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In The Hilla - Ahmed Ismail EPISODE 17, 4th October 2020
#17 Siddig Siddig | How I Became an Investment Banker & Joined a Sovereign Wealth Fund
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#17 Siddig Siddig | How I Became an Investment Banker & Joined a Sovereign Wealth Fund

Siddig Siddig is a Venture Capital Investor at Mubadala. Prior to working at a Sovereign Wealth Fund he was an Investment Banker for the Royal Bank of Canada and was focused particularly on biotech startups. He is a first generation Sudanese immigrant and we grew up together in The Hilla. Siddig has been working in industry for a little over two years and went to school at the University of Iowa, where he studied Industrial Engineering and Finance. In this interview, Siddig explains what a career in investment banking entails and breaks down his career path. Also, he breaks down how he recently transitioned from investment banking to being a venture capitalist. As someone that grew up in subsidized housing, Siddig has overcome a lot of adversity to be where he is and dives into what it takes to overcome adversity.

If you'd like to connect with Siddig, feel free to reach out via LinkedIn/Email:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/siddig-si...

Email: siddig95@hotmail.com