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Episode 4  |  39:16 min

S2 Ep 4: Noor Sweid

Episode 4  |  39:16 min  |  01.26.2021

S2 Ep 4: Noor Sweid

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This is a podcast episode titled, S2 Ep 4: Noor Sweid. The summary for this episode is: Today we're bringing you my conversation with Noor Sweid, Founder and General Partner at Global Ventures in Dubai. Noor has a very impressive background having founded, scaled, exited, and taken a company public in various ventures. Her passion is solving big problems and opening up opportunities to venture capital for entrepreneurs throughout the Middle East region. Her fund, Global Ventures, was founded in 2018 and focuses on enterprise B2B and digital health. They closed their first fund in April 2020 of $50 million to invest in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Takeaway 1 | 04:11 MIN
Build, Scale, IPO, repeat.
Takeaway 2 | 05:20 MIN
Starting ZenYoga and educating the market
Takeaway 3 | 06:50 MIN
Global Ventures
Takeaway 4 | 02:51 MIN
Proximie - next frontier company in the health tech space

Today we're bringing you my conversation with Noor Sweid, Founder and General Partner at Global Ventures in Dubai. Noor has a very impressive background having founded, scaled, exited, and taken a company public in various ventures. Her passion is solving big problems and opening up opportunities to venture capital for entrepreneurs throughout the Middle East region. Her fund, Global Ventures, was founded in 2018 and focuses on enterprise B2B and digital health. They closed their first fund in April 2020 of $50 million to invest in the Middle East and North Africa region.

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Noor Sweid
General Partner at Global Ventures
Noor is passionate about enabling disruptive technology companies and their emerging market founders to solve real problems while changing the world with measurable impact. Noor is a founder, investor, and operator. Identified by Forbes magazine as one of the “World’s Top 50 Women in Tech”, Noor's previous roles include CIO at The Dubai Future Foundation, and founder of ZenYoga studio chain (acquired by Cedarbridge). Furthermore, Noor was the first Arab woman to scale, IPO and operate a public company in the MENA region, listing Depa on the NASDAQ Dubai and the London Stock Exchange (DEPA:DU) for US $1.1. billion in April 2008.

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