December 2019 :- DANA Group invited to speak on 2 panel discussions at Campden Middle East Family Office Summit in Abu Dhabi, St Regis on 9-10 Dec 2019
December 2019 :-Dr Ruchi Dana, Board member Dana Group was invited to participate in 2 panel discussions a the 12th Middle East Family Enterprise and Investment Private Conference organized by Campden Wealth UK.
The Rise of the Start-up Ecosystem: Opportunity or Threat? One does not need to look far to realize that disruption is imminent. While the new dynamic of the start-up ecosystem offers opportunities to diversify and engage the next generation, what is the current investment environment beyond Uber-Careem, Souq-Amazon and so on? This session will explore the shifting landscape, mentality and risk strategies while comparing whether families are best equipped to “go alone” and the role of traditional venture approaches. Panelists: Dr. Ruchi Dana • Partner, DANA Group, UAE Hisham Elhaddad • Co-Founder, HOF Capital, Egypt-USA Ahmed Al Darwish • Principal and Managing Partner, Noa Capital, KSA-UK Moderated by: Fadi Ghandour • Founder of Aramex and Exec Chairman, WAMDA CAPITAL.
Dr Ruchi said “Aramex was the first arab company to IPO on the NASDAQ, this was in 1997. Yesterday I had the pleasure to be on a panel with its founder Fadi Ghandour!