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 to support promising early stage fintech and fintech-enabled digital services with a focus on Egypt. We target 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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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.

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. One of our main aspirations is to be a catalyst in transforming the larger financial services ecosystem in Egypt

Mohamed Okasha

Managing Partner

Mohamed is the Founder & Managing Partner at DisrupTech, he also serves as Chairman of the Investment Committee. Mohamed is an proficient Chief Executive 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 M.B.A. 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


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


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.

Yehia Abouelwafa


Yehia Abouelwafa is Co-Founder & Partner at Disruptech He is a seasoned investment professional, with 16+ years of different-stages investing experience. Yehia started his career in the corporate finance advisory, moved to M&A banking, then to private equity, and finally to Venture Capital. Prior to Disruptech, Yehia was the Chief Investment Officer at MNT-Halan Investments in Netherlands.

Along his career, Yehia successfully closed numerous investments and fund-raising rounds on diverse geographies and industries. He is passionate about working with talented entrepreneurs to create companies around novel insights.

Yehia served on several companies’ boards and acts as an advisor to many start-ups. He was also a Graduate Teaching Fellow at Yale Department of Economics. He is an active member at Yale Entrepreneurial Society (YES) and Accelerate Yale.

Yehia Holds a B.A. in Accounting & Finance from the American University in Cairo, and 2 Master Degrees, an M.B.A. And an M.A.M. From Yale School of Management and IE Business School.

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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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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