VentureSouq (VSQ) is a MENA-based venture capital fund manager with a global portfolio. We manage thematic funds, with a current focus on FinTech and ClimateTech.
We are thesis-driven partners to exceptional entrepreneurs creating long-term impact.
VentureSouq is proud to be a pivotal member of MENA's entrepreneurial ecosystem and invests heavily in education, content and programming.
We launched the first regional impact investing program in collaboration with partners including NYU Abu Dhabi’s startAD, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa), Hub71, the United States Mission to the UAE and Wa’ed Ventures. Our Fellows are senior-level decision makers from a diverse set of backgrounds including corporates, VCs, Family Offices, Government Entities and with 50% female representation in each cohort.
Angel Rising is the annual investor symposium organized jointly by VentureSouq and startAD, the global startup accelerator of NYU Abu Dhabi. It has grown to be a leading voice convening global and regional thought leaders to build a better understanding of what it takes to become an investor in technology-enabled ventures. Angel Rising has brought together 90+ speakers, 2900 participants and has had a digital reach of 11 million people globally.
We built an extensive global network to propel our mission.
We leverage our networks to help our companies expand across markets.
We use our network to drive additional capital into our companies.
We glide hand-in-hand with our investors and portfolio companies.
We are long-term investors, in it for the long ride.