“We think the future is Saudi Arabia in the region."
This is how Walid Faza, partner at Wamda Capital, opened Wamda’s first #MixNMentor of 2017, in Riyadh Saturday, an event held in partnership with King Saud University’s (KSU) King Salman Institute for Entrepreneurship.
Regulations, infrastructure and funding were the three main challenges that entrepreneurs repeatedly brought up during the event’s mentorship sessions.
While those challenges were not unique throughout the region, most startups participating were earlier stage than what is commonly seen at Mix N’Mentor, but far more enthusiastic and determined.
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