FOR RELEASE ON
4th March 2010
Contact: Rola Osseiran - Marketing & Communication Manager
Draper Investment Company (Zurich) Becomes a SAMENA Member
DUBAI, UAE - 4th March 2010 - Bocar A. BA, President of SAMENA Telecommunications Council welcomes Draper Investment Company (Zurich) into its rapidly expanding membership base.
Draper Investment Company is an active, global venture capital firm that specializes in investments in early-stage software, telecommunications and information technology companies. We seek entrepreneurs with the experience, energy, vision and desire to build great companies. Formed to diversify the Draper family investing initiatives, Draper Investment Company is funding global technology companies of tomorrow and helping them to achieve maximum potential through contacts, advice and support. At the same time, we provide our portfolio companies assistance in the areas of strategy, executive team recruiting, operational execution and raising capital. From our location in Zurich, Switzerland, we are able to keep a pulse on emerging technology and telecommunications trends in new global markets and find entrepreneurs developing innovative business models internationally.
Our past investments have included Skype, Plazes, Securewave and others.
More information, please visit us at www.draperco.com
SAMENA Telecommunications Council is a tri-regional, non-profit telecommunications association that embodies a community of South Asian, Middle Eastern, and North African telecoms operators, manufacturers, regulatory authorities, and academia. SAMENA aims to be the ultimate promoter of collaboration and knowledge-sharing in the SAMENA region that spans 25 countries.