Top 20 investors in North Africa and the Middle East that took part in the most Seed funding rounds in E-Commerce industry over the recent years

Top 20 investors in North Africa and the Middle East that took part in the most Seed funding rounds in E-Commerce industry over the recent years

Intro

The top 20 investors according to the total amount of funding rounds. These are VC funds and corporate investors in North Africa and the Middle East that have invested in Seed stage over the last 4 years. They are actively investing in E-Commerce industry.
E-Commerce is about buying and selling goods and services over the internet. It includes online auctions and marketplace, price comparison, and consumer reviews.

Amount of Seed funding rounds is 139, which is 42.4% of the total amount of rounds in the E-Commerce industry in North Africa and the Middle East over the last 4 years.

Top 20 investors in North Africa and the Middle East that took part in the most Seed funding rounds in E-Commerce industry over the recent years
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Key takeaways

  • Funds Geography – There are a couple of leading countries in the result. They are Turkey, Israel and Egypt. They host 5 VCs each. There is an equal amount of VCs in Istanbul and Cairo which host 4 funds each. There are also funds from Tel Aviv and Dubai. VCs in the sample invest in Turkey, Egypt and Israel more often than they do in United Arab Emirates. For the majority of the funds, the country of the funds’ establishment and the country of their most frequent investments coincide.
  • Industry Focus – The funds’ most common field for investments is Finance. They also invest in Business Development, Gamification and Transportation.
  • Important Years – The oldest fund in the sample was founded in 1996 and the newest one in 2019. In 2013 the most amount of funds were founded. VCs in the sample made the most deals in the period from 2013 to 2020. For some funds, 2018 was the year with the most amount of deals. 2020 was the peak for successful exits. 2019, 2021, and 2018 are the runner ups.
  • Investments – Usually VCs take part in 2 funding rounds per year, sometimes in 2 – 6. The minimum number of funding rounds for VCs in the sample is 6, the maximum is 312. Average number of funding rounds is 46.4 while median is 29.5. The most common amount of funding rounds for VCs in the sample is 8. Minimum amount of lead investments for funds is 0 and maximum is 21. Average amount of lead investments is 5.8 while median is 3.0. The most common amount of lead investments is 0. Index of difference in percentage points of lead investments from the average is between -71.0 and 29.0 for funds in the sample. The average value for this difference is 5.14 and the median is 15.61. It means that these funds act as lead investors more often than other funds. The most common value is 29.0.
  • Typical Rounds – VCs usually participate in rounds with 2 – 3 investors. Less often in rounds with 4 – 5 investors. VCs in the sample have an average round size of 100 thousands – 1 million or 1 – 5 million. A Funds’ average multiplicator for portfolio companies at the last known valuation is close to zero at minimum and 13.14 at maximum. Average value for this multiplicator is 2.64 and median is close to zero. The most common multiplicator value is close to zero.
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