Wamda Capital

Wamda Capital

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Headquarters Location

United Arab Emirates, Dubai


Wamda Capital is the renowned VC, which was created in 2014. This investor is located in Asia, United Arab Emirates. The primary office of this VC is located in Dubai.

In 2019, the fund's activity was at its peak. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. When Wamda Capital invests, the average start-up valuation is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are most common for this fund. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2019. The fund typically enters into 7-12 deals annually. In real terms, this VC performs 21 percentage points more exits than other funds. In comparison with other funds, Wamda Capital makes 27 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments.

Besides the listed founders, we have found 5 key employees of this fund in our database.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 other investors. Aside from Wamda Capital, start-ups are often funded by STC Ventures, Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP), Saned Partners and 24 other funds. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP), Jabbar Internet Group, Arzan Venture Capital, the total number of co-investors is 30. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Saned Partners, Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP), Jabbar Internet Group, out of 22 investors from our database.

Also, a start-up has to be aged 4-5 years to expect investment from this fund. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. When a start-up has 4 founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United Arab Emirates. However, start-ups from 6 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified E-Commerce, Mobile. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 9 more industries for this fund. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Careem Networks, Twiga Foods, littleBits Electronics.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: wamdacapital.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

29.0% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.4 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.05 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


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