Walid Hanna

Founder, Chairman and co-CEO

Walid has founded MEVP in year 2010.

He has been active in venture capital and in new venture development for the past 20 years, launched 5 VC Funds and invested in 60+ Tech companies since 2010.

Prior to founding MEVP and growing its AUM to $300M, Walid was the CEO of Dubai International Capital's venture arm "the Arab Business Angels Network" (ABAN), which managed a regional seed venture fund as well as the first Business Angels network in the Arab World. Prior to ABAN he has served on the investment-management team of Abraaj Capital.

Walid has co-founded, invested in, led and exited several startups in the MENA region, spanning a range of industries with a focus on technology.

In May 2017, Mr. Mohamed Al Abbar (Emaar, Noon.com founder) has acquired a non-controlling stake in MEVP.

Walid is a Web3 enthusiast, has received a Bachelor's degree in Economics from McGill University (Montreal), and a Masters in Finance from H.E.C (Paris).