Future-Proof Your Finances: Funding & Accelerating
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Future-Proof Your Finances: Funding & Accelerating

17 May
Free Webinar

With the world fighting a pandemic and the global economic outlook uncertain, it’s time to reassess the way we think about money. During our “Future-Proof Your Finances” series, we’ll speak with experts who can help us navigate these turbulent times.

Join us on Sunday, May 17th as we examine the impact that COVID-19 is having on entrepreneurs, investors’ behaviour, and growth resources.

Key Topics:

How will COVID-19's impact on markets affect the availability of VC funding?
What types of investments are VCs prioritizing in a post-COVID world? Can impact-driven startups. survive the crisis?
What resources are available for startups that are forming post-COVID?
Are GCC Incubators and Accelerators, and their operating model being disrupted?
Are women entrepreneurs being disproportionately affected by the pandemic's impact?

Who You’ll Hear From:

Heather Henyon: Founding general partner at Mindshift Capital.

Heather Henyon is Founding Partner of Mindshift Capital, a venture fund based in Dubai that is investing in early-stage women-led technology companies in the Middle East and globally. She is the Founder of the Women’s Angel Investor Network (WAIN), the first and largest women’s angel group in the Middle East. An active venture investor with a passion for fintech, Heather has over 100 direct and fund investments in the US, Europe, and the Middle East. Heather is a member of the Investment Committee of US-based Next Wave Impact Fund and is a founding member and former Board and Investment Committee member of Dubai Angel Investors.


Gaurav Dhar: CEO of Marshal. Board Member MENA Fintech Association
Gaurav Dhar is the CEO of the Payments Solution Provider Marshal Equipment.Gaurav has been working at Marshal for over 16 years now, handling the day to day business, delivering solutions, building long-term partnerships, and payment ecosystems. He personally leads the charge on innovation, with a view to the future of payments both locally and globally via his network and clients around the world which include VC's, incubators, accelerators, and start-ups.



Meet The Host:

Yamen Fakhreddine is a Lebanese national living and working in Dubai, UAE. A rich career in finance leadership roles spanning FMCG @P&G, Retail @YSL, and Tech @Careem (acquired by Uber), Yamen is currently CFO at the eCommerce marketplace platform SPRII, and passionate about bringing financial markets literacy to the masses.

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