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.