Aqarmap raises a round from Wamda, KISP, and Raed
Aqarmap.com, the leading Online Real Estate marketplace in Egypt has just announced that it has raised funds from UAE based Wamda Capital, Kuwait based KISP Ventures, and Saudi based Raed Ventures. The round was closed several months ago, and it is announced now with additional funding injected by a group of Family Offices that have substantial investments in the Real Estate industry across the region.
Mohammad Alhajeri, KISP Ventures Director stated: “We have been tracking Aqarmap for 2 years and we are thrilled to be one of its anchor investors. Aqarmap fits perfectly with our strategy of investing in unique companies that complement our business and where we believe we can add value. The company is on the right path and have the great blend of investors to solidify its position as a regional leader.” Omar Almajdouie, Founding Partner of Raed Ventures said: “We are proud to participate in Aqarmap’s latest round in support of Amad’s visionary leadership whose persistence allowed the company to achieve sustainable growth with limited resources.”.
Fadi Ghandour, Wamda Managing Partner also added: “The cornerstone of our investment philosophy is to invest in entrepreneurs that are reshaping their industries. Our investment in Aqarmap is redefining the way in which real estate is sold in Egypt. We believe that that the team at Aqarmap has been exceptional in solidifying their position in the market and driving value to both consumers and real estate developers. We are excited to become part of the Aqarmap story and partner with Amad to help drive the business forward”
Amad Almsaodi, CEO and Founder of Aqarmap stated: “We are honored to have 3 of the leading VC firms in the MENA backing Aqarmap and believing in our vision. Despite our limited funding in the past, we managed to outperform all our competitors, and today we are bigger than all our direct competitors combined by all relevant metrics. We are especially proud that we generate more than 200,000 leads every month, and have helped sell more than 15,000 properties in 2017 worth 12 Billion Egyptian Pounds. We are going to use these new funds to solidify our existing leadership position in Egypt, grow our presence in Saudi Arabia, and expand into more markets.”