Dtec Ventures

Dtec Ventures is the venture capital unit of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority and an integral part of the Dtec ecosystem. We invest in early-stage technology businesses in the MENA region with a nucleus to Dubai, that are disrupting or enabling traditional industries.


Our mission

Dtec Ventures is complementing the Dtec ecosystem by providing access to startup funding . Our mission is to contribute in making Dtec, and thereby Dubai, the largest tech hub and the leading destination for entrepreneurs in the Middle East by investing in talented, passionate and ambitious technology founders and teams to build companies of impact, utility and value to the region.

We invest in consumer and enterprise software technology companies. See the companies in our portfolio.

If you think Dtec Ventures is the right partner to build something amazing together out of Dubai, please connect with us.

Venture News

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Launching the MENAbytes Podcast - a weekly show about startups in the Middle East & North Africa. Pretty boring for now but we promise it would get better with your feedback. Episode one is about Uber Careem merger talks, STC Pay, investments and more https://t.co/uviRCdQGDz

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The Real Product Market Fit - "You need to find problems so dire that users are willing try half-baked, v1, imperfect solutions." from @ycombinator https://t.co/Ncn1ds534I

Uber is in talks with Careem to merge in the Middle East https://t.co/XDtiY0EW82

"Correlation Ventures: Out of 21,000 venture financings from 2004 to 2014, 65% lost money. Two and a half percent of investments made 10x-20x. One percent made more than 20x return. Half a percent – about 100 companies – earned 50x or more." https://t.co/qkOHVwjV4i

Great example how digitalization is changing and impacting all industries. Technology enables @SupportLegalUAE to change the economics of providing legal advice and support to clients. Automation helps to make things cheaper and faster.

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