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Founder-led approach

As the Founder of Aramex, our Chairman and Managing Partner, Fadi Ghandour, possesses…

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A successful track record

With over a decade of experience, Fadi and Wamda Capital have built an…

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Our Portfolio

Through our two entities, ‘Wamda Capital – Fund I’ and ‘Wamda Capital – Evergreen’, we take pride in investing in a diverse range of companies that lead the way in innovation and drive positive change in their respective industries.

Our Team

Fadi Ghandour

Executive Chairman

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Fares Ghandour


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Daniel dos Reis is the Investment Director of Wamda Capital. Before joining Wamda Capital, Daniel managed the early-stage...

Daniel Dos Reis

Investment Director

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At Wamda, Varun is part of the Investment team, involved in making capital allocation decisions and supporting portfolio companies.

Varun Sharma

Investment Associate

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Dima Beidas is an Investment Associate at Wamda Capital. She has a diverse background in auditing and consulting, starting her career at EY. During her time there, she worked on audits and strategic consulting projects across various sectors, including high tech, healthcare, retail, and metals and mining and others. Her contributions were recognized with a Professional Excellence Certificate. Dima graduated from Birzeit University and is a certified CPA. Aside from work, Dima is an avid hiker and cook.

Dima Beidas

Investment Associate

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Micah has been part of the Wamda family for the past 7 years and is the office administrator as well as the first point of contact for visitors

Micah Vino

Office Administrator

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Annelies has been part of the Wamda team for the past 4 years working closely with the Partners on various administrative and human resources tasks

Annelies Feeney

Executive Assistant

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Abdul Munam is Wamda's Accounting and Finance Controller with over 8 years of experience in accounting and financial management

Abdul Munam

Accounting and Finance Controller

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Our Portfolio In The News

Tabby raises $58M at $660M valuation as PayPal Ventures makes first investment in the GCC

PayPal Ventures, the global corporate venture arm of PayPal, is one of the participating investors (this marks its first investment in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) but second in the MENA region after Egyptian fintech Paymob).

January 18, 2023
Diligend Rebrands as Dasseti, Announces Series A Financing Led By Nasdaq Ventures

Diligend, the award-winning digital due diligence software company, today announced the rebrand of its company, now to be known as Dasseti. The rebrand comes alongside the successful close of its Series A Financing led by Nasdaq Ventures.

January 24, 2023
Dubai-based accounting and financial compliance startup, Wafeq, raises $3M

In 2016, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states signed a value added tax (VAT) agreement paving the way for the introduction of the general levy on consumption across the region.

January 25, 2023
Saudi-Based Startup palm.hr Raises $5M In Pre-Series A Funding Round

Saudi-based human resource (HR) solutions platform palm.hr has raised $5 million in a Pre-Series A funding round co-led by Speedinvest and RAED Ventures with the participation of MENA-focused venture capital firm Wamda Capital.

February 8, 2023
ZIWO expands to Egypt

ZIWO, the favourite software of call centre agents in the GCC, announced the opening of its new branch in Cairo. After doubling its revenues last year this is another major step in ZIWO’s hyper growth in the Mena region to provide cloud contact centre solutions for companies and enhance their customer experience. 

March 16, 2023
RemotePass launches physical debit card for remote teams

Remote Pass, a leading platform for remote work, has launched its physical debit card for remote teams in emerging markets. With this new service, remote workers with an active contract on RemotePass can receive instant payments with zero fees, avoiding the hefty SWIFT fees and delays typically associated with international transfers.

April 4, 2023
Dukkantek and Lezzoo Team Up to Redefine the Future of Iraq’s MSMEs

Dukkantek, a leading cloud-based POS and retail management software in the MENA region has announced a strategic partnership with Lezzoo, a Y Combinator-backed Superapp based in Iraq. This collaboration aims to transform Iraq’s food and beverage (F&B) supply chain by creating an end-to-end digital ecosystem for small-to-large retailers, enabling them to scale their operations and operate […]

April 13, 2023
BitOasis becomes the first broker-dealer to secure MVP operational licence from Dubai’s VARA

BitOasis, Mena’s leading regional cryptocurrency trading platform has secured an MVP Operational Licence from Dubai’s Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority, completing the final step in the MVP process, and allowing for the company to provide VA broker-dealer services to qualified retail and institutional investors from its Dubai HQ under VARA’s regulatory regime.

May 1, 2023
Belgium’s Deliverect acquires UAE’s ChatFood

Belgium-based food delivery software provider Deliverect has acquired UAE-based foodtech ChatFood. The acquisition will enable Deliverect to extend and support social media, dine-in QR and direct channel ordering, as well as enhance its offerings and its precedence in the Middle East.

May 10, 2023
Insider voted top leader in G2’s Spring’23 Reports

Insider has been voted the #1 Leader in G2’s Spring’23 reports for the sixth year in a row, achieving an overall score of 4.7 out of 5 and the highest user satisfaction score of 98. Insider topped the charts in numerous Grid Reports and Index Reports across all 7 categories: Customer Data Platforms (CDP), Personalisation Software, Mobile Marketing, Personalisation […]

May 11, 2023
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