We are venture capital investors investing in entrepreneurs who are building the next generation of disruptive tech-enabled companies in the Middle East and the U.S.
Sector Focus: internet, mobile, digital media
Through our Badia Impact Fund we invest in early-stage start-ups in the technology sector, with a geographic focus on Jordan and the Middle East. Badia Impact Fund provides support, networks, and capital for entrepreneurs to achieve global impact.
Sector Focus: niche markets bridging the offline and online worlds
Through our Badia Outreach Fund, we invest in U.S. ventures that are utilizing technology to solve inefficiencies in traditional and niche markets such as life sciences, health care, finance, real-estate, and education.
WHO WE ARE
Emile Cubeisy is a Managing Partner of Silicon Badia. Previously Managing Partner of IV Holdings, the early-stage investment arm of Accelerator Technology Holdings, Emile is currently a board advisor of Oasis 500 and is a director of several regional online and digital media companies. He graduated from the University of Southern California and completed the Senior Executive Program at the Harvard Business School.
Namek is a Founder and Managing Partner of Silicon Badia. Namek’s experience ranges from technology development, product management, business development, and global venture investing. Namek graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors and distinction from Carnegie Mellon University. Namek resides between Jordan and New York and enjoys sports, reading, music and traveling.
Hagop joined Silicon Badia in December 2011 as an Investment Principal. He graduated from Harvard University in 2008 with an honors degree in economics and math. He previously worked for ZAN Partners, a boutique investment manager in London.
Dina is an Investment Associate. She graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London with a BSc honours degree in Economics, Politics and International relations. Prior to joining Silicon Badia, Dina spent two years working with Oasis500, a seed-stage investment fund and accelerator.