Rise Capital is an international VC firm that focuses on investing at Series A & B in the leading internet-enabled companies, in the largest emerging markets. We back industry-leading businesses run by world-class entrepreneurs who attack large addressable market opportunities. Leveraging our experience as Emerging Market Internet operators and investors, we strategically guide these businesses to scale.
We are a Series A&B investor focused on emerging markets since we were founded in 2014. We focus on technology businesses led by great founders, where we believe we can bring strong strategic and operational value add.
We have partners with entrepreneurial and operating backgrounds and have offices in San Francisco and four global hubs: Mexico City, Dubai, Nigeria and China.
- Raising Series A/B
- Technology businesses typically with $1-10M revenues that have captured scale and market advantage and have a clear path to growth and profitability.
- We invest across e-commerce, marketplaces, SaaS and enterprise solutions, content and education technologies.
Industry: Technology, Retail, Professional/Corporate Services, E-commerce, IT Solutions, Education
Development Stage: Growth
Geographical Focus: Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Egypt, Palestine, Oman, Lebanon, Morocco, Kuwait, South Sudan, Saudi Arabia (KSA), Tunisia, Libya, Sudan, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Syria, Qatar, Yemen, Mexico, China, Nigeria