The Impact at Scale Podcast had a lively and exciting conversation with Sonia Weymuller Co-Founder and General Partner at VentureSouq.

VentureSouq is a Dubai-based venture capital fund with a global portfolio. They manage thematic funds, with a current focus on FinTech and ClimateTech.

Sonia got her start in investing by organizing what would become one of the largest private investment syndicates in the Middle East. She talks to us about her usual journey to being a VC and how she feels about

Some of the topics that Sonia covered:

  • Some of the topics that Sonia covered:
  • Starting as a syndicate
  • Unconvential approach to VC
  • Knowing when to make the jump
  • How you start a fund
  • The difference between impact, ESG and climate
  • Climate investing in the Middle East

Some other titles we considered for this episode:

1. Enough talk, lets act

2. Energy companies are the ones with money to make change happen

3. Everyone now understands that climate change is happening

Read the best-effort transcript below (This technology is still not as good as they say it is…):