About Privity

Privity is an independent consultancy firm that uses a unique 4-i technique to assist entrepreneurs create and expand their business ideas.

Who we are

Privity FZ LLE was founded in 2004 in Dubai, UAE, and today has backed 17 entrepreneurs in the last 15 years from all over the world. We are agnostic to geography as we are to industry vertical, we care and focus on the quality of the entrepreneur and the underlying compelling value proposition of the entrepreneurial idea.

The 4-i-Methodology

Privity draws upon its unique methodology – 4i, to deliver insightful advisory and consulting services. The proven 4i Methodology is a result of Privity’s vast and diverse experience gathered over the years as well as application of highly specialized domain expertise.
The four i ‘s are:

Ideas set the tone for a bespoke business strategy formation. Generating ideas that form a framework for the project is Privity’s first objective. Privity studies the overall value and uniqueness of the IDEA of your business. As a part of the ideation process, Privity identifies gaps and possible obstacles in your business plan and devises strategies to overcome them.

Combining the expertise, experience and knowledge as well as leveraging the association with subject matter experts, Privity captures high-level business intelligence from the market. The data is then transformed and combined into information that is used for enhancing your business plan. This includes planning of execution strategies for plugging of gaps and removing of obstacles to make your business idea more structured. Moreover, Privity constantly keeps identifying knowledge sources to draw business intelligence from.

Once opportunities have been identified, Privity designs innovative ways to successfully leverage them. Privity has the ability to innovate concepts to suit various industries. Privity’s experience and expertise enables analyzing of problems in different perspectives, ensuring no loose-ends remain open. This is coupled with deployment of new technologies to catalyze the process. Simultaneously, Privity moulds Best Practices and proven strategies to suit your business plan.

Privity uses inventive and rational methods, cut-out specifically for your nature of business, thus helping you devise a fully functional implementation plan. Creativity, intellect and knowledge form the cornerstones of the implementation plans.


About Me

Founder and CEO

Sleem is a globally seasoned Financial Entrepreneur, born in Fiji to Pakistani parents and raised in Nigeria. Educated at Oxbridge, he honed his skills working with Japanese counterparts at Nikko before settling in Dubai, UAE, where he resides with his wife and two daughters. In 1996, he founded Hasan Financial Corporation, an independent FCA-regulated advisory firm focusing on the Japanese Markets in the UK. In 2004, Sleem ventured further, establishing Privity, an early-stage venture-focused firm based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 

Our Partners

Privity works with a number of partners, including EER, Linkagoal, I Ate For Free, Boloro, China London Exchange Ltd., Eniware, Qbeats, Caremerge, and Outdoor Advertising Assets.

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