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Sports For All: Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud Announced as Chairman of the Saudi Mass Participation Federation

HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal, Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee (SAOC), has appointed HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud as the Chairman of the Saudi Mass Participation Federation (MPF). Source: Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee  Under the mandate of “Sports For All”, the MPF is responsible for promoting and …

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Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay invites diners to enjoy a taste of healthy living with Folia, a new plant-based menu at Bay View Lounge

Luxury hotel in the heart of Manama proves healthy eating can be delicious with the launch of ‘Folia’, a new plant-based menu developed by celebrated Chef Matthew Kenney and KBW Ventures Created in partnership with KBW Ventures, founded by HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, Folia’s culinary selection includes 10 wholesome, plant-based …

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Fintech innovator Square debuts new debit card aimed at small businesses

Square Inc. (Square) announced a new form of debit card adding an additional revenue stream to its existing business model. The new debit Mastercard, dubbed Square Card, is free for existing and new Square sellers, and can be used at ATMs to withdraw funds. The card, as part of its community program, also encourages intra-commerce transactions …

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Beyond Meat teams up with Carl’s Jr. to launch the Beyond Famous Star burger

Beyond Meat announced the launch of the Beyond Famous Star burger at Carl’s Jr., the company’s biggest US-based restaurant partnership to date. Announced on January 2, 2019, the Beyond Famous Star is a plant-based take on the fast food chain’s most touted product, the Famous Star, its signature burger. According to a news post by …

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Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed participates in Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2019

Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, founder of the KBW Group of Companies, participated in a panel discussion at the 2019 edition of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW). The panel took place during the Future Sustainability Summit as part of ADSW’s larger agenda for the five-day event. Moderated by US-UAE Business Council President, Danny Sebright, panel members …

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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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