The SME World Summit 2019, one of the region’s biggest entrepreneurship conferences, took place on the 14th March at the Ritz Carlton DIFC in Dubai. The 6th edition of the summit welcomed more than 1,000 entrepreneurs and SMEs and was designed to get real, vulnerable conversations started and to enable delegates to leave with new ideas and actions that they can apply immediately to keep growing their business.
Eureeca Co-Founder and Co-CEO Chris Thomas was invited to join as a speaker on a panel titled “Inside The Mind Of A VC” and was joined by fellow panellists Tarek Ahmed Fouad from Sheraa, Shane Shin from Shorooq investments, Youness Yaghcha from Bright Circle, and Yalman Khan from Nakeiya Ventures as well as panel moderator Randah Taher from Sajory.
The panel discussion delved into the top trends in the VC financing world, as well as offered insights and provided tips on the hot sectors in the markets. The audience learnt about building a competitive business and got the chance to hear some inspiring stories about success, comebacks, transformations and lessons learned.