Omar Darwazah

Omar Darwazah

General Partner
Arab Angel Fund

Omar is a Founder and General Partner at the Arab Angel Fund, a $25 million early stage venture fund focused on Seed and Series A technology investments in North America which helps entrepreneurs access the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) markets. Previously, he was Director of Investor Relations, Strategy and Business Development at OCI N.V. based in New York City for over 3 years and was Head of Investor Relations at Orascom Construction Industries based in Cairo, Egypt for over 6 years prior to the company’s relocation to the Euronext Amsterdam. Prior to launching his fund and joining the OCI-family, Omar was a Transfer Pricing Consultant for Deloitte Tax LLP based in Chicago and a Leveraged Finance Analyst for Deutsche Bank in London. Omar has over 11 years of international experience in corporate finance, corporate communications, management consulting, strategy, investor relations and venture capital. Omar holds a BA in Economics and Political Science with Honors from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.