Mohamad Ballout

Co-Founder, Ripples capital

Mohamad Ballout is an entrepreneur turned investor who co-founded BMB, one of the largest confectionary businesses in the Middle East, and exited in June of 2016. Since then, Mohamad has co-founded a series of start-ups in the food sector, with a large focus on food technology and innovation. 

Through his new investment platform Ripples Capital, Mohamad has invested in seed stage rounds in several ventures, with a focus on businesses that can be tech-enabled. Ripples Capital’s Venture Studio arm is involved in starting up multiple innovative concepts in the F&B industry, focused on the MENA region. Based in Dubai, the firm is involved from concept development to the execution phase. Ripples Capital’s Equity Investment arm invests in businesses that are at the tipping point of becoming scale-ups. With a particular focus on F&B, Manufacturing and Retail, its goal is to assist all partners to scale their businesses across the region.