The Angel Investor Network (Sirb) was established as an initiative of King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) in line with KACST vision towards a knowledge economy.
Unlike all other investment alternatives in the region, Sirb is an Angel Investor Network with Angel Investors who typically invest entrepreneurs’ new startup companies at very early stages. Sirb angel investors play a critical role to proof the project, and make it marketable for a large investment round later on by large Venture Capitalist (VCs). Sirb contributes to increase the success rates of small and midsize projects at early stages through sustainable administrative and material support offered by angel investors.
Founded in 2016, Inspire Ventures is an emerging Saudi Venture Capital Company based in Riyadh with the objective to invest in ideas with high growth potential.
Inspire Ventures founding team is a group of diversified Saudi entrepreneurial pioneers with a huge investment background and are passionate about innovation, technology, and building solid businesses.
We offer funding to early-growth stage startups mainly in Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries with the aim to be a value-added strategic investor via actively engaging with portfolio companies and providing them with guidance, support, access to the right network in addition to other means to direct their businesses toward success.
Oqal Group (combined from the two Arabic words "Oqool: meaning minds" and "AmwaL: meaning money"). It is a non-profit organization, the first angel investor network in Saudi Arabia with the main objective of growing the SME sector in the country. OQAL Connects entrepreneurs with local/regional investors who are willing to invest in startups, and provide aid to entrepreneurs through guidance from members with specific expertise in knowledge areas such as marketing, finance, accounting, etc.
Oqal investors search for local early-stage highly scalable startups with high potential growth across all sectors. Oqal members make their own investment decisions either individually or in groups in the range of $80,000 to $1.3 million.