The report of the Arab Forum: improving investment in startups in Saudi Arabia with a vision to 2030

The report of the ArabNet refers to the contribution of the Vision 2030 in Saudi Arabia to improve investment in startups.

تقرير عرب نت: تحسين الاستثمار في الشركات الناشئة في السعودية مع رؤية 2030

Saudi Arabia has seen a marked improvement in investment in emerging companies in the years in all countries, thanks to the goal of Vision 2030 which pays its adoption of the growth of the UK economy on the oil sector, where the kingdom is trying to build a thriving economy through the support of ready for business, innovation and through the support of startups, investment and other.

According to the text of Article IV of Syria “the reality of investment of humanity to turn to in the Middle East and North price between 2013 – 2018 ” prepared by ArabNet in partnership with the Mohammed bin Rashid Foundation-American citizens of the SMEs, the Saudi Arabia own 95 startup activist, but its registration has the largest number of startups generated by the action (39 startup companies) that moved to the valley of death between 2013 and 2018.

The kingdom ranks second as the proportion of oil in the Middle East and North prices imply that the GCC states are increased by 17%, while the United Arab of Emirates ranked first by 31%. This ratio remained constant in adoption over the years has maintained the largest sectors of the market than in other markets.

Given that 70% of investors are concentrated in the Gulf Cooperation Council are, the value is the second highest proportion of investors increased by 19%, comes after the UAE, which registered 36%. Despite that, the Excel companies invested in Iran and extremism on the rest of the Middle East and North price; but in the year of all the ahadith, recorded the other markets improved supervision while Saudi Arabia is experiencing a decline in the share of the corporate investor during the period between 2013 and 2017.

The pages fall and the rise in Saudi Arabia

Looking on a map the number of investment deals in the Middle East and North price, come Saudi Arabia is ranked fourth according to the number of investment deals 2017 by 41 deal and in 2018 increased by 26 deal, while scoring 180 deal invested between 2013 and 2018.

As the number of transactions decreased 2018 compared to 2017, the value of the page has increased significantly from 39 million barrels in the period 2017 to 59 million dollars in 2018 .This rise, has managed to Iran and finally restore the value of the pages that was available on the conference in 2013 and 2014 after years of decline in the value of investments.

Although nominated for Saudi Arabia the decline by 37% in the number of transactions between 2017 and 2018, The these trades in dollars are committed 2018 compared to 2017; this relationship is essentially the investment of the crowded, in the company of money (Unifonic) amounting to 21 million dollars more.

As for the ratio of women’s institutions in each market, we note that only 16% of the founders of emerging companies in the kingdom of women out of 192 of the founder. But it seems that the situation began to change in the field of business in the kingdom which was dominated by men for years, so after you chose the numbers of women in the corporate sector is emerging.

You can find more information about the pulse of the corporate sector arising in the region, read through the full report from here.

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