Mix N Mentor Sheraa Edition

An engaging platform designed to encourage knowledge exchange and forge long lasting connections between Dubai’s prominent entrepreneurs, VC’s, business leaders, and policy makers.

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Event Overview

  • What is it?

    Mix N’ Mentor brings together promising entrepreneurs with top regional and global mentors. Thanks to its unique format and high profile delegates, 74% of past participants say they saw a direct improvement on their business.

  • Mentorship sessions

    At the core of the event are the mentorship sessions. Entrepreneurs will be matched with mentors based on profiles and needs. Various topics will be addressed throughout the sessions.

  • Workshops

    There will be a number of workshops all throughout the event, ranging from User Acquisition to Public Speaking.

  • Fireside Chat

    At the end of the day, the whole group comes together to reflect on learnings in a fun, collaborative and very casual setting.

  • Networking

    Mix N’ Mentor is designed to be a cosy event. No speeches or panels, it’s all about peer to peer learning and networking with high quality mentors. Entrepreneurs will build new connections and deepen old ones.

Mentors (4)

  • Ala Alsallal

    Founder & CEO at Jamalon

  • Helen Al Uzaizi

    Founder & Chief Brand Strategist at Pique

  • Nitin Reen

    Director and Head of Value Creation at Wamda Capital

    Nitin Joined Wamda Capital in May 2017 to lead the Value Creation team through optimization focused interactions with portfolio companies and potential new investees.  Before joining Wamda Capital, Nitin spent 2 years with Rocket Internet in Dubai as a Managing Director at two ventures.  Nitin also co-founded a boutique investment firm specializing in early to mid-stage private equity investments. Prior to that, Nitin worked as an investment banker in Toronto with a focus on Technology, Telecom and Media. Nitin was born in Canada and studied, chemical engineering & applied physics and holds an MBA with a specialty in Corporate Finance. 

  • Walid Faza

    Chief Operating Officer at Wamda

    As the investment principal, Walid is responsible for screening, structuring, and executing the investments as well as providing networking opportunities, strategic direction and ongoing management to these funds’ portfolio companies based in the Region. Walid is an advisor to many start-ups and serves on the Mentorship Network of Mowgli, Oasis500 and the Queen Rania Center of Entrepreneurship.