The Middle East Venture Capital Association (MEVCA) aims to serve the Middle East’s entrepreneurial and investment community through a concerted effort to advance the region’s venture capital industry and greater entrepreneurial ecosystem, by raising awareness about venture capital and through educational programs, seminars, and events.
As a forum for the regular exchange of experiences and ideas among the venture community, MEVCA serves as both a unified voice of the regional investment community, and as an advocate for venture-backed companies.
MEVCA's board is dedicated to further developing the region’s venture industry in ways that protect the interests of both investors and investees. The board includes some of the region's leaders in the venture capital space including Algebra Capital, BECO Capital, Jabbar Internet Group, MEVP, Silicon Badia, Valia Investments, VentureSouq, Womena, B&Y Venture Partners, Faith Capital, STV, Raed VC, and Women's Angel Investment Network. This board will establish regional best practices through regular and reliable research, the issuing of white papers on the venture capital and entrepreneurial ecosystems, and through holding frequent venture capital industry meetings.
To further ensure connectivity to the entrepreneurial community, MEVCA has also cemented partnerships with Endeavor, the National Venture Capital Association (US), and Arabnet.
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