2019 was a record year for the Egyptian startup ecosystem by deals, funding, and more
With a population of nearly 100 million people, Egypt is a key market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) for startups. In recent years, entrepreneurs and investors have seen a significant increase in the number of deals and total funding in the country, showing a clear acceleration in local activity.
This 41-page report includes:
- Funding Trends in Egypt, including a deals and funding evolution, average funding, and top deals in the country
- Exit Trends in Egypt, including a list of all exits in 2019, with industry insights and acquirers of Egypt-based startups
- Investors in Egypt, with all the most active investors by stage ranked, as well as newly formed funds and investment entities
- Industry Insights, with case studies of top industries by deals and total funding, such as FinTech, E-commerce, and Transport
- Pre-money Valuation by Funding Stage, highlighting the average pre-money valuation at Seed and Series A
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For the first time in history, the country ranked first by number of deals in the region, surpassing the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This first-of-its-kind-report explores this quickly growing ecosystem from an startup investments and venture capital perspective, through data-driven insights from the MAGNiTT platform.
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- Egypt Funding Evolution, including a deals and funding evolution, average funding, average pre-money valuations, top deals in the country, and more.
- Industry Breakdown, including a deep-dive into the most active industries by number of deals and total funding, such as FinTech, E-commerce, and Delivery & Transport.
- Investor Breakdown, including the trends in investors in the country, with all the most active investors by stage ranked, as well as newly formed funds and investment entities.
- Exits, including a highlight and analysis of all exits, as well as trends within the country's exit space.