie Habib, Co-founder and CTO, Anghami
Moderated by Philip Bahoshy, Founder, MAGNiTT

3:45-4:15 PM CEST
5:45-6:15 PM GST

VC panel
Lucy Chow, IC Committee, WBAF Angel Investment Fund
Karim Hussein, Managing Partner, Algebra Ventures
Riyad Abou Jaoudeh, Managing Director, MEVP
Moderated by Vikas Aggarwal, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, INSEAD

4:15-4:30 PM CEST
6:15-6:30 PM GST