Speaker Profile

Tamer Azer

Shorooq Partners

Shorooq Partners is a leading technology investor in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan. The firm is grounded on the fundamental principle: “Founders' Partners, Company Builders and Value Investors." The team bring years of entrepreneurship and professional investment experience in venture capital, venture debt and private equity in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, United States and more.

Shorooq Partner's mission is to propel the technology startup innovation landscape in the region. The firm has a portfolio of 40+ startups across fintech, platform and software. Shorooq Partners have received the Investor of the Year Award three consecutive times and was recognized as the Fastest Growing VC in the region.

Shorooq Partners was founded in 2017, headquartered in Abu Dhabi and is the first regional VC firm to be regulated by ADGM. It has offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Riyadh, Manama and Cairo.