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StartupOverviewLast roundTotal raisedFounded
1.

Swvl

Egypt

Swvl is revolutionising the transportation scene in emerging markets, through providing a technology based alternative to public transportation

Funding Round

$123,000,000.00

2017

2.

Fawry

Egypt

Fawry is the leading Egyptian platform for digital transformation & e-payments

Private Equity

$122,000,000.00

2008

3.

Paymob

Egypt

Paymob runs millions of transactions for different business sizes across the Middle East and Africa.

Series B

$68,500,000.00

2015

4.

Opontia

Egypt

Opontia is the next-generation consumer holding group in the Middle East & Africa.

Series A

$62,000,000.00

2021

5.

MaxAB

Egypt

MaxAB is a B2B e-commerce marketplace that connects food and grocery retailers to suppliers in Egypt’s most under-served geographies.

Series A

$61,200,000.00

2018

6.

Vezeeta

Egypt

Vezeeta is a digital healthcare powerhouse that serves and empowers patients in every step of their healthcare journey through data and technology.

Series D

$54,230,000.00

2012

7.

Cequens

Egypt

Cloud Communication Platform offering Customer Engagement and 2 Factor Authentication Services to Enterprises and Developers Globally

Series B

$54,000,000.00

2011

8.

Instabug

Egypt

Instabug is a crowd-sourcing platform designed to provide application feedback to developers

Series B

$53,120,000.00

2012

9.

Mo'men Group

Egypt

Mo'men Group operates Egypt's largest independent chain of quick service restaurants under its household brand name.

Private Equity

$48,500,000.00

1988

10.

Tribal Credit

Egypt

Tribal Credit powers startup growth in emerging markets by providing corporate cards and financial solutions

Series A

$43,440,000.00

2016

11.

Trella

Egypt

Trella is a technology platform that connects shippers to carriers to move freight intelligently.

Debt Financing

$42,750,000.00

2018

12.

Brimore

Egypt

Brimore is a parallel distribution platform allowing local suppliers have nationwide coverage through a network of distributors.

Series A

$40,356,000.00

2017

13.

Homzmart

Egypt

Homzmart is an online home furniture/Goods shopping platform in Egypt.

Venture

$39,300,000.00

2018

14.

Khazna

Egypt

Khazna is a FinTech platform that enables convenient, effective and secure financial transactions through mobile application.

Series A

$38,095,000.00

2019

15.

ArabyAds

Egypt

ArabyAds is the largest advertising and marketing intelligence platform. Fuel Your Business Performance.

Series B

$36,500,000.00

2014

16.

B.TECH

Egypt

B.TECH is Egypt’s household appliances and consumer electronics retailer.

Private Equity

$34,000,000.00

1997

17.

Capiter

Egypt

Capiter is a B2B marketplace that brings FMCGs, wholesalers & merchants to the same platform

Series A

$33,000,000.00

2019

18.

Breadfast

Egypt

Breadfast is your one-stop shop for bakeries, groceries, fruits & veggies!

Series A

$28,000,000.00

2017

19.

KarmSolar

Egypt

KarmSolar is Egypt's largest private solar utility company

Funding Round

$25,000,000.00

2011

20.

Lucky

Egypt

Lucky aims to revolutionize the way the Middle East and North Africa shops, pays and saves.

Series A

$25,000,000.00

2018

Swvl

Al Qahirah

Founded

2017

Overview

Swvl is revolutionising the transportation scene in emerging markets, through providing a technology based alternative to public transportation

Last round

Funding Round

Total raised

$123,000,000.00

Employee

251-500

Fawry

Al Qahirah

Founded

2008

Overview

Fawry is the leading Egyptian platform for digital transformation & e-payments

Last round

Private Equity

Total raised

$122,000,000.00

Employee

251-500

Paymob

Cairo

Founded

2015

Overview

Paymob runs millions of transactions for different business sizes across the Middle East and Africa.

Last round

Series B

Total raised

$68,500,000.00

Employee

51-200

Opontia

Cairo

Founded

2021

Overview

Opontia is the next-generation consumer holding group in the Middle East & Africa.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$62,000,000.00

Employee

2-10

MaxAB

Al Qahirah

Founded

2018

Overview

MaxAB is a B2B e-commerce marketplace that connects food and grocery retailers to suppliers in Egypt’s most under-served geographies.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$61,200,000.00

Employee

11-50

Vezeeta

Al Qahirah

Founded

2012

Overview

Vezeeta is a digital healthcare powerhouse that serves and empowers patients in every step of their healthcare journey through data and technology.

Last round

Series D

Total raised

$54,230,000.00

Employee

201-500

Cequens

Al Qahirah

Founded

2011

Overview

Cloud Communication Platform offering Customer Engagement and 2 Factor Authentication Services to Enterprises and Developers Globally

Last round

Series B

Total raised

$54,000,000.00

Employee

101-250

Instabug

Cairo

Founded

2012

Overview

Instabug is a crowd-sourcing platform designed to provide application feedback to developers

Last round

Series B

Total raised

$53,120,000.00

Employee

51-200

Mo'men Group

Al Qahirah

Founded

1988

Overview

Mo'men Group operates Egypt's largest independent chain of quick service restaurants under its household brand name.

Last round

Private Equity

Total raised

$48,500,000.00

Employee

5001-10000

Tribal Credit

Cairo

Founded

2016

Overview

Tribal Credit powers startup growth in emerging markets by providing corporate cards and financial solutions

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$43,440,000.00

Employee

51-200

Trella

Al Qahirah

Founded

2018

Overview

Trella is a technology platform that connects shippers to carriers to move freight intelligently.

Last round

Debt Financing

Total raised

$42,750,000.00

Employee

51-200

Brimore

Cairo

Founded

2017

Overview

Brimore is a parallel distribution platform allowing local suppliers have nationwide coverage through a network of distributors.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$40,356,000.00

Employee

11-50

Homzmart

Cairo

Founded

2018

Overview

Homzmart is an online home furniture/Goods shopping platform in Egypt.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$39,300,000.00

Employee

11-50

Khazna

Cairo

Founded

2019

Overview

Khazna is a FinTech platform that enables convenient, effective and secure financial transactions through mobile application.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$38,095,000.00

Employee

11-50

ArabyAds

Al Qahirah

Founded

2014

Overview

ArabyAds is the largest advertising and marketing intelligence platform. Fuel Your Business Performance.

Last round

Series B

Total raised

$36,500,000.00

Employee

51-200

B.TECH

Al Qahirah

Founded

1997

Overview

B.TECH is Egypt’s household appliances and consumer electronics retailer.

Last round

Private Equity

Total raised

$34,000,000.00

Employee

1001-5000

Capiter

Cairo

Founded

2019

Overview

Capiter is a B2B marketplace that brings FMCGs, wholesalers & merchants to the same platform

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$33,000,000.00

Employee

501-1,000

Breadfast

Al Qahirah

Founded

2017

Overview

Breadfast is your one-stop shop for bakeries, groceries, fruits & veggies!

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$28,000,000.00

Employee

51-200

KarmSolar

Cairo

Founded

2011

Overview

KarmSolar is Egypt's largest private solar utility company

Last round

Funding Round

Total raised

$25,000,000.00

Employee

51-200

Lucky

Cairo

Founded

2018

Overview

Lucky aims to revolutionize the way the Middle East and North Africa shops, pays and saves.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$25,000,000.00

Employee

201-500

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