Shorooq Partners

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Mahmoud Adi Shane Shin


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Total investments 80
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 49
Rounds per year 13.33
Lead investments 4
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 4

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Logistics
  • Information Technology

Shorooq Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2016. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Abu Dhabi. The company was established in Asia in United Arab Emirates.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Shorooq Partners, startups are often financed by 500 Startups, Arzan Venture Capital, Raed Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are 500 Startups, Wamda Capital, Riyad TAQNIA Fund (RTF). In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP), 500 Startups, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP).

The current fund was established by Shane Shin. Besides them, we counted 4 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Impact Guru, LUNCH:ON, Tank Utility Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are mHealth, Financial Services.

Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 28 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2019.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Cloud Data Services
Field Support
Information Technology
Mobile Apps
Sales Automation
$1M28 Apr 2022 Amman, Amman, Jordan

The Food Lab

Food and Beverage
$4M20 Apr 2022 Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt

The Food Lab

Food and Beverage
$4M19 Apr 2022 Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt

COLABS Pakistan

Real Estate
$3M24 Mar 2022 Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Wayne Hills Bryant AI

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
$2M01 Mar 2022 Seocho, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea


Freight Service
Supply Chain Management
$96M14 Feb 2022 Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Emirate, United Arab Emirates


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Machine Learning
$10M03 Feb 2022 Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia

Retailo Technologies

$36M01 Feb 2022 Saudi Arabia, Riyadh Region, Saudi Arabia

Lean Technologies

Developer Platform
Financial Services
Information Technology
Mobile Apps
$33M20 Jan 2022 Saudi Arabia, Riyadh Region, Saudi Arabia
Egyptian startup Capiter raises $33M to expand B2B e-commerce platform across MENA

– B2B e-commerce startup Capiter raised $33m in Series A funding.
– The round was co-led by Quona Capital and MSA Capital.
– Other participating investors include Savola, Shorooq Partners, Foundation Ventures, Accion Venture Lab and Derayah Ventures.
– Capiter was launched in July 2020 by Mahmoud Nouh and Ahmed Nouh.
– The company solves problems around reach and insights for suppliers and manufacturers.


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