Amir is the Co-founder and Managing Partner at BECO Capital, a Venture Capital firm that provides early-stage growth capital and hands-on operational support for technology companies in the MENA region with a focus on the GCC.
BECO Capital has been associated with some of the most successful technology venture capital transactions in the region. The Firm is a hands-on partner that assists its portfolio companies through growth finance and operational support. Its team brings a rich and diverse experience in venture capital, technology, entrepreneurship and finance, triggering value creation across all the business and operational functions of portfolio companies. This includes helping them to expand to new markets across the GCC, acquire key talent, implement operational improvements, adopt corporate governance practices and raise growth funds.
Amir has over 12 years of experience being actively involved with a wide range of early-stage ventures as an entrepreneur, mentor and investor, starting his career at CLS Capital Partners, a Corporate VC firm based in London, followed by what was then the first seed capital fund in the MENA region, the Arab Business Angel Network, before becoming an entrepreneur himself. Amir has co-founded a number of local businesses, including Webmatiks, a web development agency; Tandem Partners, a startup and small business advisory firm; Toolman Maintenance, a property maintenance company; and Purple PR, a boutique PR agency.
Amir holds a BSc in Computer Information Systems and an MSc in Management from the University of Bath.