Sarwa is backed by major regional and international venture capital firms.

Our Venture Capital firms are:

Shorooq Investments - - Global
Best practice investing here in the region – we aspire to help the daring to build a brighter future. Our investment values are built on the principles that founders and entrepreneurs should own and lead their young companies with close relationship, strategic support & guidance from their investors.

It is our sincere pleasure that Shorooq Investments is leading another financing round for Sarwa as we have seen how the Company has grown since inception - from idea stage to Fintech Hive launch to product launch and now on-boarding hundreds of users. We are most excited to see that so many people are literally waiting in-queue to become Sarwa's customers as this validates our market thesis so far. We are honored to be working with such disciplined and execution focused company builders like Mark, Jad and Nadine, as one team to brainstorm how we can build Sarwa as the leading robo-advisor platform in the GCC. - Shane Shin, Partner

Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) - - MENA
MEVP is a Middle East-focused venture capital firm that invests in the early and growth stages of innovative companies run by talented entrepreneurs primarily, but not exclusively, in the Middle East Region with a focus on the GCC and Levant countries.

We are excited to take part of the Sarwa story. There is a growing interest in fintech regionally; meanwhile, the team is executing and delivering on its early stage milestones, putting the company on track to becoming a leader in this important vertical. -Wajdi Ghoussoub, Associate Director

500 Startups - - Global
500 Startups is a venture capital firm on a mission to discover and back the world’s most talented entrepreneurs, help them create successful companies at scale, and build thriving global ecosystems. We are one of the most active seed stage venture capital firms in the world.

Sarwa is an excellent startup led by a great management team. We believe in the fintech space and particularly in wealth-management as people keep migrating their wealth online and look for technologically-enabled solutions to manage and build their wealth. We are very happy to be on board. -Sharif El-Badawi, Partner

Women's Angel Investor Network (WAIN) - - MENA
The first investor network for women in the MENA region. Our goal is to build an informed ecosystem of women investors who support women entrepreneurs in the Arab world.

WAIN is pleased to be part of this funding round for Sarwa. We strongly believe in the founding team and the opportunity to disrupt traditional retail investing in the region through automation and access. We’re excited to make our second fintech investment and see massive potential for Sarwa to address the employee savings plans gap in the UAE and other Gulf countries. -Heather Henyon, Founder

Hala Ventures - - KSA
Financial Horizon Group is committed to providing world-class consulting services to its clients whether it’s financial, recruitment or technology related. Serving both public and private sectors, Financial Horizon Group has established a proven track record by delivering quality service in a timely manner.

We have always identified a gap within the wealth management sector considering the high minimums required investment and high management fees set by many Investment Advisories which limited the accessibility to certain investors. However, Sarwa redefined that model and made it possible for investors to customize and access their portfolio anytime, anywhere and for a reasonable fee. -Ali Abussaud, Managing Partner

Saned Partners - - Lebanon
Saned Partners is an independently managed Venture Capital fund, aiming to nurture early-stage companies in the MENA region into growth and profitability. Our mission is to partner with entrepreneurs and to provide them with the means and resources to turn their projects into established, best-in-class businesses that offer exceptional all-around value to stakeholders.

At Saned, we are excited to support Sarwa in its mission to cater to the underserved young and tech-savvy population in the region! Sarwa's low investment requirement, coupled with a complementary team and a competitive fee structure, qualify it for promising growth potential. We look forward to seeing how this new platform combining technology with human intervention will shake up the asset management industry in the region. -Antoine El Boustany, Investment Manager
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