Beautiful Partnerships

Zayn Capital “Zayn” is an investment platform with two funds providing capital to startups in Pakistan - 1) an Equity VC Fund (BitRate Fund) led by seasoned Venture Capitalist Faisal Aftab and 2) a Credit Fund led by ex-Goldman Sachs executive Faisal Chowdhry. Zayn is considered to be the leading VC Fund in Pakistan and has a total AUM of $65M.

We bring experienced capital to startups in frontier markets.

We are seasoned investors, founders, and operators who partner with and support startups in Pakistan.

BitRate
Fund

Early Stage Ventures in Pakistan.

Debt
Fund

Providing Debt to FinTech and related technologies in Pakistan.

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

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, we help connect global capital and investor interest to high-quality startup investment opportunities.

FOLLOW THROUGH CAPITAL

NO ALTERNATE FUNDING

Early-stage ventures in frontier 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 Debt Fund

Faisal Aftab

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Zayn BitRate Fund

Zeshan Gondal

Investor & Head of Strategy

Zainab Ruhail

Legal Consultant

Yusra Solangi

Investment Associate

Zayan Faiyad

Chief of Staff

Shakaib Naqvi

Investment Associate

Kumail Rizvi

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 to act as a sounding board for our portfolio companies and leverage our advisory network to help founders achieve their milestones.