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Issa Aghabi

Head of Investment
Twofour54
PreMoney MENA Speaker

Issa Aghabi is Head of Investments at twofour54, responsible for managing the company’s funding of start-ups, early stage and growth businesses across the wider media and entertainment platform including media-tech, digital, mobile, web, music and gaming

Issa’s career has so far been focused on finance and investment for over 11 years, specialising in early stage businesses in the wider TMT space.

Having started his career in investment banking, Issa then transitioned into the regional Venture Capital space in 2007 as founding members of IV Holdings / Accelerator technologies, one of the first venture funds in the Arab world. Issa has also consulted at Yahoo! to help shape their growth plans from both an investment and business development perspective. He then joined N2V, a regional online holding company, as the Head of business development and investment which included him acting as a director in one of their portfolio companies. He recently re-joined twofour54 to run the Investment Department which oversees their venture and strategic partnership activities.

Issa holds an MBA with focus on Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Mergers & Acquisition, Corporate Finance from Cass Business School (City University of London) and a bachelor degree in Commerce from Concordia University

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