Knuru pursues equity and credit opportunities in the technology sector across the GCC, Africa and Southern Europe with focus on fintech and marketplace verticals.
Knuru is led by a team of investors and entrepreneurs bringing to venture capital extensive cross-asset class experience dedicated to supporting high growth businesses.
co-Founder & CHairman
co-Founder & CEO
Bassim is the founder and CEO of ChannelVAS, the largest airtime lender in emerging markets. As a technology entrepreneur, Bassim brings invaluable experience and expertise to Knuru - a continuous ability to think outside the box and attract talent to join his ventures.
Alain has 25 years of experience in PE and VC, having held senior positions with Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas and more recently as CIO of Waha Capital. Alain has a wealth of experience working with entrepreneurs from startups to IPO.
Nitin Salian is a Chartered Accountant and has 15 years of experience in the fields of accountancy, audit and consulting. He is the founder of Amoh Consulting and held senior positions in Russell Bedford, Advice Pro and RSM.
Alex has over 6 years of experience in Investment Banking, PE and VC. He was previously working at NBK in Dubai and Nomura and Citi in London, where he focused on high-growth tech companies.
Carlo has 3 years of transaction advisory experience across USA and Eurasia. Beside early-stage startup advisory, he worked as an analyst for ARC Group and GründerAtelierfocusing on early and late-stage tech companies.
We support high growth technology businesses in equity and credit capital in the GCC, Africa and Southern Europe.