Based in
Dubai // NYC

Kareem Elsirafy

Managing Partner

As Managing Partner at Modus Capital, Kareem Elsirafy takes a new integrated approach to venture capital in MENA. Kareem began his career as an entrepreneur after graduating from Columbia University. A former Marine, Kareem joined forces with a fellow veteran to set up a digital platform designed to help veterans with the transition to civilian life. Kareem Elsirafy is a successful entrepreneur who, for many years, has provided technological solutions to various business and social complications. While studying at the American University in Cairo, Kareem authored reports on the inefficiencies and effects of current consumer subsidies on Egyptian government budget deficit and possible rectification plans. Kareem is a strong supporter of social entrepreneurship and constructive narratives for Western and Middle East dialogue. Kareem holds multiple degrees from Columbia University, including Political Science, Economics and Middle Eastern Studies.

Articles from Kareem

The Tools your Team Needs to be as Efficient as Possible

18 Aug, 2020
Setting your team up for success is tied to the company’s operational structure. Kareem Elsirafy...

How to Create the Ideal Team for your Startup!

03 Aug, 2020
Kareem Elsirafy on Team-building: Creating the Perfect Mix of Startup Talent Out of all the...

How to Use Process to Make up for a Lack of Resources?

05 May, 2020
Kareem Elsirafy on Resource Allocation: Using Process to Mitigate a Lack of Available Resources Few...

A Startup’s Key to Success: The Process of Testing and Iterating

06 Apr, 2020
The ability to develop short-term and long-term plans that account for the wide variety of possible...

How to create the right budget for your startup?

23 Mar, 2020
Kareem Elsirafy on Startups, Budgetary Needs, Resource Allocation, and Building a Runway...

4 Mandatory First Steps Before Asking for Venture Capital Funding

27 Jan, 2020
The entrepreneurial spirit is often noted for its ability to imbue aspiring startup founders with a...

What to Look for When Hiring your Next Star!

26 Jan, 2020
Kareem Elsirafy on Essential Hiring Strategies The professionals at the core of any company play an...
I wanted to make an impact, to be more than a consultant. Modus became a VC that guides your business's growth from day one. From operations to financial guidance, marketing, to exit strategies, we work with you to help you achieve your business goals and dreams.

In the Press

Bloomberg Interview

Kareem Elsirafy SME 10x Interview