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

Latest tweets

#Dubai ranks 5th globally in terms of growth in venture capital investment over the last five years, according to 'Rise of the Global Startup City' report by Center of American Entrepreneurship. https://t.co/l7hrE2v86J

How the Geography of Startups and Innovation Is Changing "...high-tech startups have now truly gone global...dramatic growth of startup ecosystems around the world..." 4 shifts: Great Expansion, Globalization, Urbanization, Winner Take All. @HBRexchange

Electric scooters looked like a new investment gold rush, but they’re just too tempting for vandals and thieves https://t.co/RfGbJJ1Nxv via @WSJ

Uber’s valuation:

IPO 2019: $120 billion*
Nov 2018: $76 billion
May 2018: $62 billion
Jan 2018: $54 billion
July 2015: $51 billion
Jun 2014: $18 billion
Aug 2013: $3.5 billion
Nov 2011: $330 million
Feb 2011: $60 million
Oct 2010: $5 million

(*estimate via @business )

Lights, camera, action!

We're delighted to have won the 'Tech Hub of the Year' award; along with two of our startups that won 'Startup of the Year' The Concept and ' Mobile App of the Year' 360 VUZ awards at the Entrepreneur ME Magazine Agility Awards 2018 last night.

Lime and Bird worth $10B+ each or 5x to 10x more than their last valuation https://t.co/ckJ6oeAmGf

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