Who we are

Naseba Capital is a leading organisation providing private placement and M&A transaction support in the Gulf region and other emerging markets. Based in Dubai, we leverage Naseba’s 15-year presence in the region and our extensive hands-on experience in facilitating deals between global innovative companies and investors.


In particular, we assist:

  • Early-stage companies to raise VC funding and close M&A deals;
  • VC/PE funds to raise capital with institutional investors and family offices;
  • Institutional investors, VC funds and family offices to build deal flow;
  • Family offices to structure and manage their investment processes.


Naseba Capital is a unit of Naseba. Naseba offers global business facilitation services. Naseba creates growth opportunities by bringing together people, partners, and ideas. Naseba helps companies to raise capital, enter new markets, secure partners, close sales, and educate your workforce. Naseba’s goal is to create opportunity and add economic value at every stage of its clients’ journey.

Visit Naseba

Years of presence in the GCC


Years facilitating deals


Clients assisted


Profiled investors


Active relationships

Why we are different


Passion & drive

We are passionate about technology and entrepreneurship and we want to support businesses that change the world. We are bold, relentless and committed to the success of our clients.


Established player

We leverage 15+ years of presence in the GCC with representative offices in the US, China, and India. We have a truly global reach and we have been serving hundreds of clients across the globe.


Vast network

We have a unique network of high-level contacts covering institutional investors, VC and PE firms, corporate VCs, family offices, sovereign funds, and funds of funds.



We value integrity and fairness and we strive to become the long-term trusted advisor to each of our clients.

What we do



  • Strategy review
  • Investors selection
  • Approach material and strategy
  • Investors’ roadshows
  • Negotiation support

M&A Transaction

M&A transactions

  • Buy-side target identification
  • Sell-side acquirer identification
  • Valuation
  • Negotiation support

Search & Screen

Buy-side search & screen

  • Strategy review
  • Sector analysis
  • Long-list acquisition targets
  • Negotiation support

VC Fundraising

Fund raising for VC funds

  • Review of PPM and presentations
  • Investors selection
  • Investors’ roadshows

Our history

We passionately and energetically support the fund raising efforts of our clients

In the last 6 years, Naseba Capital has worked together with 100+ clients to raise funds with primary investors worldwide. Our past mandates range from small Series A to large Series C+, from primary PE/VC funds looking for additional Limited Partners to small technology companies raising the first round of funding, from tech-based companies willing to finance industrial prototypes with Corporate VCs to small startups partnering with large business angels.

Our clients include

A strong team

Nicola Bettio

Nicola Bettio

Managing Director

Nicola is the Managing Director of NASEBA Capital, a leading organization providing private placement and M&A transaction support in the Gulf region and other emerging markets. Based in Dubai, Naseba Capital leverages 15-year presence in the region and an extensive hands-on experience in facilitating deals between global innovative companies and investors.

Before joining Naseba Capital, Nicola spent four years in Saudi Arabia to establish and lead the KAUST Innovation Fund, the venture fund supporting KAUST’s pipeline of technology-based startup projects and investing in high-profile international technology companies. Under Nicola’s leadership, the fund has invested in more than 25 startups in a wide range of sectors, from renewables to biotech, from drones to smart cities.

For over a decade, Nicola co-led EonTech Ventures, an independent Luxembourg-based venture capital fund focused on European early-stage technology companies, as Founder and Managing Partner. He has also spent a substantial portion of his career as a management consultant at Arthur D. Little, in the Paris and Milan office, where he was a member of the Global TIME (Telecommunication, Information, Media & Electronics) practice. In 2011, as co-founder, he participated in the establishment of a venture capital fund in Russia.

Nicola holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Business Administration and Economics MS from Università L. Bocconi.

Nicola is a passionate equestrian, scuba diving instructor and FAA/EASA certified private pilot.

Shahid Kabeer

Shahid Kabeer

Senior Associate

Shahid holds more than seven years’ experience in investor relations, deal origination, private placement and venture business development. He has advised and promoted companies from more than 20 countries across multiple sectors from real estate, renewables to tech and healthcare, building strong deal flow relations with family offices, institutional and corporate VCs in the Gulf and China.

Over the last few years, he’s been actively focused on start-ups in developing segments under tech (fintech, deep tech, AR, enterprise blockchain) and healthcare (biotech, medtech, and services).

A specialist in multi-cultural business, Shahid has worked on bridging innovation from developed regions with emerging markets. Today he combines the experience of both regions in order to drive success for Naseba Capital’s core investor mandates.

Shahid holds an MSc in Engineering Management and a BS in Biotechnology.

Immanuel Reginald

Immanuel Reginald

Senior Associate

Immanuel has six years’ experience in consulting and raising capital for top-tier technology start-ups, healthcare, biotechnology, real estate and mining companies worldwide. Over the years he has built extensive relationships across the Middle East and Asia with major financial institutions, private equity and venture firms, family offices, and high-net-worth individuals. Immanuel is striving to better facilitate and establish entrepreneurial and investment bridges between North America, Europe, the GCC, and China.

Over the last few years, Immanuel has been actively focusing on strategic partnerships, tech transfer and venture fundraising between life science innovation from developed markets and emerging markets such as the Middle-East and Asia.

Immanuel holds a Bachelors in Business Administration (BBA) from Heriot-Watt University, UK and is currently pursuing CFA Level 1.

Aleksandra Dimitrova

Aleksandra Dimitrova


Since April 2017, Aleksandra has held an Analyst position at Naseba Investor Services, responsible for researching and acquiring global investment opportunities matching the investors’ mandates across the Middle East and China.

Aleksandra is currently completing her Economics Degree from the University of Economics in Bulgaria.

Sandra He

Sandra He


Sandra joined Naseba in 2017 as an Analyst, supporting cross-border investment origination between Asia and innovative companies in the Healthcare, Technology and Real Estate sectors.

Sandra holds a Bachelor of Management from East China University of Political Science and Law.

Get in touch


Indigo Icon, Office 3301
Cluster F, Jumeirah Lake Towers
Dubai, UAE


+971 45 81 43 00