VentureSouq

Founded 2013
Founders Sonia Gokhale Sonia Weymuller Suneel Gokhale Tammer Qaddumi

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Total investments 55
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$9M
Portfolio companies 73
Rounds per year 6.88
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.15
Exits 2
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

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

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

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Billing
Financial Services
Payments
1
$50M04 Aug 2021 United Arab Emirates, " United Arab Emirates"}

Baraka

1
$4M03 Aug 2021 United Arab Emirates, " United Arab Emirates"}

Trella

Marketplace
Shipping
Transportation
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$30M21 Jun 2021 Egypt, Cairo

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Apps
Environmental Consulting
Software
1
16 Jun 2021 United Kingdom, London

Terra

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Financial Services
Health Care
1
$2M09 Jun 2021 United Kingdom, London

Tajir

B2B
E-Commerce
Marketplace
Retail
1
$17M02 Jun 2021 Pakistan, Lahore

Sary

B2B
E-Commerce
Marketplace
Wholesale
1
$30M06 May 2021 Saudi Arabia, " Saudi Arabia"}

AURA

Insurance
InsurTech
1
$250K05 May 2021 United Arab Emirates, Dubai

inyad

Mobile Apps
Payments
Point of Sale
Software
1
26 Apr 2021 Morocco, Casablanca

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