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Amr Abdelaziz

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Deal Maker I Valuation Expert I M&A Executive

Mahmoud Ali

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Industry Expert I Board Member I Advisor

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Amr Abdelaziz, General Partner

Deal Maker & Valuation Expert

In his deal making career, Amr has led and negotiated more than 50+ M&A deals across the five continents and more than 15+ IPO in the Bay Area

Some of the most notable transactions include Facebook acquisition of WhatsApp, Hortonworks IPO, Box.com IPO, Verizon data centers’ acquisition and many others

Amr is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in California and a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts

Amr serves as an Advisor to a number of cutting edge startups and a board member at The Single Origin Food Co.

M&A Executive

Currently leads Global M&A Finance at Equinix, a global leader in digital infrastructure ($80B Market Cap, Nasdaq: EQIX)

In the last 5 years, Amr negotiated and led 20+ acquisitions across the globe for a total deal value of $15B

Prior to Equinix, Amr was the head of Corporate Finance in PWC, where he spent more than 15 years advising some of the most sophisticated Fortune 500 companies and pre- IPO startups backed by leading VCs. With PWC, Amr assisted notable VCs in the Silicon Valley with their startup investments

Mahmoud Ali, General Partner

Executive and board member

Mahmoud is a seasoned Silicon Valley- based executive and investor with over 15 years of experience working in the Security and Big Tech space

Mahmoud is currently part of the BitMEX Venture Capital team, where he draws on his experience and network to invest in the fintech, security and blockchain spaces

Mahmoud is a board member at Rain, MENA first regulated crypto exchange

Industry Expert and Startup Advisor

Mahmoud has held a number of executive positions at some of the world’s most influential tech companies, including overseeing privacy engineering at Airbnb, a Senior Security Strategist at Uber overseeing critical IPO projects, and Head of Technology Assurance at Yahoo

Mahmoud also serves as an Advisor to a number of cutting edge startups in Silicon Valley and the MENA region, where he works closely with founders, bringing mentorship and unique industry expertise such as verygoodsecurity (VGS), neo.tax, Taager, Deduce, Rain and others