Rakan is an Entrepreneurship Development expert, and activist in Saudi Arabia. He is currently a board member in Oqal Angel Investors Group in Riyadh. He worked at the Silicon Valley based VC; 500 Startups as Venture Partner for MENA. Prior to that, he was the founding Managing Director of the Saudi Affiliate of Endeavor, which he founded in 2012. He is also a board member of Wadi Makkah Technology fund. Rakan holds an M.B.A. majoring in Entrepreneurship and HRM from the University of Queensland.