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Venture Education

500 Global, in partnership with Sanabil Investments, is bringing venture education and training to the next generation of investors focused on Saudi Arabia through exclusive, invite-only programs designed for up-and-coming angel investors and VCs in the region.

Angel Investing Unlocked by 500 Global

Empowering angel investors in KSA & MENA

Discover the best practices of successful angel investing through Angel Investing Unlocked by 500 Global, a program designed to empower angel investors in Saudi Arabia and the broader MENA region. Leveraging 500’s expertise as a top-performing venture firm and education leader, this exclusive program connects participants with successful angel investors and 500 Global partners who will share invaluable insights. 

Participants will:

  • Craft their own personal angel investment strategy. 
  • Practice assessing startup investment opportunities.
  • Become proficient in the nuances of cap tables, term sheets, and valuations.
  • Connect with other Angel Investors across the MENA region.
  • Receive a Certificate in Angel Investing Unlocked by 500 Global.

500 Global and Sanabil Investments

Ideal Candidates are:

  • Up-and-coming angel investors in MENA.
  • Actively investing in startups in MENA.
  • At least 1 year experience in angel investing.
  • Have executed 3-10 deals.
  • Able to commit to 3 days of in-person learning in Riyadh, KSA.

This program is invite-only and participants must be nominated to be considered for application.

The tuition fee has been subsidized by Sanabil Investment to make this program possible. The cost to participate is $2,000 per person.

Program Dates: April 21 -23

Ideal Candidates

Up-and-coming angel investors in MENA, Actively investing in startups in MENA, At least 1 year experience in angel investing, Have executed 3-10 deals

Location

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Program Dates

Program Dates: April 21 -23

Our Inaugural Cohort

Sanabil

May 30 – June 1, 2022

We shared an intense and inspirational week with our inaugural Angel Investing Unlocked by 500 Global cohort and we are excited to share the experience with you.

Past and Upcoming Program Instructors

Chief Operating Officer, Managing Partner, 500 Global
Courtney Powell
Partner, 500 Global
Abdulrahman AlJiffry
Managing Partner, 500 Global
Amjad Ahmad
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Venture Partner, 500 Global
Rob Neivert
General Partner, 500 Global
Amal Dokhan
Partner, 500 Global
Amal Enan
Associate Counsel, 500 Global
Anais Samaha
Ex-Regional General Manager, Uber
Tino Waked
Managing Partner & Head of Asset Management, IMPACT46
Basmah Alsinaidi
Founding Partner, Shorooq Partners
Shane Shin
Founding & Managing Partner, Quona Capital
Monica Brand Engel
CEO & Managing Partner, Climate Resilience Fund
Hossam Allam
General Partner, Blitzscaling Ventures
Chris Yeh
Founder & CEO, WomenSpark
H.E. Deemah AlYahya
CEO & Board Member, SVC
H.E. Dr. Nabeel Koshak
Venture Partner, Nuwa Capital
Kholoud Almohammadi

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