Case Study | DHX 

The Task:

Dubai Holding in partnership with the Future Foundation aimed to create a public/private partnership venture capital fund, focused on early stage investments in promising companies in the MENA region.

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The Work:

Leyden Ventures provided core fund infrastructure and deal flow development services. These included setting up the deal management, data room, internal comms, and other critical technical infrastructure; drafting of management agreements, investment term sheets, and due diligence templates; and development of a robust deal pipeline in accordance with the board-approved fund thesis.

The Result:

The fund was announced in January 2016 and subsequently rolled into the Dubai Future Foundation organization to aid in the deployment of the Dubai Innovation budget.

Selected Press Mentions:

Dubai Holding launches new investment firm to support start-ups

Dubai Holding to support innovative business in MENA

Dubai Holding Launches DHx, An Investment Company Focused On Young Innovative Businesses