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Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed to participate in Bloomberg Live’s Venture Forward

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of KBW Ventures, Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, will participate in Bloomberg Live’s upcoming event dedicated to venture capital on August 1, 2019, in San Francisco, California. Staged under the theme of “The Shift in Global Capital Flows & High Tech”, the event’s subject matter promises a …

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The Future of Food 2.0: sf.citi announces event targeting plant-based investments

Building on the immensely successful pilot of its talking series addressing the future of food, sf.citi will be staging a follow up event on July 10, 2019. Partners of the 2018 event, staged under the Global Climate Action Summit banner, included WeWork, Facebook, and some of the Silicon Valley’s biggest food tech companies. The Future of …

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Beyond Meat becomes first ever plant-based food company to list on Nasdaq

Lead image source: Official Twitter account of Nasdaq Beyond Meat (BYND:NYSE), the maker of the Beyond Burger, became the first ever plant-based food company to go public on the Nasdaq, pricing its IPO at US$25 per share. On May 2, CNBC reported that Beyond Meat surged 163 percent calling it “the best IPO so far …

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Big exits seem to distract us from the gaps in MENA’s venture capital and entrepreneurial ecosystem

By Khaled bin Alwaleed  There is absolutely every reason to take pride in Careem’s recent acquisition by Uber. It is truly a big moment for the region’s entrepreneurs and investors when every major business publication in the world is talking about a startup that was built and bred here in the GCC. While we all …

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