Portfolio Companies




Arzan VC team possesses extensive expertise in the areas of investment, technology, and entrepreneurship, bringing a combined local and global experience gained from exposure to leading organizations across the globe.

Laith Zraikat
Hasan J. Zainal

Managing Partner

Hasan founded Arzan VC in June 2013, bringing with him 12 years of investment & operational experience.

Adeel Shahid


Adeel has 17+ years of experience in the financial services sector including commercial banks, asset and wealth management companies, SPVs, investment and private banks and funds. 


Asia Kabel

Investment Manager

Asia joined Arzan VC in 2020 and prior to that she used to work at KPMG Kuwait advising the Kuwait National Fund (KNF) for small & medium enterprise development and handled funding. 

Dominika Bzduchova

Communication & Investor Relations Manager

Dominika joined Arzan VC in 2020, bringing with her 10 years of communication experience in the Middle East and Africa. She holds a doctoral degree (PhDr.) in International Relations.

Maha Al Zeir

Talent Acquisition Manager

Maha has 15 years of comprehensive HR experience in different sectors. She had worked with numerous HR Consulting and Support teams.

Advisory Team

Jassem Hasan Ali Zainal


Mr. Jassem is the Chairman & CEO of Arzan Financial Group. He has 30+ years of experience in different industries.

Hashim Gillani

Advisory Member

Mr. Hashim is Senior VP of Corporate Development & Communications at Alghanim Industries, one of the largest privately owned businesses in the Middle East.


Muhannad Abulhasan

Advisory Member

Mr. Muhannad is the CEO of Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Ltd. He has 20+ years of diversified experience in various industries.

Mohamad Charafeddine

Advisory Member

Mr. Mohamad is a VP of Product at Careem. He used to work for Facebook (Core ML) and Samsung (Dir R&D AI Lab).