Finance Forward MENA 2019
About The Program
Village Capital and MetLife Foundation are looking for entrepreneurs with tech and tech-enabled solutions to challenges around financial inclusion and economic mobility for low to medium income consumers in the Middle East to join the Finance Forward MENA investment readiness program in Amman, Jordan in November 2019.
For our Finance Forward MENA Financial Inclusion accelerator, we’re looking to support entrepreneurs that have solutions that help people and families feel secure in their ability to meet day-to-day needs, face and recover from the unexpected, save and invest for the future, and build wealth to thrive.
Entrepreneurs will benefit from Village Capital’s award-winning curriculum, intensive feedback from their peers, and connections and one-on-one mentorship with potential customers, investors, industry experts, and MetLife employees. Village Capital will cover the costs associated with traveling to Amman, Jordan and two participating companies will be eligible to receive up to $25,000 in capital.
Executive Director at Jordanian Entrepreneurship & Innovation Association
Alexandre Hugo Laure
Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation Specialist at World Bank
Chief Investment Officer at Flat6Labs
Managing Partner at Silicon Badia
Haifa Dia Al-Attia
Vice President for Growth and Regional Expansion at Luminus Education
Investment Officer at International Finance Corporation
Founding Partner at 17 Ventures
Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking at Arab Bank
Managing Director at Endeavor
Founder at Endure Capital
Executive Vice President-Global Head of Treasury at Arab Bank
Senior Vice President, Global Head of Procurement at Arab Bank