Hussain Almarhoon holds a B.S. Degree in MIS from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM). He started his career in one of the largest banks in the region as a corporate banker, where he used to manage a diversified portfolio of commercial clients.
In May 2011, Hussain joined a business that is owned by his family. The family-owned business focuses on construction field which gave him the opportunity of managing & restructuring its operations to extend its investment portfolio. In January 2017, Hussain & his business partner, Ali Abussaud established Financial Horizon VC, which invests in Early & Growth stages startups within MENA Region. In May 2018, Hussain & his business partner announced the establishment of HalaVentures, which is a new MENA Seed & Early Growth VC in partnership with other experienced investors with a wide regional network.