The Middle East’s Power Businesswomen 2021
Rank: #47

Noor Sweid

Title: Founder and General Partner
Nationality: American
Company: Global Ventures
Sector: Investments

GlobalVentures has a diverse portfolio of startups including HolidayMe, Mumzworld, Kitopi, and Tabby. Before founding GlobalVentures, Sweid served as the chief investment officer of the Dubai Future Foundation and was a founding partner of Leap Ventures. Sweid was recognized as one of the World’s Top 50 Women in Tech by Forbes in 2018. Aside from venture capital, Sweid founded a chain of yoga and pilates studios in the Middle East, which she sold in 2014. She is a member of the forum of Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum and serves as chairwoman of the Middle East Venture Capital Association.