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Resilience Under Pressure: State of Venture Capital

2023 MEA Summit

Resilience Under Pressure: State of Venture Capital

Friday, December 8, 2023
03:15 PM - 04:15 PM
Abu Dhabi Rosewood - Yasmine Ballroom

Not least against the backdrop of economic environment, technological evolution and complex trends pointing towards deglobalization, the state of venture capital is more dynamic than ever. Recalibrating from the exuberance in 2021 followed by a lacklustre 2022, venture capitalists have been staying patient and vigilant in where capital is deployed. Where does the runway for generative artificial intelligence end? Besides artificial intelligence, where are market leaders setting new sights upon? In a region where capital is in abundance, how are venture capitalists setting themselves up for success to investors and portfolio companies alike?  

Annelie Ajami
Founder and Managing Partner, Anamcara Capital
Katherine Keating
Managing Partner, SOUNDWaves
Adam Mastrelli
Partner, Woodstock Fund
Lo Toney
Founding Managing Partner, Plexo Capital