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VC Sandbox: Episode 3: Spotlight on Fintech in the MENA Region, an interview with Ambareen Musa, Founder and CEO of Souqalmal
The Fintech ecosystem in the Middle East is experiencing heightened interest from investors and key stakeholders.
In this episode, Macky O’Sullivan, a venture capital lawyer in our Dubai office speaks to Ambareen Musa, Founder and CEO of Souqalmal about the growth of Fintech in the MENA region. Souqalmal is the leading financial comparison site in the Middle East and recently ranked second among Forbes’s “Top 20 Most Disrupting FinTech Startups” in the Middle East. Ambareen Musa has been featured on Forbes Middle East’s list of the top “Women Behind Middle Eastern Brands” and has been recognized by Arabian Business as one of the “50 Most Influential Women In The Arab World”.
VC Sandbox: Episode 2: Revolutionizing Africa's Healthcare Industry
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated changes in the way medicine is practised. In Africa, where access to medical care is often restricted, startups across the continent are innovating in various areas to solve very real challenges associated with the delivery of healthcare. One such company is Helium Health, a Nigerian company which has developed a digital solution to the problem of recordkeeping in the Nigerian healthcare sector. The company has built a solution around the peculiarities of the African market by developing an electronic medical records system that healthcare providers, regardless of their levels of computer literacy, can use.
In this episode, Macky O’Sullivan, a venture capital lawyer in our Dubai office speaks to Demiji Sofowora and Tito Ovia, co-founders of Helium Health about the Healthtech industry in Africa.
VC Sandbox: Episode 1: Dissecting the Venture Capital Landscape
We find ourselves in unprecedented times, amid a pandemic that has seen the rapid spread of the coronavirus disease across the globe. In this episode, Macky O’Sullivan, a venture capital lawyer in our Dubai office, and Basil Moftah, General Partner of venture capital firm Global Ventures, discuss the venture capital landscape in the Middle East and Africa region in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
VC Sandbox: Episode 0
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