Since day one, we have been playing an active role in building and transforming online businesses that went on to become leaders in their respective categories. Today, our performance ranks amongst the top quartile of venture capital investors regionally and globally across all indicators.
Our corporate structure provides strong governance, transparency, and engagement opportunities for our shareholders at multiple levels. What defines the DNA of our portfolio is our clear focus on business models with large regional markets, strong network effects, and defensible barriers to entry. With such a focus, we are able to:
The MENA market is characterized by a high-growth potential and being under-served; it ranks favorably against other emerging Internet markets around the world. This brings us a great deal of optimism as the doors of opportunity are open for useful tech to reach and serve millions of users across the region.
greater than the combined population of Brazil and Russia
greater than Brazil, Russia, or India
greater than the combined user base of Brazil and South Korea
enormous growth potential
highest in the world
highest YoY growth rate in the world at 18% (Middle East & Africa)
highest YoY growth rate in the world at 38% (Middle East & Africa)
We offer investors a balanced risk-return proxy for growth of the online industry in the MENA region through a portfolio of diversified, high-growth businesses spanning the most attractive online business models and the largest markets in the region. This allows us to build, invest in, and significantly increase the value of a panoply of online businesses across all phases of their development.