WAIN - Women Angels Investor Network

An investor network for women in the MENA region.  its goal is to build an informed ecosystem of women investors who support women entrepreneurs in the Arab world. It aims to create an active network of business women and democratise access to capital by providing investment opportunities to individuals and facilitating capital-raising for entrepreneurs.

Levant Investment Bank

An investment banking team manages and leads capital transactions for institutional clients and helps SMEs optimise capital. It offers strategic advisory services to SMEs, regardless of industry or geography. It also develops strong relationships with global investors and institutions from the MENA, Latin America, and Europe. 

Algebra Ventures

A venture capital firm that invests in early-stage technology companies in Egypt and MENA region. It offers capital, assists with strategy and operations, and helps in building teams. It connects the startups with industry partners and regional/international investors to support the growth and future exit. 

African Guarantee Fund

A fund that acts as a catalyst to unlock resources to finance SME business activities. It offers  SMEs loan guarantees such as: Loan portfolio, equity, bank fundraising, and loan individual. It also provides SMEs and partner financial institutions capacity development assistance which aims to improving their business management skills. 


A joint stock company that provides term Loan for assets based Funding and Working Capital provided to businesses and equity participation in projects that are in high growth businesses. This scheme is certified to be Shariaa compliant by the concerned authority. It also provides awareness and consultation services.  


Agha Khan Development Network

A network that offers support to SMEs in need of acceleration. It focuses on women and youth in rural towns and peri-urban settings, where economic opportunities often remain insufficient. It also targets entrepreneurs with low-income earnings, refugees and migrants, the unemployed and those who have not completed primary or secondary education.

Bank of Palestine

A bank that offers a program that aims to develop existing small projects and to create new projects with the view of supporting productive projects and SMEs in Palestine. Which have a great impact of alleviating unemployment and create job opportunities. It offers loans to all segments of owners of enterprises.  

Al Mawred Al Thaqafy

A regional, non-profit organization that seeks to support artistic creativity in the Arab region and to encourage cultural exchanges within the region and with the developing world. Its work is based on an appreciation of the value of the Arab cultural heritage and an awareness of the need for a new Arab creativity that liberates the imagination and stimulates progress.