Hussein is a partner at Hoxton Ventures, an early stage European venture capital firm. He currently represents Hoxton on the boards of Behavox, Darktrace, Karakuri, TourRadar and Yieldify, and previously served on the boards of Babylon Health, bd4travel (acquired by Dnata), Campanja (acquired by 24/7 Media) and Deliveroo.
Prior to forming Hoxton, Hussein was an associate at Accel Partners. He joined Accel from Microsoft Corporation where he was a platform planner, product manager and senior manager. Hussein also helped put together Safe-View (acquired by L-3), Radiance Technologies (acquired by Comcast), Studio Verso (acquired by KPMG), and helped Eros International (NYSE:EROS) launch ErosNow, its online video platform for Bollywood. Hussein has also assisted the UK government with technology policy and appears occasionally on BBC, Bloomberg, CNN and Sky News.
He holds an MBA from London Business School, and did his undergraduate studies in Symbolic Systems at Stanford University.
February 14th, 2020 | 32 mins 47 secs
europe, investment, startups, venture
This episode is part 2 of the Arabnet series we recorded in Saudi Arabia where we welcome Hussein Kanji, Partner at Hoxton ventures. In this discussion Hussein discusses why scale matters, why the copy cat models are at risk, why he is focusing his investment efforts in Europe and what we liked most from the discussion was understanding the way Hoxton Ventures partners with the founders and teams they invest in.