Agility Ventures: Growing Tomorrow’s Great Ideas

We offer more than just capital. Agility Ventures offers start-ups unrivaled access to a global network of resources, and the know-how to incubate, invest and scale the best ideas. Our partners can tap into Agility’s roster of 60,000+ global customers, supplier network, and strong on-the ground relationships and operations in more than 100 countries.

Agility Ventures is the corporate venture arm of Agility,
a global logistics company and emerging markets leader.

We partner with start-ups who are championing technologies that can help build faster, more secure, and more sustainable supply chains.

Why Do We Invest?

Because anticipating the future helps us thrive. Our aim is two-fold:

First

To grow as our partners grow. Together, we can reshape the future of logistics.

Second

To drive innovation in our own business. Agility is serious about becoming a leading digital player in our industry.

Our Investment Interests

We invest in companies and technologies that have strong applications to the supply chain, including:

Freight platforms

  • Freight platforms
  • Ecommerce enablement
  • Last mile
  • Sustainable supply chain

Artificial Intelligence

  • Internet-
    of-Things
  • Big Data
  • Blockchain
  • Green-tech
  • Technology Interests

Start-ups Showcase

Our growing portfolio includes partners from around the world:

Meet the Team

Henadi Al-Saleh
Chair of the Board, Agility

Henadi is currently the Chair of the Board for Agility. She is also a board member of Gulf Warehousing Co. Previously, she served as the Head of Capital Markets for NBK Capital. Henadi holds an Economics degree from Tufts University.

Henadi Al-Saleh

Chair of the Board, Agility

Fahad Al-Shatti
Vice President

Before joining Agility Ventures, Fahad was Chief Representative at the Kuwait Investment Authority, where he spent almost a decade working in China. He was also a Senior Analyst for Crude Oil in Kuwait. Fahad studied Mechanical Engineering at Cal State University.

Fahad Al-Shatti

Vice President

Abdullah Fakhra
Senior Manager

Abdullah brings experience from his prior positions at the Kuwait Investment Authority, AXA Investment Managers in Paris and London, and the Privatization Co. in Kuwait. He is also an active start-up investor, a co-founder of four start-up companies, and an advisor to the Government of Kuwait. Abdullah studied Finance at Kuwait University, received an MBA at INSEAD and earned the CMA and CVA designations.

Abdullah Fakhra

Senior Manager

Lamia Hayat
Manager

Lamia began her career as a consultant at Ernst & Young. She also worked in Corporate Banking at the National Bank of Kuwait, and with the Strategic Development team at Zain Group. Lamia studied Information Systems at Penn State University then received an MBA from IESE Business School in Spain.

Lamia Hayat

Manager

Mumdouh Al-Hiraki
Senior Associate

Mumdouh worked as a Venture Capital and Private Equity Associate at Arzan Venture Capital before joining Agility. He also has experience working in Advisory with Deloitte, and Deals Transactions with PwC. He also co-founded Hope School (an NGO). Mumdouh was a double major in Finance and Decision Systems at the American University of Beirut (AUB).

Mumdouh Al-Hiraki

Senior Associate

Kevin Atiyeh
Analyst

Kevin joined Agility Ventures from the Investment Banking department at BLOMINVEST Bank in Beirut. He has also worked in Asset Management with NBK Capital in Kuwait. Kevin studied Finance at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.

Kevin Atiyeh

Analyst

Hamad Hayat
Analyst

Hamad joins the Agility Ventures team as a university graduate. He worked as an intern with Vocochat. Hamad earned a degree in Management and Entrepreneurship from Bentley University in Boston, United States.

Hamad Hayat

Analyst

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