Aristide Bacha

Aristide has 12 years of experience in investment banking and corporate finance, advising multinationals, entrepreneurs, and family offices on investments, mergers & acquisitions, and financing transactions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Formerly an investment banker at Rothschild and a financial advisor for Africell Holding, Aristide is the Head of Strategy and M&A at Debbas Holding.

He is an expert in exponential technologies and an angel investor focusing on startups in NewSpace, Healthcare and Internet of Things.

Aristide is the co-founder of Area 51 Lebanon, the largest community of tech entrepreneurs and innovators in the Middle East. He heads the Lebanon Chapter of Singularity University and is the representative of Space Angels Network for the MENA region.