Building the future

AAF Management Ltd is an early stage venture capital firm focused on Seed/Series A investment opportunities with companies that have international expansion potential. Our goal as a strategic investment firm is to provide unprecedented access to brilliant entrepreneurs seeking to enter the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), larger Middle East & North Africa (MENA), and Western Asia markets.

Our general partners, limited partners, and advisors are comprised of former diplomats, international business and trade development executives, international investment fund managers, family office investors, and c-suite level executives with connectivity in a plethora of diversified business verticals.

We leverage our experience and clout within the key markets of the GCC and larger MENA region to help start ups and our world class entrepreneurs succeed.



Kyle Hendrick, Founder & General Partner

Kyle has lead direct investments in over 90+ early stage companies with over 500 tier 1 and tier 2 venture capital firms and corporate venture arms participating in the deals. He has LP exposure to over 17 venture capital funds globally and is an investment committee member at KBBO Ventures a $100M venture arm of KBBO Group in Abu Dhabi.

Omar Darwazah, General Partner

Omar has over 13 years of international experience in corporate finance, corporate communications, management consulting, strategy, investor relations and venture capital.

GCC Advisory Board

Abdulla Al Suwaidi

Mayssoun Habra

H.E. Hisham Al Gurg

H.E. Saud Al Nowais

Yazen Abu Gulal


Dwight Torculas

Evan Hendrick

Peter Sadek