Leading Fintech Investment Fund

We invest in extraordinary fintech entrepreneurs that will define the next era of financial services innovation.

Who Are We?

DisrupTech Ventures is a $25M Venture Capital Fund established by Fawry Co-Founder, Mohamed Okasha, to support promising early stage fintech and fintech-enabled digital services with a focus on Egypt. We focus on early stage capital: seed and late seed as well as follow on successes. We believe in the ability of Fintech to enable market solutions to societal problems.

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Team

DisrupTech was founded by a diverse team of financial technology veterans and entrepreneurial investment professionals with experience in Egypt and internationally. DisrupTech was established to support early stage Fintech and Fintech enabled digital services startups with a focus on Egypt. DisrupTech is led by Mohamed Okasha, a fintech industry veteran and an accomplished Chief Executive.

We are excited about supporting entrepreneurs, increasing access to financial services and contributing to Egypt’s growth. We take a hands-on approach from the very beginning, partnering with talented entrepreneurs to transform their vision into reality. We aspire to be a catalyst in transforming the larger financial services ecosystem in Egypt.

Mohamed Okasha

Founder & Managing Partner

Mohamed is the Managing Partner and Chairman of the Investment Committee. He is an experienced Chief Executive Officer with more than 25 years of experience. Most recently, Mohamed was Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fawry (CASE: FWRY), the leading electronic payment company in Egypt. Mohamed co-founded the company in 2009 and grew it through multiple rounds of financing until taking it public in 2019 in a 30x oversubscribed IPO. Before Fawry, Mohamed served as Head of Marketing at Vodafone Egypt, where he led various commercial operations. Earlier, Mohamed started his career at Raya Holding where he spent 10 years across several of the group’s subsidiaries, culminating with him becoming General Manager of the Information Technology subsidiary.

Mohamed holds an MBA from the Paris ESLSCA business school, and a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the American University in Cairo. Additionally, Mohamed completed the Management Development Program at the IMD Business School.

Dina H Sherif

Partner

Co-Founder of Ahead of the Curve, the Arab Region’s leading firm that focuses on sustainable business practice and impact driven entrepreneurship. Senior Lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and Executive Director of the MIT Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship. Over 20 years of experience in sustainable development, responsible business practice and impact driven entrepreneurship. Dina holds an MA inEconomic Development from the American University in Cairo and an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School.

Malek Sultan

Partner

Malek is an experienced investor with more than 19 years of experience. Most recently, Malek was the Chief Investment Officer of Beyout Investment Group, a leading GCC based investment group where he led investments across a diversified portfolio of funds, listed equities and principal investments. Previously, Malek served as investment advisor at Aref Group Holding in the Sudan and as head of Private Equity for Watheeqa Holding in Egypt, where he provided growth capital to real estate and non-banking financial services companies. Earlier, Malek started his career as an account manager with International Turnkey Systems covering Africa and other IT companies.
Malek holds an MBA from Georgia State University, USA, and a B.A. in Commerce from Cairo University, Egypt.

Mohamed Abouelnaga Nagaty

Advisor

Mohamed is an experienced entrepreneur and executive with more than 10 years of experience. Currently, Mohamed is a co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Halan (2018-present), The first ride hailing application in Egypt to offer two and three-wheeler vehicle rides and on demand logistics. At Halan, Mohamed leads all commercial, partnership, and new product development efforts. Prior to co-founding Halan, Mohamed served as Business Development and Government Relations Director at Careem, the Middle East's number one ride hailing application recently acquired by Uber for more than $3 billion. Earlier, Mohamed, started his career at Fawry in account management and business development, and in sales with Haymarket Media Group.
Mohamed has completed the CXO Academy program at INSEAD, France, and a B.Sc., in Electronics Engineering from the American University in Cairo, Egypt.

Who We Invest In

We partner with visionary early stage Fintech and Fintech-enabled startups.

We seek to invest in startups led by talented and capable teams with a clear value proposition, a scalable and capital efficient business model, and a commitment to addressing deep societal needs. We focus on early stage startups: seed and late seed as well as follow on successes.
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Open Banking

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Digital Lending & Saving

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Consumer Financing

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Payments

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Merchant Factoring

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E-Distribution

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Marketplaces

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Analytics

Current Investments

Within one month of our establishment, we invested in 3 promising startups.

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Fatura

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Khazna

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Brimore

Impact

Transform the fintech ecosystem in Egypt

We believe in the ability of Fintech to enable market solutions to societal challenges. As a Fund, we choose to align ourselves with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and we commit to having all of our investments report progress against the above goals
    • Goal 1: No Poverty
    • Goal 5: Gender Equality
    • Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
  • Goal 10: Reduced Inequality 
  • Goal 17: Partnerships 

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