Founder, Managing Director & General Partner
Kyle founded AAF to approach venture capital investing in an innovative and intuitive way given the unique nature of the founding General & Limited Partners of the firm. Under his tenure, the firm’s AUM grew from $10M to over $180M.
In the last 6 years alone, Kyle has in over 120 venture backed companies, deployed capital into over 30 emerging managers, had 7 public market listings, realized 17 exits, and has early stage exposure to over 47 unicorns. His fund performance is consistently ranked in the top decile and top quartile in terms of TVPI and DPI respectively, benchmarked on Cambridge Associates’ data on over 1500 US VC funds.
Kyle is a co-founder of two venture backed companies and has mobile app downloads from his products in every available country globally. He is a DIALOG Fellow, an emerging leadership program established by Peter Thiel and Auren Hoffman. He serves as a strategic Advisor to Gothams, a multi-billion dollar defense and healthcare advisory firm. He also serves as an executive board member, investment committee member, and advisor to many private family offices as it relates to venture strategies.
Prior to founding AAF, Kyle was leading private equity and venture capital portfolios for the UAE Embassy in Washington DC’s Trade & Commercial Office, an extension of the UAE Ministry of Economy. During his tenure for the UAE federal government, Kyle established one of the most robust networks of public and private sector allocators, fund managers, and entrepreneurs at the intersection of Silicon Valley and the broader Middle East. Kyle has been covered by Forbes, Entrepreneur, The National, Arabian Business, and a number of other publications.
AAF Management Ltd.
AAF Management Ltd. (AAF) is a leading early stage venture capital firm focused on Pre-Seed, Seed and Series A stage technology companies in North America.
Washington D.C | Abu Dhabi