B&Y Venture Partners

Founded 2015
Founders Abdallah Yafi Ghaith Yafi

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Total investments 23
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 18
Rounds per year 3.00
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.09
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Apps
  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Services
  • Mobile
  • Software
Summary

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

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Flextock

E-Commerce
Logistics
Supply Chain Management
Warehousing
Seed
3M05 May 2021 Egypt, Cairo

Huspy

Financial Services
Seed
12 Apr 2021 United Arab Emirates, " United Arab Emirates"}

iKcon

Food and Beverage
Early Stage Venture
20M28 Mar 2021 United Arab Emirates, " United Arab Emirates"}

Roadie Music by Band Industries

Consumer Electronics
Education
Hardware
Music
Music Education
Early Stage Venture
2M24 Jun 2020 United States, " United States"}

Seez

Apps
Artificial Intelligence
E-Commerce
Image Recognition
Internet
Machine Learning
Mobile
Search Engine
Early Stage Venture
6M17 Feb 2020 United Arab Emirates, " United Arab Emirates"}

Basma

Dental
Health Care
Seed
1M27 Jan 2020 Lebanon, Beirut

NymCard

Banking
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
Seed
1M01 Aug 2019 United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi

Washmen

Apps
Laundry and Dry-cleaning
Mobile
Software
Early Stage Venture
6M08 Jul 2019 United Arab Emirates, " United Arab Emirates"}

Sohati

Health Care
Medical
Early Stage Venture
1M01 Jul 2019 Lebanon, Beirut

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