Ali Abussaud is a serial entrepreneur and active venture capitalist with a demonstrated history of working in banking & consulting services. Ali is Skilled in establishing new businesses, change management, valuation & restructuring of existing businesses, negotiation, credit analysis, debt re/structuring, coaching & executive search.
Ali came from a banking background as he holds a B.S. Degree in Finance and Economics from King Fahad of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia.
Also, he worked at ABC Bank-Bahrain, SAMBA Financial Group, National Commercial Bank & Saudi HollandiBank.
In January 2014, Ali established Financial Horizon Group which operates in the following fields: financial consultancy, HR consulting & recruitment services, ERP solution & banking technology.
In Jan 2017, Ali & his business partner, Hussain Almarhoon established Financial Horizon VC which invests in early & growth stages startups within MENA Region. In May 2018, they announced the establishment of a new MENA SEED & Early Growth VC under the name of HalaVentures.