• our EMINENCE ... for your PROMINENCE

    AFAQ's Guarantee to Collaborators Strategic for our People

  • "Citizens ever-verge on majestic horizons. With you, we put the next paradigms in sight."

    - Sheikha Latifa M.M. espoused to HH Sheikh Hasher A.J. Al Maktoum

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    ⬜ ENVISAGE the rise of new alternative classes . . .

    Pompous family offices, agent/distributor-based global expansion, and startups-for-show are so last-century.

     

    As future-based economies grow and the crowd holds all means of creation, the line between real and conceptual assets blurs. Est. 2015, AFAQ Group is a key set of commercial stewardship boutiques, steering reputed identities, know-how, investment, locations, and regulations for pervasive prosperity.

     

    It perpetuates parametered dealflow for likeminded sovereign institutions and wealthy houses, while tactfully placing patronage, funds, logistics, clearances, permits, IP, and land for operations, products, projects, and platforms that are existential to our evolving tribal collective. Together, we serve the many.

    . . . with those on the edge of new PERSPECTIVES ⬜

    In such fast-growing societies, barriers to the free flow of capital between capitals, goods for good, and value with values are often obscured. A more cultured lens is needed… one immersed in both government affairs and emerging trends.

     

    From our uniquely informed vantage, we pipeline cause-driven oxygen to multiple points of unmet need through privileged access to institutions of merit, individual generators of change and the prodigal backers behind them. Informing and assisting without expectation, we view risk differently… circling a world of new-frontier returns with proven safety while authentically upholding integral values in rejoice. Our outlook is years further than present markets, but we climb wholly grounded in the certainty of now.

  • WHAT MOVES US: Our Environmental Context

    In world economies being re-geared for innovation, entirely new types of private offices are needed.

    Families here today need by their side the eyes of a younger sibling to orient them into the paradigm of a hyper-changing world— a catalyst for upheaval to stay relevant in the next decade’s financial landscape. Hello AFAQ.

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  • the PEOPLE P⚫WERING AFAQ

    ⬛ “ A GREAT JOCKEY ALWAYS BEATS A GOOD HORSE “ ⬛

    ⚭ AFAQ Group L.L.C., its investors, and employees have no relation to leadership certification, property development, or Islamic finance companies bearing similar names ⚭

    Mr. Mohammed Ahmed Bin Al Sheikh Mejrin Al Murrar

    Founding Principal

    Ex-UAE Armed Forces

    Sheikh Hasher Bin Ahmed Bin Juma

    Al Maktoum

    Founding Principal

    Ex-Dubai Police

    Sheikha Latifa Mohammed Bin Mejrin

    Al Murrar

    Founding Principal

    Board Chair ♖ | CEO

    Mr. Habib H. Al-Assaad

    Exec. Co-Director

    IMPACT HUB Maker

    Oryxsis 1 Banking Fund

    ORACLE, GM, Motorola

    INSEAD SEP

    Mrs. Ayesha A. Sayed

    Exec. Co-Director

    Sacred & Gift Economist

    World Future Studies

    Gates Fellow to TED

    Web of Change

    Slated Talent

    Relationship Weaver ♡

    Research Maven ♢

    Financial Scientist ♧

    Legal Maverick ♤

    Futurist-in-Residence 🎲

  • AFAQ: the INTERMEDIARY YOU CONTROL

    To mitigate risk, we add further add value to incoming concepts as necessary through key pedestals

    ⼺ DIGNIFIED REPRESENTATION

    For approved partners on investor and brand sides, we extend sponsorship, patronage, presence, and facilitation... boosting “dealability" via the honourable titles and status of influential VIPs in our circles

    ⼺ PROVEN LEADERSHIP RECORD

    Nuanced, seasoned understanding of local protocol, context, and business operations, given our diversely seasoned managerial and entrepreneurial experience in key innovation-heavy industries in the region

    ⼺ WIDER ADVISORY ECOSYSTEM

    Plugged into expansive 50,000-strong combined network of rich worldwide interconnections (many who are visionaries behind emerging trends soon to shape your future)… to find coveted new minds behind new segments, independently validate assumptions to aid analysis, and avert investment pitfalls

    ⼺ POST-EXECUTION RESOURCES

    Operationally, new or existing in-house vehicles can lend commercial support to investments. We ally/pair their resources with the objectives of our partners for faster and more economical upstart, penetration, or adoption in the Middle East and North Africa. See below for in-depth look

  • 4 ⬜ 3 ⬜ 2 ⬜ 1 ⬜: our ACCELERATION Instruments

    This optional quartet of lean structures assures confidence for our trusted collaborators

    LMM General Trading + Medical-Grade Warehouse

    ONSHORE TRADE ENABLEMENT: LMM™ has staff, office, controls, systems, logistics, and rare licenses (such as for controlled items) to rapidly import / [re]export any consumer product or B2B solution under the sun that is likely to solve some of the most pressing issues of our time. It slashes sample / PoC / prototype entry time for pre-selling and can file early GCC patent protection & customs clearing, as well as act as a local/regional distributor on-demand, realizing the benefits of your own trading subsidiary without the costs and headache.

