The Q3 2021 Emerging Venture Markets (EVM) Food & Beverage Venture Investment Report is one of MAGNiTT's flagship industry reports that takes a comprehensive look at the sector’s quareterly  performance within the venture capital and startup ecosystems in MENA, Turkey and Pakistan.

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Q3 2021 EVM Food & Beverage Venture Investment Report - Key Highlights


  • In Q3 YTD 2021, F&B startups in MENA exceeded the capital deployed in the industry in FY 2020 by 240%

  • Although the F&B industry ranked 1st by funding in MENA in 2021 YTD, it ranked 6th by deal volume

  • F&B ventures in MENA accounted for 28% of total capital raised in the region in 2021 by the end of Q3

  • A mega-round closed by one UAE-based startup accounted for 83% of capital deployed in MENA’s F&B sector in Q3 YTD 2021

  • Exactly half of the F&B deals registered in MENA in Q3 YTD 2021 were sized under $500K

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What’s in the report?

This quarterly report provides a thorough overview of the Food & Beverage venture investment space in Emerging Venture Markets, and deep dives into specific updates on the following:

• A 5-year analysis of Food & Beverage venture funding evolution, with a focus on Q3 2021 country and industry performance benchmarks

• Top 20 investor ranking within the industry, together with the business type and HQ analysis of all firms that have invested in F&B startups across the EVMs

• Top 10 Food & Beverage startup funding rounds that were closed during the analysed period, as well as the ticket size split of the entire deal flow

• Top 10 last exits in Food & Beverage startups in MENA, Turkey and Pakistan



Who will benefit from the report?

The Q3 2021 EVM Food & Beverage Venture Investment Report is ideal for investors tracking startup activity, consultants looking to identify technology innovation trends, as well as government entities aiming to foster innovation in F&B.


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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