Egypt Q1 2021 Venture Investment Report
April 2021

The Q1 2021 Egypt Venture Report is one of MAGNiTT's flagship reports that provides a quarterly update on Egypt's technology venture investments, as well as benchmarks startup ecosystems in the MENA region.

 

Egypt Startup Ecosystem in Q1 2021 - Key Highlights

 

• Egypt witnessed a slow rebound coming out of 2020, with the capital deployed in Q1 ‘21 amounting to only one-third of the record-high investment fundings in Q1 ‘20. 

• Total transactions dropped by 13% YoY, despite an initial spike in January. 

• Egypt ranked second in MENA, with its startups registering 24% of all deals in Q1 ‘21. However these deals to only 9% of all funding received by MENA startups. 

• Fintech and E-commerce shared the top ranking in terms of deal count, while Technology took the largest share of capital deployed in Q1 ‘21.

• The top 5 deals closed in Egypt represented 57% of all capital deployed in the country.

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What’s In The Report?

 

This quarterly report provides a comprehensive overview and a deep dive into the Egyptian venture capital and funding investment space and includes the following: 

A 5-year analysis of Egypt's venture funding evolution, with a focus on Q1 ‘21 industry performance benchmarks

Top 20 investor ranking, together with the business type and HQ analysis of all investment firms in the region

Top 10 startup funding rounds that were closed during the analyzed period, as well as the ticket size split of the entire deal flow

Top 10 last exits in Egypt-based startups


Who will benefit from the report?

 

The Egypt Venture Investment Report is ideal for investors tracking startup activity, consultants looking to identify technology innovation trends, as well as government entities searching for investments.


This report was created with data from MAGNiTT, a comprehensive directory of technology innovation trends. The platform provides the following analytics tools:

 

Investment directories, a comprehensive list of all startup venture funding across the Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan, and Turkey

Market Sizing Tools to visualize investment growth and trends across industries, geographies, and stage

Startup Resources including a deal flow tool for applications to leading Venture Capitalists for investment

Exit comparisons, looking at Mergers & Acquisitions from across the region

 

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*This report aggregates and analyses tech startup investments in 17 countries in the Middle East and North Africa - listed alphabetically: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia (KSA), Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Yemen.

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