CE-Ventures is the corporate venture capital (CVC) platform of Crescent Enterprises, focusing on strategic investments in early- to late-stage high-growth companies and select venture funds globally. The platform was launched in 2017 and initially capitalised with $150 million to be invested by 2020, 50% of which is targeted towards the MENA region.
CE-Ventures targets start-ups that offer synergies with Crescent Enterprises’ operations across supply chain management tech, medical tech, enterprise software as a service (SaaS), and niche consumer emerging tech, among others. The platform focuses on wide-ranging emerging technologies pervasive across industry sectors such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of things (IoT), and blockchain.
CE-Ventures partners with purpose-driven entrepreneurs and start-ups to catalyse disruptive technologies and generate long-term returns
Industry: Artificial Intelligence, E-commerce, Education, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, HR & Recruitment, Insurance, Blockchain, Robotics, Renewable Energy, Technology, IoT, Data Analytics and Business Intelligence, Delivery & Logistics, Transport, Security, Consumer Services, Fintech
Development Stage: Growth, Maturity, SEED
Geographical Focus: Tunisia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Jordan, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Morocco, Egypt, Palestine, Algeria, Iraq, Oman, Saudi Arabia (KSA), Lebanon, MENA