Jordan’s ISSF to invest $1.5 million in Dubai-based Global Ventures

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  • Global Ventures is a Dubai-based growth-driven venture capital firm focused on investing in growth-stage technology.
  • Investing in progressive funds such as Global Ventures supports ambitious SMEs to expand their businesses, ISSF said.

The Innovative Startups and SMEs Fund (ISSF) – the largest investment fund of its kind in Jordan – has announced a direct investment of $1.5 million in Global Ventures, local media reports said.

Global Ventures is a Dubai-based growth-driven venture capital firm focused on investing in growth-stage technology companies across the Middle East and Africa

The investment was made in December, and underlines the ISSF’s commitment to empowering promising Jordanian startups as part of efforts to enhance the local entrepreneurship environment and the national economy in general, the reports said.

ISSF General Manager Laith Al Qasem said investing in progressive funds such as Global Ventures supports ambitious SMEs to expand their businesses, enhance operations, and realize their growth potential, leading to a dynamic entrepreneurial landscape and driving robust economic development across Jordan and beyond.

General Partner at Global Ventures, Basil Moftah, said that Jordan is a regional leader in entrepreneurship and a center for some of the most powerful companies and founders in the region, with support and investment programs for small and medium-sized companies dating back to the eighties of the last century.

He explained that Global Ventures’ business is in line with the ISSF’s mission, which focuses on transforming the local and regional entrepreneurial environment into a global hub for technology and innovation.

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