Beautiful Partnerships

Zayn Capital is an investment firm providing debt and equity financing to start-ups in Pakistan, Bangladesh, and MENA Region.

We bring experienced capital to startups in emerging markets.

We are seasoned ex-Goldman Sachs executives, investors, founders, and operators who partner with and support startups in Pakistan, Bangladesh, & MENA.

Frontier
Fund

Primary focus on seed and growth stage ventures in Pakistan and MENA

FinTech
Fund

Multi-strategy investments in fintech and related technologies in the emerging markets

We know what good looks like and provide experienced capital to help

Recruitment
Recruitment
Product
Product
Partnership
Partnership
Fundraising
Fundraising
Strategy
Strategy
Networking
Networking
Financing
Financing
Compliance
Compliance
Governance
Governance

Our experiences across investing, lending, regulation, advisory and operations have given us the privilege to work with some of the world's best FinTechs, financial institutions, and startups totaling over 2000+ transactions globally, and 10,000+ actionable areas of improvement we have helped our clients with.

OUR VALUE ADDITION

Capital, Experience, and Impact

EARLY-STAGE EQUITY CAPITAL

BLOCKED CAPITAL

As experienced local partners and advisors, we help connect global capital and investor interest to high-quality startup investment opportunities in MENA + South Asia.

FOLLOW THROUGH CAPITAL

NO ALTERNATE FUNDING

Early-stage fintech ventures in emerging markets often face limited and sub-optimal funding options. We provide experienced alternate capital on founder-friendly terms.

VENTURE DEBT FINANCING

GROWTH FUNDING DEBT

We provide a variety of debt and equity options to give founders greater flexibility and reduce equity dilution during growth funding.

Team

Faisal Chowdhry

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Zayn Fintech Fund

Faisal Aftab

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Zayn Frontier Fund

Ralph Birt

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Zayn Advisory

Zeshan Gondal

Investor & Head of Strategy

Zainab Ruhail

Legal Consultant

Mehr Nadeem

Endowment Associate

Yusra Solangi

Investment Associate

Zayan Faiyad

Investment Associate

Shakaib Naqvi

Investment Associate

Kumail Rizvi

Investment Analyst

Ali Humza

Investment Analyst

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We don't just write a check and disappear. Our goal is to partner with promising founders building ambitious companies within the early and growth stage life cycle.

In our ethos of creating beautiful partnerships, we utilize our experience within the financial services industry to act as a sounding board for our portfolio companies and leverage our advisory network to help founders achieve their milestones.

We are actively investing in the these regions