    AFAQ Group for General Investment [as itself]

    ASSET FOSTERING: AFAQ Group has its own land, a cluster of family wealth, and a rolodex of policymakers. Via JV’s and alliances, this GPV (general-purpose vehicle) legally steers capital for those involved in new approaches to the creation & caretaking of tangible & intangible estates — real or virtual, from monetary currency accounts (retail, wealth, or sovereign), built facilities, sensitive security equipment, off-plan property developments, to even software & patents. Some want to compliantly navigate Central Bank or Securities & Commodities Authority regulations. Others desire Municipal, Civil, Interior. or Land department concessions. AFAQ's profile supports partners in their handling nationally-protected assets of clients closed to ordinary applicants. Our condition is that they underscore our ethical virtues and their venture bolsters - not undermines - prosperity for our denizens.

    Teknix Technical Services

    CONTRACTED BIDS: We place in your hands the ability to manifest development within the GCC and to less fortunate parts of the Arab and Islamic worlds, hands-on. Teknix℠, our project contracting arm, lends itself for partner-held companies' various desired works in these spheres, be they in the physical or digital realm (infrastructural, industrial, commercial, or residential related, as private or PPP, concessionary, DBO, BoT, or otherwise — or — for ramping up local engineering talent for pre-entry localization, and maintenance thereafter). It can prime RFP’s/tenders where a local firm is mandatory (E.g. government customers), or source programming, project management, and labor from the UAE’s skilled pool and more affordable capitals like Cairo, Beirut, Amman. For praiseworthy applications by the vetted, Teknix is able to obtain all kinds of clearances, including to the most sensitive MENA defence sites (n.b.: we welcome non-lethal measures only).

    Irtiqa for Human Development

    SOCIETAL MARKETING: New tech needs new ways of feeling to be accepted and used. Irtiqa℠ is a mechanism for strategic re-adaptation. It seeds demand through immersed learning, readying populations to be readier for embracing next waves, ensuring return on investment. How do we go from "selling at the bottom of the pyramid" to “experiencing from the core of our circle to the peripheries”, creating cultural platforms? When idle, Irtiqa runs experiments to elevate aspiration, such as transformative journeys that recenter trendstarters from a tuition-to-intuition focus. Partner interests in services like academia, consulting, training can be Irtiqa-pilot-tested, prior to scaling via T-t-T curricula or medias. It is one more tool in our belt for even greater investor risk mitigation, closing the ecosystemic value loop.

  • ⬛ SPECIAL EMPHASIS AREAS ⬛

    While not limited, our primary attention is on propagating private enterprise, academic R&D, communally-grown ingenuity, and corporate innovation which locally transfigures traditional mindsets and dated infrastructures that are losing relevance in a highly meshed world of 7.5B people. AFAQ Group favours the reliable monetisation of applied social sciences… established models for the well-being of our populations, nations, and planet. We especially enjoy scouting for or banking on game-changing creativity in (or cutting across several of) the following categories.

    ⚚ Civic Potential

    Banking Forms/Value Tokens, Athletics, Communal Spaces, Un-Learning & Re-Schooling

    ☖ Civil Services 2.0

    Digital Government, On-Grid Utilities, Affordable Habitats, Connected Home, De-Waste

    ☉ Resource Security

    Portable Energy, 4D Printing, Water & Food Resilience, Fuel Efficiency, Nonlethal Defense

    ⚕ Peak Health

    Smart Drugs, Bio-Pharma, Devices/Tools, Soft Nano-bots, Traceless Consumables

    ➲ Sentient Mobility

    Aerial & Autonomous Vehicles, Mass/Personalised Transit, Robotic-Aided Telepresence

    ⚄ Systemic Information

    Ware Revolutions, Transparent Immersion, Perceptually Intelligent Machines

  • WAYS to REACH US

    We conduct relations electronically and from various estates of our owners within and outside the UAE in informal contexts. Should you wish to deliver a parcel, you may correspond with staff at the following office :

    Location: 5th Floor, Sheikh Suhail bin Maktoum bin Juma Building (City Avenue), Port Saeed, Deira, Dubai, The United Arab Emirates. Type ‘LMM Offices’ in Maps for a pin.

    Switchboard: +9714-235 3000 - Ask for Cash Yarnickrovich

    Use of the form below is preferred for all non-urgent contact.

    We do not entertain employment or sales solicitations.

     

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