Walid Faza

Wamda Capital
Mentor Year
business development, due diligence, financial modelling, fundraising, investment, investor relations, strategy, venture capital | VC

Walid Faza is a Partner at Wamda Capital, the largest MENA growth stage fund that invests in high growth, capital efficient technology businesses led by exceptional entrepreneurs. Previously, Walid was the Investment Manager for both Mena Venture Investments (MVI) and Wamda Capital 1, which has collectively deployed close to $20m in over 80 seed stage companies spanning 12 countries. Responsible for screening, structuring, negotiating and executing investments as well as providing networking opportunities, strategic direction and ongoing management to companies based throughout the Region. Walid sits on the board of several regional companies, is an advisor and mentor to many startups and has extensive managerial, leadership and investment experience, and was previously the Regional support unit coordinator for the MIT Enterprise Forum for the Pan Arab Region Business Plan Competition.