IE in Practice: Beta Lab

The “IE in Practice” seeks to provide insights on IE phenomena through the eyes of international entrepreneurs. In this installment, Martina Musteen interviews Dr. Abdulrahman Al Olayan, co-founder and CEO of Beta Lab, Saudi-based VC firm focusing on global startups in deep tech.

Dr. Abdulrahman talks about the immense transformation of the Saudi entrepreneurial ecosystems driven by the Vision 2030 initiative. He discusses the opening of the Saudi economy to the world and global business. He also provides insights on doing business in Saudi Arabia and advice for those seeking to pursue opportunities the region.