Sawari Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in startups, early stage and growth stage investments in technology-driven companies. The firm avoids investments in consumer, retail, and real estate sectors. It prefers to invest in technology, media, and telecommunications with a focus on Arabic web content and applications, financial services and e-commerce, business to business commerce, wireless telecommunication services, mobile data services, e-commerce software, mobile content and applications, software-as-a-service, converged services, and value-added services (VAS) in the areas of education, health, and manufacturing. It primarily invests in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) with a focus on Egypt. The firm typically invests between $0.25 million and $1 million initially and between $2 million to $5 million over the life of its portfolio company. Sawari Ventures is based in Cairo, Egypt with an additional office in Washington DC, United States.