Investment Advisory

Access to Investment experts

in5/DDFC members can leverage on the knowledge and expertise of  Angel Investment experts on investment evaluations, preparing to pitch and go to market strategy.

Advisory Areas


Advisory is offered in the following areas:

  • Investment process and criteria
  • Investment evaluations
  • Preparing and reviewing pitches
  • Go to market strategy

Eligibility and Criteria


  • in5 startups
  • in5/DDFC Member: Emerging Designer, Established Designer, Entrepreneurs & Industry Professionals.
  • No conflict of Interest
  • The advisory sessions are intended to offer advice and expertise only.



The advisory sessions will take place on Tuesdays from 12 – 2pm at in5 Tech

Please send an email to to book your timeslot with the advisor

Advisory sessions are scheduled on first come first serve basis, you will receive an email confirming your timeslot.

Meet the Investment Advisors

Dubai Angel Investors

Dubai Angel Investors are a member-led investment company made up of like-minded individuals. We are passionate about entrepreneurs and teams that can take their ideas from proof of concept to customer traction to scale with drive, energy, determination and ambition. We invest in seed and early-stage technology companies with high growth potential.

Ali Abouelatta

Since the age of 13 Ali has been around technology, he started by participating a few FLL robotics competitions. Ali founded his first startup “Reef-Rover” in Sophomore year of University where it got featured on CNN, National Geographic, MBC and dozen other news outlets. While it was a cool piece of technology, the market for it was just not there! Since then Ali has shifted gears into the VC industry to understand all the pieces that need to fall together to make a successful startup. Ali is currently an Associate at Dubai Angel Investors where his work primarily involves sourcing and pre-screening deals for the DAI Investment Committee. Ali holds a Bs in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Computer Science from New York University. His previous stints includes Magnitt, TwoFour54 (VC arm), Beco Capital & the UN.