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ADQ and Azerbaijan Sovereign Wealth Fund Form Joint Investment Platform

ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based investment and holding company, and Azerbaijan Investment Holding (AIH), a strategic sovereign wealth fund located in Baku, have announced the formation of a joint venture with the aim of investing in sectors of mutual priority and

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Aliph Capital Secures US$125 Million From ADQ for Its First Fund

Gulf alternative investment manager Aliph Capital has secured a US$125 million investment for its maiden fund from Abu Dhabi investment and holding company ADQ. The firm was founded by Huda Al-Lawati, a private equity professional with over 20 years of

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Top 8 MENA Fintech Funding Rounds With Corporate VC Investment in H1 2022

Corporate venture capital (CVC) deals declined on the whole in terms of number and volume in the first half of 2022, though the average deal size increased to US$35 million in the second quarter of the year. This is according

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Abu Dhabi’s ADQ Launches US$200M Fund for Early Stage Startups

Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund ADQ has launched a new venture capital firm called Further Ventures, serving as the anchor investor in its first US$200 million fund. Further Ventures describes itself as a venture building and investment firm that invests

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ADQ and Jordan’s Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship Launch $100 Million Tech Fund

ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based investment and holding company,  announced the launch of a $100 million technology-focused venture capital fund with the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship (MoDEE) of Jordan, in the presence of His Excellency the Prime Minister of

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Etisalat: A New Digital Banking Platform for the UAE

ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based investment and holding company announced the Central Bank of the UAE has granted an in-principle approval to launch a new digital banking platform, which will be called Wio. With its headquarters in Abu Dhabi, Wio will

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These 3 Abu Dhabi Startup Investors Made Big Bets on Fintech

The year has seen a flurry of activity across the tech landscape in the Middle East, but especially so for fintech. Startup investors, both private and government-backed, have flocked to this sector in the UAE, just like they have across

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