The COVID-19 pandemic will remain one of the most extraordinary occurrences of the 21st century. Its magnitude forced the world to come to a grinding halt that was unimaginable only weeks prior. Over a year later, with a clear end not quite yet in sight, we’ve begun to see lasting effects on society and markets.
When the world came to a standstill, Kuwaiti Venture Capital investor Abdulaziz Hayat found himself advising a number of startups in desperate need of designing and implementing measures to save the business. How does one save a viable business model that loses all cash flow, or a business model rendered obsolete by a pandemic?
An Economics undergrad from the University of San Diego, Abdulaziz Hayat obtained his graduate degree in Finance from Harvard University. Abdulaziz has served as a trusted advisor to consumer and enterprise startups in the US and MENA.
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