The Perfect Pitch (Series)

7 EpisodesPublished on 14 May 2024
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Welcome to "The Perfect Pitch" by Lucidity Insights, hosted by Erika Welch. This masterclass series features in-depth conversations with some of the most prominent venture capitalists in the region. Our goal is to provide entrepreneurs with the essential knowledge needed to begin their fundraising journey.

In each episode, we explore the personalities and motivations of various investors, helping entrepreneurs understand what it truly means to secure venture capital funding. We discuss what investors are looking for in a perfect pitch and offer practical advice on building a solid fundraising strategy.

"The Perfect Pitch" aims to be a valuable resource for entrepreneurs at any stage, offering insights and guidance to navigate the complexities of venture capital. Join us to learn from industry experts and enhance your approach to securing investment for your business.

In this Series

7 Episodes
Covered Topics
  • Distinguishing Characteristics of These VCs
  • What Makes a Perfect Pitch
  • Achieving Product-Market Fit
  • Scaling Businesses and Exiting Ventures
  • Local and Regional Ecosystem Growth
  • How to Approach Building Out Your Cap Table
Special Guests

Sharif El-Badawi

CEO of Dubai Future Distrit Fund


Noor Sweid

CEO of Dubai Future Distrit Fund


Khaled Talhouni

CEO of Dubai Future Distrit Fund


Basil Moftah

CEO of Dubai Future Distrit Fund


Sonia Weymuller

CEO of Dubai Future Distrit Fund


Nader Albastaki

CEO of Dubai Future Distrit Fund


Tarek Assaad

CEO of Dubai Future Distrit Fund

Mentioned Investors

Global Ventures

Global Ventures is a UAE-based international venture capital firm investing in founders and ideas across emerging markets.

Nuwa Capital

Nuwa Capital is a transformative investment platform that redefines the founder-capital relationship, focusing on serving founders while prioritizing transparency and engagement.


Nclude is a pioneering investment platform driving fintech innovation in Egypt and beyond. With a founder-centric approach, it empowers early and growth-stage entrepreneurs focused on financial inclusion.


VentureSouq (VSQ) is a venture capital fund manager based in the MENA region that operates with a global portfolio and is presently concentrating on FinTech and ClimateTech.

Dubai Future District Fund

DFDF is a venture capital and fund of funds that invests in new economy companies that will drive Dubai's future growth.

Algebra Ventures

Algebra Ventures is a venture capital fund that invests in early-stage technology companies.

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