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Jul 9, 2018
Q2 was a huge quarter for AAF portfolio companies. We had many of our founders featured and praised in Wired, Forbes, and Mashable. Improvado and Tamara Mellon closed funding rounds and Synthego continues to gain heavy media attention for their work in gene editing. In addition, the AAF team traveled to Abu Dhabi and Dubai to host our Inaugural LP Annual Meeting. We had a great time meeting up with the investors in our fund and we’re excited to make more strategic investments to bring to the region.
Mar 5, 2018
Strategic partnerships, raising money, and a plan to track audience emotion at the Super Bowl. Check out how our portfolio companies finessed February:
GM and ExxonMobil lead $13.7 million investment in on-demand car care startup Yoshi
Synthego has been named one of the World’s top 10 most innovative biotech companies by Fast Company
Feb 9, 2018
2018 is going to be a great year for Arab Angel Fund, our portfolio companies, and you!
Ampsy and Canvs completed their first project on the Army/Navy game covered by Sporttechie
Tara.ai coverage on Yahoo
Tru Optik CEO interviewed on the future of OTT
Battlefy hired a new Product Manager
Dec 11, 2017
November was another great month for our portfolio companies and we want to kick this update off by first congratulating the founders of Landed, Tara.AI, and Flutterwave for being recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30 2018. Forbes vets thousands of nominations every year to find those that are youthful visionaries in their respective industries. At an acceptance rating of 4%, the people that make their list are the best of the best, so we’re very proud of our founders for making the list.
Nov 9, 2017
October was another great month for our portfolio companies as well as the team at Arab Angel Fund. Synthego and Battlefy are continuing to make key partnerships, Current raised a round from great investors, and our GPs were featured in Washington Life Magazine and Wharton’s 40 Under 40.
Oct 10, 2017
Huge thanks to Entrepreneur Middle East and Sindhu Hariharan for the great article about the fund! If you want to find out what sectors were seeing impressive early stage companies in and what VCs we’ve co-invested with in the past.
Oct 2, 2017
It’s the beginning of October and the team at AAF wants to showcase all the great things that our portfolio companies were up to last month. We’re beyond proud of what our companies have accomplished and will continue to support their visions to change the world.
Sep 29, 2017
Arab Angel Fund (AAF) announced today that it has raised an additional $15 million for its flagship Arab Angel Fund I L.P (“AAFI”). The fund was oversubscribed and has officially closed after reaching its target of $25 million. The fund’s General Partners raised $25 million from 65 private family offices and High Net Worth Individuals (“HNWI”) in the Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) regions as well as the Gulf Cooperation Council (“GCC”) with a focus on the emirate of Abu Dhabi.