500 FALCONS

500 Startups has been investing in MENA founders since 2011

BACKING THE MOST TALENTED FOUNDERS WORLDWIDE.

500 Falcons is the MENA-focused fund that is a part of the global 500 Startups network.

500 Startups is one of the most active global early-stage VC funds and a startup accelerator, focusing on discovering and backing the most talented founders worldwide.

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Diversity is not just a tactic.
It’s who we are.


  •  500 Team
  •  Primary Geographies
  •  Countries where we've invested

Based in Silicon Valley, the 500 Startups Family is worldwide.

By the Numbers

  • The 500 Startups group of funds has made over 1,800 investments in approximately 66 countries
  • The 500 Startups team has over 150 people who speak more than 25 languages

Some of Our Portfolio Companies in the Region

*companies listed represent a selection of investments made in MENA across all 500 Startups funds. A full list of portfolio companies is available upon request.