About Us

WJ Ventures is a post-MVP seed fund that invests and provides support to startups, that work with innovation-based business models and provide creative products and services.

Our Objectives

  • Support the Saudi startup ecosystem by providing financial support and mentoring to early stage innovation-based startups.
  • Establish best practices in seed funding in KSA and early stage support to maximize the success rate for startups.



  • At least one full-time founder
  • We look for dynamic, creative, and persistent qualities

Business Model

  • Innovation based business model, products, or services, that are scalable and have a regional growth strategy
  • We don’t invest in microbusinesses, such as, restaurants, laundry, grocery stores, and real estate … etc


  • A minimal viable product (MVP) must be available at the time of application.
  • Business model validation (sales test preferred)

Application Steps


Submit form, business overview, and answer questions candidly


A 10 minute pitch with 5 minutes for questions


Sign the due diligence agreement with WJ Ventures. We work with you to refine your preliminary business and financial plans to define your capital requirements

Deal Closing

Negotiations and legal agreements


We work with you to accomplish targets and monitor KPIs, we coach you, and we take a seat at your board


WJ Ventures team

Ahmad Abbas

Investment committee member, Wadi Jeddah Deputy CEO

Rayan Ghurab

Fund Operational Manager

Tariq Linjawi

Investment committee member

Marwan Qutub

Investment committee member

Abdulrahman Hariri

Fund Advisor




+966 12 2506082 Ext. 1121

P.O.Box 11718, Wadi Jeddah building King Abdulaziz University, jeddah 21391