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Mo El Husseiny

Founder & Managing Partner

Ventura Capital Ltd

London, UK

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Mo’s Biography

Mo El Husseiny is an investor in start-up ventures. He is Founder and Managing Partner of Ventura Capital which he set up in 2012. Ventura Capital is focused on pre-IPO consumer and cybersecurity technology companies that have the potential to fundamentally disrupt our world.

Mo El Husseiny believes in driving change through investment in technologies and people that enhance our society. Unlike the traditional VC model, he first seeks to identify attractive companies with disruptor potential before seeking to raise investment capital. So far, Ventura has allocated more than $1.1 billion to companies such as Spotify, Delos, Lyft, Twitter and Zilch. Ventura Capital has achieved an average exit of 4X capital invested.

Prior to founding Ventura Capital, Mo El Husseiny spent eight years at Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi Sovereign Wealth Fund, where he was responsible for $15 billion of investments, worked as Director of Special Projects, as well as Chief of Staff to the COO. He ended his tenure as Vice President for Group Strategy. Mo’s career began in London at Goldman Sachs, within the Industrials...
Mo El Husseiny is an investor in start-up ventures. He is Founder and Managing Partner of Ventura Capital which he set up in 2012. Ventura Capital is focused on pre-IPO consumer and cybersecurity technology companies that have the potential to fundamentally disrupt our world.

Mo El Husseiny believes in driving change through investment in technologies and people that enhance our society. Unlike the traditional VC model, he first seeks to identify attractive companies with disruptor potential before seeking to raise investment capital. So far, Ventura has allocated more than $1.1 billion to companies such as Spotify, Delos, Lyft, Twitter and Zilch. Ventura Capital has achieved an average exit of 4X capital invested.

Prior to founding Ventura Capital, Mo El Husseiny spent eight years at Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi Sovereign Wealth Fund, where he was responsible for $15 billion of investments, worked as Director of Special Projects, as well as Chief of Staff to the COO. He ended his tenure as Vice President for Group Strategy. Mo’s career began in London at Goldman Sachs, within the Industrials and Natural Resources Division (IBD).

Away from his work interests, Mo El Husseiny was appointed as a committee member of the Finance Council in Brussels, as a representative of the private sector. The Council is dedicated to advancing and integrating European Banking and Finance Policy.

Mo El Husseiny is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Albert Hall and a Trustee of the Royal Albert Hall Trust. He is Socios dé Honor of the Royal Sailing Club of Spain, is a board member of the Club and is a Trustee of the Club’s Centre of the Disabled, which offers positive experiences for youth with disabilities. He was a key donor to the HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pageant in 2022 and was awarded the Freedom of the City of London in 2021.
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Mo’s Newsfeed

The Mobility House Secures $50 Million Series C Financing

As founder of investment co-lead, Ventura Capital, Mo El Husseiny said that he was delighted to support The Mobility House as a strategic partner.

SGB Media
Playermaker Raised $40 Million In Funding Round

Ventura’s Managing Partner, Mo El Husseiny, said that the ability to track performance data beyond the usual metrics was very exciting.

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Mo’s Background

Ventura Capital Ltd
Founder & Managing Partner
2012 - Present
London, UK
Ventura Capital seeks to provide investors with exposure to cybersecurity and consumer technology companies on a clear trajectory to IPO. Ventura’s investments include Twitter, Uber, Zilch, Tekever and Railsbank.
Mubadala
Acquisitions
Mar 2005 - Dec 2012
Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, with offices in London, Moscow, New York and Beijing, Mubadala manages a portfolio of investments and assets worth over $280billion for the benefit of its shareholder, the Government of Abu Dhabi.
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Current Advisory Roles

Delos Living LLC
Advisory Board Member
New York, NY, USA
By putting health and wellness at the forefront of design and construction decisions, Delos is helping to transform the built environment.

Philanthropy

Royal Albert Hall Trust
Trustee
2020 - Present
London, UK
Opened by Queen Victoria in 1871, the Royal Albert Hall is a renowned performance venue situated on the southern boundary of Hyde Park close to South Kensington, London. It has become one of the UK's most famous concert halls, hosting the Proms classical concerts each year since 1941.
Platinum Jubilee Pageant
Donor
London, UK
The Platinum Jubilee Pageant was a major event of the celebrations to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years of service as monarch. More than 10,000 people took part, including the military, key workers and performers. Estimated to cost £15 million, money for the event was raised from a combination of individuals and corporate sponsors.

Awards & Endorsements

Freedom of the City of London
Freeman
Oct 2021
London, UK
Whilst no longer a prerequisite for those wishing to do business in the City of London, it is nevertheless regarded as an honour to be made a Freeman, and admitted to the Freedom of the City of London.

Fellowships

Royal Albert Hall
Honorary Fellow
2018 - Present
London, UK
Through their continued support of the Royal Albert Hall, Mo, together with his wife, Zoë El Husseiny, were made Honorary Fellows in 2018.

Mo’s Education

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