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Meet-up 09: Why VCPE in Saudi Arabia? Making the right career choice for you | JADA | KSA

Meet-up 09: Why VCPE in Saudi Arabia? Making the right career choice for you

Type

Virtual

Dates

Language

Arabic

​​​​​​​​​​​In this meet up we showcased the opportunities available to Saudi finance students in the VCPE sector. We took a look at how Saudi is laying the groundwork for local graduates to enter the sector, and how it will lead to an intellectually and financially rewarding career.​​

​The 9th meetup focused on introducing career opportunities in the field of venture capital and private equity, and how finance students can access this field and take advantage of the opportunities available in it, highlighting the growth of deals within the sector from 180 million riyals in the first half of 2016 to 630 million in the first half of this year. The seesion highlighted the fact that e-commerce has captured a majority of deals in recent years, while the share of deals related to companies working in financial technology increases to nearly 25%, which signficantly broadens opportunities for current and graduating finance students.​ ​​

Panelists

Muhannad Alameel

​​Lecturer from King Saud University​

Abdulelah Babgi

​​​PRINCIPAL AT GCC ASIA GROWTH FUND​​

Rawan Aljermawi

​​​ CFA, Board Member, at CFA Society Saudi Arabia & VP, Investments at Jada​​​

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