Waleed Alballaa

Venture Capital Investor

Venture Capital Investor

Saudi Arabia

Waleed A. Alballaa is a Saudi angel investor with a proven track record in the tech industry. 

Waleed has deep experience in sourcing and structuring technology deals and has a long track record of working closely with founders to help grow and expand their businesses. 

Waleed is an angel investor and is currently focused on a new endeavour, not announced yet, related to the early stage startups ecosystem. Before this, he was a founding partner in one of the region’s largest VC funds, STV (Nov 2016- Jul 2019). Previously, Waleed established the Labor sector inside Elm (a PIF-owned eGov powerhouse based in Saudi) and subsequently laid the foundations for Elm’s first corporate VC arm. 

A software engineer by profession, Waleed’s experience includes working across different verticals in the technology ecosystem in the US where he spent eight years developing and testing products for leading industry players including Microsoft, Cadence Design, and Skyworks Solutions. 

Waleed holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the King Saud University in Saudi Arabia and a master’s in Computer Science from Oregon Health and Science University in the US.