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Meet-up 08: Global Appeal, Local Access | JADA | KSA

Meet-up 08: Global Appeal, Local Access

Type

Virtual

Dates

Language

English

​​​​​​​In this meetup, we highlighted international and regional funding opportunities for Saudi startups, the role that Jada and its portfolio of funds can play in brokering these opportunities, and how startups can best attract these.​

​Jada’s eighth virtual meetup spotlighted the recent headline-grabbing success of Saudi-based start-up Sary, who attracting major investment from Silicon Valley-based venture capitalists, Rocketship.vc in a Series B funding round of over $30.5 million. ​C-suites from Sary, Rocketship.vc and VentureSouq the local partner of Rocketship.vc and a Jada portfolio fund, came together to explore the reasons that Sary was able to attract significant foreign investment and what the precedent that their example could set for subsequent Saudi startups and SMEs.​

Panelists

Mazin AlShanbari

Director of Venture Capital at Jada Fund of Funds

Mohammed AlDossary

​​​Sary Co-Founder & CEO​​​​

Khaled AlSiari

​​​Sary Co-Founder & CTO​

Maan Eshgi

​​​​VentureSouq Partner​

Suneel Gokhale

​​VentureSouq Partner​

Sailesh Ramakrishnan

rocketship.vc Managing Director​​​

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