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Nidal Qanadilo

Managing Partner, South Point

Nidal is a leader in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s entrepreneurship space, building ecosystems and helping thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs to build successful companies. He’s created acclaimed acceleration programs and invested in many startups at Oasis 500 (seed fund and business accelerator) and beyond.  As managing partner at South Point, Nidal supports exceptional growth-stage tech companies through his know how, access to networks and raising capital.  He’s currently in the process of launching an early-stage venture capital fund that will focus on MENA.

Nidal is working with leading public and private sector organizations to develop an ‘ecosystem approach’ to advancing entrepreneurship in Jordan and other MENA countries. He is also helping to develop the corporate innovation systems for leading regional companies.  Previously, he was a director at Jordan’s Ministry of ICT where he partnered with global technology firms and helped establish Jordan as an offshore contact centre hub.