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Top 12 Venture Capital Firms in Cairo in 2022

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
November 3, 2022
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The startup community has been growing in Cairo in recent years.

This has come along with an increase in the amount of money flowing from VCs into startups.

In this article, you can find a hand-picked list of venture capital firms in Cairo.

12 Venture Capital Firms in Cairo

1) 500 Startups

500 Startups

500 Global is a globally renowned venture capital firm investing in early-stage tech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, India, United Kingdom, Brazil, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Cambodia, South Korea, Taiwan
  • City: San Francisco, Austin, Las Vegas, Mexico City, Miami, New York, São Paulo, Washington, Abu Dhabi, Baku, Cairo, Dubai, Manama, Riyadh, Bangalore, Bangkok, Hangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Jaipur, Kuala Lumpur, Nagoya, Phnom Penh, Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Christine Tsai, Dave Mcclure
  • Industries: SaaS, Media, E-Commerce, Consumer, Healthcare, Proptech & Real Estate, Hardware & Industrials, Education, Devops, Fintech, Crypto & Blockchain
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $50,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 2600
  • Number of exits: 339
  • Funds raised: $67,000,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Canva, Solana, Reddit

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@500startups.com.

2) Plug and Play Tech Center

Plug and Play Tech Center

Plug and Play provides an array of services including accelerators, mentorships, and capital to entrepreneurs of all backgrounds.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Canada, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, Morocco, Germany, Turkey, South Africa, Italy, France, China, Japan, South Korea
  • City: Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, São Paulo, Topeka, Toronto, Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Basel, Ben Guerir, Cairo, Geneva, Hamburg, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris, Bangkok, Beijing, Kyōto, Ōsaka, Seoul, San Francisco
  • Started in: 2006
  • Founders: Ali Safavi, Jackie Hernandez, Saeed Amidi
  • Industries: DTC, Enterprise, Fintech, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, InsurTech, IoT, Media, Transportation, Hardware, Proptech & Real Estate, Supply Chain & Logistics, Climate & Sustainability, Travel & Hospitality, Agriculture, Energy
  • Stages: Early Stage, Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Minimum check size: $50,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 1447
  • Number of exits: 140
  • Funds raised: $45,500,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Truebill, Honey, Life360

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at investment@plugandplaytechcenter.com.

3) Global Ventures

Global Ventures

Based in Dubai, Global Ventures focuses on growth-stage tech companies in emerging markets.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Egypt, United Arab Emirates
  • City: Dubai, Cairo, Abu Dhabi
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Noor Sweid
  • Industries: Fintech, Healthcare, Education, InsurTech, Cybersecurity, Crypto & Blockchain, Supply Chain & Logistics, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Agriculture
  • Stages: Early Stage, Growth
  • Number of investments: 48
  • Number of exits: 4
  • Funds raised: $100,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Paymob, Remedial Health, teamapt

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at Info@global.vc.

4) Endure Capital

Endure Capital

Headquartered in the US, Endure Capital is a founder-focused early-stage investor.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Egypt, Netherlands, USA, United Arab Emirates
  • City: Cairo, Amsterdam, Palo Alto, Dubai
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Tarek Fahim
  • Industries: Healthcare, E-Commerce, Marketplace, SaaS
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Maximum check size: $14,000,000
  • Number of investments: 46
  • Number of exits: 4
  • Funds raised: $80,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Dapi, Breadfast, Tribal

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@endurecap.com.

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5) A15

A15

Founded in 1996, A15 is an Egypt-based venture capital providing funding to tech founders.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Egypt
  • City: Cairo
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Karim Beshara, Khaled Bichara
  • Industries: Productivity, Fintech, Consumer, Internet & Mobile
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Number of investments: 32
  • Number of exits: 7
  • 3 remarkable investments: Connectads, Intouch.com, Performly

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@a15.com.

6) Algebra Ventures

Algebra Ventures

Since 2016, Algebra Ventures has been investing in technology companies to impact human lives across the MEA region.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Egypt
  • City: Cairo
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Karim Hussein, Tarek Assaad, Ziad Mokhtar
  • Industries: Fintech, Education, Consumer, Marketplace
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: $500,000
  • Maximum check size: $3,000,000
  • Number of investments: 21
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Funds raised: $55,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Trella, Lucky, Lareina

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@algebraventures.com.

7) Egypt Ventures

Egypt Ventures

Egypt Ventures provides pre-series A deals to Egyptian tech entrepreneurs.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Egypt
  • City: Cairo
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Mounir Nakhla, Mohamed Aboulnaga.
  • Industries: Internet & Mobile, Education, Big Data & Analytics, IoT, Marketplace, AI & ML, Productivity, Transportation, Healthcare
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Late Stage
  • Number of investments: 20
  • Number of exits: 3
  • 3 remarkable investments: Rology, Estshara, Dresscode

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@egyptventures.com.

8) HIMangel

HIMangel

HIMangel is an early-stage investment firm providing funds to Egyptian startups since 2017.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Egypt
  • City: Cairo
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Khaled Ismail., Motaz Elewa
  • Industries: Marketplace, Food & Beverage, DTC, Gaming, SaaS, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Sports
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Number of investments: 18
  • Number of exits: 1
  • 3 remarkable investments: Biomax, Rology, Nozol

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at aismail@himangel.com.

9) Innoventures

Innoventures

Since 2011, Innoventures is an Egyptian investment firm backing tech entrepreneurs in the Middle East.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Egypt
  • City: Cairo
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Ahmed Mikkawi, Ashraf El-Sharkawy, Sameh Shaheen
  • Industries: Internet & Mobile, E-Commerce, Productivity, Food & Beverage, Big Data & Analytics, AI & ML, Healthcare, Climate & Sustainability, Enterprise, SaaS
  • Stages: Seed
  • Maximum check size: $81,000
  • Number of investments: 18
  • Number of exits: 10
  • Funds raised: $100,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Cubii, Pixlly, Tripdizer

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@innoventures.me.

10) Ideavelopers

Ideavelopers

Ideavelopers is an Egyptian investment firm providing capital to early-stage tech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Egypt
  • City: Cairo
  • Started in: 2004
  • Founders: Ziad Mokhtar
  • Industries: Marketplace, Healthcare, Education, DTC
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: $1,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $4,000,000
  • Number of investments: 16
  • Number of exits: 10
  • Funds raised: $50,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Offerna.Com, Nefsak, Coltec

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@ideavelopers.com.

11) Investia

Investia

Investia is a sector-agnostic Egyptian venture capital firm.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Egypt
  • City: Cairo
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Samir El Alaily
  • Industries: Fintech, Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 2
  • 3 remarkable investments: Inari Capital, True North

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@investiaco.com.

12) Sequence Ventures

Sequence Ventures

Sequence Ventures is a seed and early-growth VC firm specialising in AI, quantum computing and blockchain domains.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Egypt, Netherlands
  • City: Cairo, Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2020
  • Founders: Karim Helal, Maged Shawky
  • Industries: AI & ML, Crypto & Blockchain
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Series A
  • Number of investments: 2
  • Funds raised: €31,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Rology, Aim Technologies

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@sequencev.com.

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