Founder and CEO, Zooba Eats Inc.
Chris Khalifa is the founder and CEO of Zooba, a fast casual Egyptian street food concept based in Cairo. Chris graduated from Boston University in 2005 with a B.A. in Economics. He started his career with EFG-Hermes’ Investment Banking Team during which time he advised on multiple M&A and Equity deals spanning many sectors. Chris then joined the EFG’s Asset Management department as part of a small team that would run a new US$ 250mn regional public/private equity fund, seeded by the Wellcome Trust. Chris is an Endeavor Global entrepreneur and mentor as well as being an active mentor at Flat6 Labs, a regional startup incubator. He was recently appointed to the Investment Committee of Tanmiya Capital Ventures (TCV), an Egyptian investment firm focused on transforming successful Egyptian midcap companies into scalable institutional platforms, seeded by the Egyptian American Enterprise Fund.