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Bloom partners with American Express Middle East to bring blockchain innovation to region as part of ACCELERATE ME

Bloom, a blockchain solution that allows users to benefit from identity security and take part in an inclusive credit system, announced a collaboration with American Express Middle East to help drive fintech innovation as part of American Express Middle East’s ACCELERATE ME program. A blockchain solution for secure identity and credit scoring, Bloom has issued …

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CEO magazine: “Meet Saudi Arabia’s Tech Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal”

“Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal is using canny investments in a wide range of Silicon Valley tech firms to help the planet, bring global know-how to the Middle East and boost his bottom line.” Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, founding Chief Executive Officer of KBW Ventures, is featured in an exclusive interview with CEO magazine …

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Award-winning tech startup Geltor raises $18.2 million in Series A funding

Geltor, founded in 2015 by CEO Alexander Lorestani and CTO Nick Ouzounov, announced a Series A raise of US$18.2 million. The round, spearheaded by widely-regarded VC firm Cultivian Sandbox for its investments in ag-tech and food tech, brings Geltor’s total funding to date to $23 million. The company’s Seed funding round of $4.75 million was …

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Zipline lauded for brevity and accuracy in The Economist

Zipline, operators of the world’s only drone delivery system at national scale to send urgent medicines and biological materials needed for medical facilities including blood and vaccines, was featured in a special report covering unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in The Economist. The article, published on October 23rd, discusses the realities of drone logistics and the …

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Startup Evenings by Startup MGZN hosts Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed

Startup MGZN, Bahrain’s award-winning digital publication and community for startups, held its 20th #StartupEvenings private gathering with Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal as its honorary guest speaker. Prince Khaled, founder of KBW Ventures and of KBW Investments, is a technology enthusiast, investor, and an avid promoter of entrepreneurship in the MENA region and further afield. The event, …

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In Pictures: Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed accepts Technology Investor of the Year award

HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal, founder and Chief Executive Officer of KBW Ventures and founder and Chairman of KBW Investments, attended the 2018 CEO Middle East Awards as the evening’s Guest of Honor. Prince Khaled was accompanied by senior executives from across the KBW Group of portfolio companies, and addressed his team members …

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Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed participates in the 2018 NEXUS Global Summit in New York City

The 2018 NEXUS Global Summit, under the theme of “Next Generation Solutions for a World in Transition”, took place from July 26-28 at The New School in New York City, and included a session at the United Nations headquarters. The annual event, now in its eighth edition, featured a roster of speakers addressing topics from …

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Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills launches Folia, a plant-based menu

Developed in partnership with KBW Ventures founded by HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal, Folia’s culinary selection includes 10 wholesome, plant-based items including starters, entrées, and desserts The Plant-Based Menu will be available at the poolside Cabana Restaurant and in the Hotels’ new Wellness Rooms starting July 20, 2018 This summer, Four Seasons Hotel …

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HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed attends the UN’s High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development as Chairman of the SGBF

Together with the leadership and members of the Saudi Green Building Forum (SGBF), HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal attended the UN’s High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development in his capacity as Chairman of the organization. The HLPF, staged at the United Nations’ New York City headquarters, addressed a variety of subjects related …

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PDTRA and KBW Ventures sign proposal to contribute to Petra site restoration, and to protect working animals in Petra with the aim of supporting the Jordanian tourism sector

• Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority (PDTRA) Chief Commissioner Falah Omoush signed with Founder and Chief Executive Officer of KBW Ventures HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal AlSaud • KBW Ventures Jordan will donate a number of specialized electric vehicles to transport tourists and visitors within Petra • KBW Ventures will be contributing …

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