Loay Shawarby

Board Member

Mr. Loay El-Shawarby is the principal of the law firm El-Shawarby, Attorneys-at-Law; his expertise revolves around the practice areas of start-up structuring, governance, pre-growth, and growth venture finance; venture capital funds; law and technology; corporate, and mergers and acquisitions; joint venture agreements; international business transactions, and many others.

Mr. Loay is also an entrepreneur himself, as he pioneered Egypt’s first legal-tech startup “Contrato” and is also an angel investor, Investing solo, as a member of Cairo Angels, and as the co-founder of both Alex Angels and Mediterranean Angels. Among his active angel investments are Abu Erdan, Nebras Technology, Jinni, Untap Compete, Eventtus, Barek, Ordera, the Doodle Factory, and Voo, among others. Mr. Loay has also served as Chairman of the Board at the Nahdet El-Mahrousa social entrepreneurship organization, 2009 – 2016; President, Foreign Lawyers at Georgetown (FLAG), 2003 – 2004.