Expected Headwinds in Dubai’s Funding Landscape

By Ashok Raman, 23 June 2023

Previously: Dubai's Global Attractiveness: Perspectives from Venture Capitalists

Challenges and Competition: Navigating the Path to Dubai's Digital Economy Capital Ambition

Investors expect to see the Dubai investor ecosystem mature in the coming months and years with a specific increase in growth-stage funds and sector-specific funds. However, as cautioned by Walid Hanna, Chairman and Co-CEO at Middle East Venture Partners, “We have witnessed a decrease in the valuation hype, the market has corrected, there might be a slight ‘funding winter’ as the ecosystem matures and becomes more competitive. To m

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