2021 MENA VC Impact Investment Report - Key Highlights

  • $444M was invested across 403 deals closed by Impact-driven startups across MENA between 2016 and Q3 2021
  • Startups based in KSA closed 20% of all Impact deals, while startups based in the UAE raised 37% of Impact VC investments
  • The EdTech and Healthcare sectors collectively accounted for 40% of all Impact transactions registered in MENA from 2016 to Q3 2021
  • 2021 YTD has saw the highest number of impact-driven startups announce exits in a single year
  • Six investors backed over 12 funding rounds closed by Impact-driven startups

This report was created with data from MAGNiTT, which is a comprehensive directory of emerging tech and new business strategies through tools like:

•   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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