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15 Venture Capital Firms in Egypt

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
October 31, 2022
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Finding the right VC firm or investor isn’t easy. Some will provide mentorship and operational expertise. Others will only provide you with the capital.

Here’s a list of the top venture capital firms in Egypt so that you can find an investor that fits you and your startup.

15 Venture Capital Firms in Egypt

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) 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.

3) 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.

4) 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.

5) 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.

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6) 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.

7) 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.

8) 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.

9) 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.

10) Edventures

Edventures

EdVentures is an Egyptian corporate venture backing founders in the sectors of education, culture, and innovative learning solutions.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Egypt
  • City: Giza
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Dalia Ibrahim
  • Industries: Education
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Number of investments: 12
  • Number of exits: 2
  • 3 remarkable investments: Career180, Eyouth, iSchool

You can find their website here.

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

11) Sawari Ventures

Sawari Ventures

Sawari Ventures is an Egyptian VC firm investing in tech companies in ICT, hardware, education, healthcare, cleantech and fintech niches in Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Egypt
  • City: Giza
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Ahmed Alfi, Ahmed El-Alfi, Hany Al-Sonbaty, Wael Amin
  • Industries: Internet & Mobile, Hardware, Education, Climate & Sustainability, Fintech
  • Stages: Early Stage, Series A
  • Minimum check size: $2,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $3,000,000
  • Number of investments: 11
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Funds raised: $190,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Kngine, Swvl, ExpandCart

You can find their website here.

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

12) 138 Pyramids

138 Pyramids

Based in Egypt, 138pyramids invest in small and medium businesses with high impact.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Egypt
  • City: Giza
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Seif Eldin Awni
  • Industries: Food & Beverage, DTC, SaaS
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 9
  • Number of exits: 2
  • 3 remarkable investments: Dockland, Feteera, The Worx

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@138pyramids.com.

13) 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.

14) 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.

15) Alive

Alive

Alive VC is an Israeli venture fund for health tech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Egypt
  • City: Tel Aviv-Yafo
  • Started in: 2020
  • Founders: Rafael Beyar, Michel Habib, Dudi KleinAri Shamiss
  • Industries: Life Sciences, Healthcare, AI & ML
  • Stages: Late Stage, Growth
  • Funds raised: $150,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Medisafe, Innovalve, Cynerio

You can find their website here.

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

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