MIT REAP Team King Abdullah Economic City’s (KAEC) focus is on King Abdullah Economic City, which is located along the coast of the Red Sea, about 100 km north of Jeddah. The Team is Championed by the SME Authority and Prince Mohammad Bin Salman College (MBSC). It also has strong representation from the Economic Cities Authority and Artista.

Team Members

Risk Capital

Innovation Ecosystem Stakeholder Model

Osama Ashri
Head of Development, MBS College
Muwaffaq Jamal
Vice Governor, SME Authority
Saleh Alkhudhair
Funding Supervisor, SME Authority
Mohammed Almalki
Vice Governor, Ease of Doing Business, SME Authority
Mohammed Alghamdi
CEO of Namaa Almunawara
Majed Abunahyyah
General Manager, SME Authority
Mazen Alsaleh
Director General, Economic Cities Authority
Deemah Alyahya
CEO, MiSK Foundation
Loai Nassim
Founder & CEO, Lomar

Team Strategy

  • Challenge & Opportunity:
  • Strategy & Action

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Core Regional Metrics

Economic & Social Progress

Social progress and economic prosperity as a collective measure of development in a region.

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Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystems are regional environments that effectively support startups focused on addressing global markets based on technological, process or business model innovation.

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