Sahra Growth Capital

We invest in the unordinary.


Who We Are

We are Sahra Growth Capital, a middle east based venture fund investing in frontier technology companies with a specialization in SaaS technologies.

We bet on the next generation of unicorns, companies that are engorging on the technology space. We aim for unique founders, with distinct backgrounds, who are disrupting the traditional sectors.

Growth Equation

We enable a comprehensive business diagnostic looking at selection and mentorship of start-ups, development of growth formulations, along with relationships and connectivity our portfolio

Unorthodox Approach

We deliver unconventional strategies targeting revitalized valuation for our portfolio leveraging on the robust amalgamation of people, ideas, and capital

Global Mindset

We support emerging global ventures whose knowledge is transcendental to the Middle East, the future global innovation hub

Seed Sourcing

We build relationships with exceptional entrepreneurs through our innovative seed sourcing approach, deploying $200-800k investments in Pre Series A ventures

Our Main Investments

Our Team


Jamal Al-Barrak

Managing Partner

After a career in investment banking at Barclays, Jamal started Sahra Growth in 2014.


Saoud Al-Essa


For the past 15 years, Saoud has mentored and held advisory positions in early stage startups.


Najla Al-Mutawa

Operations Leader

Beginning in consulting, Najla has held several operator roles eventually joining Sahra in 2018.

Our Focus

We take pride in our ubitquitous focus on companies disrupting opportune industries. Our specalized outlook allows us to delve deep into industry verticals, utilizing our 25 years of expertise.


With a monumental influx of SaaS companies revolutionizing the market, we are experiencing and committing to disruptive software services working their way into enterprise processes in all formalities - from marketing tools to payment systems


From AI operating systems for self-driving cars to self-learning language processing platforms, artificial intelligence truly spans the industry sectors. With the potential to disrupt so many areas, we are funding the brains behind the projects, getting ourselves ahead of the curve

Financial Services

From tokenization, the process of issuing a token on a blockchain, to Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC), a new form of central bank money issued on a blockchain, the financial services ecosystem is being reinvigorated with Sahra Growth Capital at the helm

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing delivers robust computing services including analytics and software to offer faster innovation, flexible resources, and propitious opportunities accelerating digital transformation projects. Sahra capitalizes on novel opportunities within this sector

Keep In Touch

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venture idea or collaboration

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates