Plus VC, Tawaref in Strategic Partnership To Expedite Seamless Setup of Companies in Saudi Arabia

Plus VC, Tawaref in Strategic Partnership To Expedite Seamless Setup of Companies in Saudi Arabia
Hasan Haider (R), Managing Partner of +VC and Saeed Al Ansari, Founder of Tawaref

•  Plus VC and Tawaref join forces: Plus VC, a MENA-based venture capital firm specializing in early-stage tech startups, and Tawaref, a tech investment community, have signed a MoU to streamline the setup process for portfolio companies in Saudi Arabia.

•  Accelerating market entry: Through Tawaref’s Saudi Landing program, the partnership aims to expedite the incorporation process for tech startups, addressing challenges related to government approvals and regulatory requirements in the Saudi market.

•  Strategic collaboration for startup success: The collaboration between Plus VC and Tawaref signifies a commitment to supporting founders in navigating the complexities of establishing operations in Saudi Arabia, facilitating fundraising opportunities, and expanding investor networks.

Plus VC (+VC), a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage tech and tech-enabled startups in MENA has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tawaref, a tech investment community, financing top regional startup to accelerate the incorporation process of portfolio companies in Saudi Arabia via its Saudi Landing program.

Commenting on the signing of the MoU, Hasan Haider, Managing Partner of +VC, said, At +VC, our strategy is to constantly look for new and innovative ways to help our founders thrive. 

+VC understands the increasing need for a company such as Tawaref, to accelerate time to market and help tech startups meet the challenges posed by obtaining approvals from multiple government departments and expediting the establishment process in Saudi Arabia. 

Saudi Landing by Tawaref is a One-Stop Shop solution that coordinates with more than 10 entities in the Kingdom and offers guidance on market entry strategies, regulatory requirements, and local business practices.

“With the majority of our founders keen to expand to Saudi Arabia, the signing of the MoU was key, to demonstrating our commitment to augmenting initiatives that will help our founders accelerate the establishment of commercial operations, explore fundraising opportunities, and expand their investor network, Haider added.

“We are delighted to partner with Tawaref, their pivotal role as catalysts, their strong track record, and their highly professional team of experts can help our startups to resolve the complexities of incorporation, and strongly position them for success and scalability,” Haider said.

The MoU between + VC and Tawaref marks a milestone for a new way of cooperation between both parties. Under the terms of the MoU, Tawaref will work with +VC portfolio companies to facilitate the seamless setup of its operations in Saudi via its flagship Saudi Landing program.

In addition, both parties jointly will share deals, investment analysis, and market trends to keep updated on regional updates. 

Saeed Al Ansari, Founder and CEO of Tawaref, said, “We are thrilled to have partnered with +VC which represents some incredible startups. Our vision advances our strategy to assist tech startups from around MENAP and beyond to incorporate their business into Saudi’s vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

“This strategic collaboration will help us to incorporate the startups and establish us as a robust service provider,” Al Ansari added.

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