500 Global, a US-based venture capital firm, has promoted Amal Dokhan to General Partner 500 Global MENA.
Dokhan joined 500 Global one year ago as Partner, 500 Global MENA to oversee the Sanabil 500 MENA Seed Accelerator programme and fund. Under her leadership, the fund has invested through the programme and directly in more than 40 seed-stage companies across the Middle East and North Africa. Several have subsequently raised millions in funding collectively. They include Starzly, a personalised entertainment app, Playbook, an edutainment platform, and Sanad Cash, an on-demand payment platform.