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VentureSouq

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Sonia Gokhale Sonia Weymuller Suneel Gokhale Tammer Qaddumi

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Total investments 135
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$8M
Portfolio companies 108
Rounds per year 15.00
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.19
Exits 2
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Software
  • FinTech
  • E-Commerce
  • Payments
Summary

VentureSouq is the famous VC, which was founded in 2013. The main department of described VC is located in the Dubai. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in United Arab Emirates.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the VentureSouq, startups are often financed by Empire Angels, Theo Osborne, Sequoia Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Pioneer Fund, 500 Startups, Kenji Niwa. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, Sequoia Capital, NGP Capital.

The current fund was established by Sonia Gokhale, Sonia Weymuller, Suneel Gokhale, Tammer Qaddumi. We also calculated 5 valuable employees in our database.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Internet, Health Care. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Fetchr, Sourcify, NexGenT. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The top activity for fund was in 2019. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The typical startup value when the investment from VentureSouq is 50-100 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Kippa

Accounting
Finance
$8M12 Sep 2022 Nguru, Lagos, Nigeria

Bloom

Banking
Financial Services
FinTech
$6M20 Jul 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Repool

Financial Services
Software
$3M29 Jun 2022 New York, New York, United States

Huspy

Financial Services
$37M21 Jun 2022 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

North Ladder

Classifieds
E-Commerce
Financial Services
Information Services
Information Technology
Marketplace
$10M17 May 2022 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Zenda

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
$9M24 Apr 2022 Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Abhi

Financial Services
FinTech
$17M19 Apr 2022 Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Lucky

$25M20 Mar 2022 -

Volopay

FinTech
SaaS
Software
$29M01 Mar 2022 Singapore, Central, Singapore

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