KAUST Innovation Fund

Investor type

VC

Founded

2009

AUM

-

Location

Saudi Arabia

$0-1 m

Investment Ticket

3-5 years

Investment Horizon

Seed, Series A

Investment Stage

Sale to strategic investor, IPO

Exit Strategy

Profile

Established in 2009, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a graduate-level research university located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia. KAUST is dedicated to advancing science and technology through interdisciplinary research, education and innovation. Curiosity-driven and goal-oriented research is conducted by students, faculty, scientists and engineers to address the world’s pressing scientific and technological challenges related to food, water, energy and the environment. The University currently educates and trains over 900 master’s and doctoral students supported by an academic community of 150 faculty members, 400 postdocs and 300 research scientists. With 100 nationalities working and living at KAUST, the University brings together people and ideas from all over the world.

Industry

VR/AR E-commerce/Marketplace Fintech Hardware IT Services Mobile/Apps SaaS AI Education Edtech Financial Services Food and Beverage Foodtech Healthcare Services Other Pharmaceuticals Robotics Software MedTech Technology Life Sciences Infrastructure HealthTech

Region of investment

Middle East

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