AAF Management

AAF Management

Washington, D.C., United States of America

Founded in 2016

1-10 Employees

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Kyle Hendrick

Kyle Hendrick

Managing Director & General Partner

Omar Darwazah

Omar Darwazah

General Partner & CFO

Description

AAF Management Ltd. (AAF) is an early stage (Seed and Series A) venture capital fund manager with $125M in assets under management (AUM) and currently manages two funds: Arab Angel Fund (AAF I) and Yasi Ventures (AAF II). AAF carved out a niche in the venture capital fund manager ecosystem as the go-to experts for providing access to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions for brilliant entrepreneurs and venture partners. AAF has invested alongside over 600+ tier I and tier II venture capital firms, corporate venture arms, top performing incubators and accelerators and notable angel investors including: Founders Fund, Y-Combinator, Menlo Ventures, 8VC, Sequoia Capital, Goldman Sachs, Exxon Mobil, General Motors Samsung Ventures among others. AAF I was composed of over 65 family offices from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait, Turkey, UK, San Francisco and New York with over 70% of the LPs based in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. In aggregate, the general partners at the firm have made over 100 direct early stage venture backed investments of which 70% are located in Silicon Valley and New York and are LPs in over 16 early stage funds globally. AAF I has a portfolio of 70 of these direct early stage investments spanning a multitude of different sectors including SaaS, eCommerce, HealthCare and FinTech.

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