Dubai Venture Capital Firm | Modus

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A VC that guides you

We support emerging UAE startups and MENA entrepreneurial ecosystems by mitigating investor risk and maximizing entrepreneur value


The Modus Ecosystem

A holistic approach where each facet provides unique value-added to the other

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Safer investment product through our diversified portfolio construction, funding strategy and ecosystem development

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Develop, operate and grow technology companies by providing consistent holistic support

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Empower knowledge transfer and bridge the gap between capital investors, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders

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International hubs house potential and existing portfolio companies, providing a collaborative space

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How we help your startup

We pair with startups and work with them directly for a defined amount of time, fill in the operational gaps and provide continuous operational support before and after investing.

To find out more about how we support the journey, get in touch with a team member

Who we work with

Great companies with amazing teams
and impactful products

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Our Leaders

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Kareem Elsirafy

Kareem has directly helped raise over $86 million in funding for various startups, including ones he’s founded, in addition to facilitating & supporting 3 liquidity transactions.

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Vitale Santoro

Vitale’s experience focuses on domestic and international matters in areas of corporate law with an emphasis on M&A, corporate finance, governance, private equity, real estate and corporate reorgs.


Our Story

With regional headquarters in NYC, Cairo, and soon in Dubai, Modus has developed into a trusted platform for entrepreneurs all over the world.

How The Modus Journey Started

May 2015

New York City

Modus Operations began in NYC as a consultancy, providing holistic support to early and mid-stage transformational companies. Our commitment to driving positive results pushed our companies forward while expanding our international network and attracting a team of world-class professionals. Right mark

January 2016

New York City

After building a reputation as a high value & growth creation team, our investor network wanted to capitalize on our operational approach to build impactful and value-driven companies.

Modus Capital was established as a conduit for capital investments into the companies we supported. Right mark

June 2017

New York City & Dubai

With a few successful transactions establishing US-based companies to the MENA region, the Modus Capital and Modus Operations teams began researching a cross border capital and deal flow thesis to capitalize on emerging market opportunities. Right mark

February 2018


The Modus Capital team identified critical gaps in the MENA entrepreneurial ecosystem and iterated on the Modus model, enhancing its approach to accommodate to the needs of the MENA ecosystem. Right mark

October 2018


After 18 months of on the ground research, Modus Operations launches a regional HQ in Cairo, Egypt and prepares for its first cycle of MENA focused Incubation Phase startups. Right mark

July 2019


Modus Operations first startup cohort graduates and transitions to focus on funding from Modus Capital and its investor syndicate. Right mark

Q4 2019


Modus Operations opens applications for its second cycle searching for Growth Phase startups.

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Modus Events launches to educate entrepreneurs through interactive sessions at regional locations. We teach core frameworks across various disciplines to empower entrepreneurs with the tools to be successful.

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The Modus Collective launches in Q2 in Cairo, Egypt. The collective provides guidance in regional spaces. Entrepreneurs access mentorship and make lasting connections with technologists and investors. These co-working spaces foster engagement in entrepreneurial communities.