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B&Y Venture Partners

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Abdallah Yafi Ghaith Yafi


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Total investments 40
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 33
Rounds per year 5.71
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Software
  • Financial Services
  • Apps
  • FinTech

In 2015 was created B&Y Venture Partners, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Lebanon. The main department of described VC is located in the Beirut.

Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 9 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Affectiva, Seez, Monito. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are SaaS, Software. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The current fund was established by Abdallah Yafi, Ghaith Yafi. Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the B&Y Venture Partners, startups are often financed by Wamda Capital, Dubai Angel Investors, BECO Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Phoenician Funds, Saned Partners, Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP). In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Trend Forward Capital, Motley Fool Ventures, InnoVen Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Information Technology
$9M03 Nov 2022 New York, New York, United States


Courier Service
Delivery Service
Food Delivery
$18M07 Jun 2022 Beirut, Beirut Governorate, Lebanon

Bazaar Technologies

$70M14 Mar 2022 Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan


Enterprise Software
Financial Services
$2M03 Feb 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

$3M19 Dec 2021 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

$7M09 Dec 2021 -


$13M06 Dec 2021 Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Information Services
Information Technology
$1M26 Oct 2021 Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Artificial Intelligence
Image Recognition
Machine Learning
Search Engine
$5M04 Oct 2021 Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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