An investor with a background in deep tech, Hani Enaya is a partner at STV, MENA's largest venture capital fund. Hani sources and structures deals with businesses of interest to STV and supports their management after deal close, sitting on the boards of many STV portfolio companies.
Prior to his work with STV, Hani led investments in TAQNIA and Riyad TAQNIA Fund, a $120M VC fund focused on investing in technology startups in the fields of energy, advanced materials, and ICT.
Hani has served as the Director of the Center of Excellence for Green Nanotechnologies (CEGN) at the University of California, Los Angeles and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) in Riyadh. During his time with CEGN, Hani co-founded Carbonics, a UCLA and KACST spinout that employs earth- abundant carbon nanomaterials to vastly improve the performance of next-generation electronics.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Hani obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in physics and PhD in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University, where he graduated as valedictorian. Hani holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Hani will be serving his fellowship at STV; he is a member of Class 24.