At Sakneen, we strongly believe that a home is more than just a price tag. In our new series, Visualising Spaces, we sit with leaders of the design community in Egypt to discuss and gain insight into how they connect with a living space, and what it takes to make a house a home.
As Egyptians, we’re blessed to live in a sunny country all-year-round, but when you’re stuck indoors in a home with no natural light, it can feel hard to count your blessings. Not only does sunlight have proven benefits on our overall wellbeing and health, natural light can help bring a softness to your interiors that is difficult to mimic with artificial light. And that’s besides the money you’ll save on electricity bills while you live a more sustainable life. At Sakneen, we know that the li
Image of Sakneen's co-founders Exciting things are happening at Sakneen. We’re happy to share that we’ve successfully raised a $1.1M USD seed round bringing our total amount raised to $1.25M USD. These funds will help us continue to rapidly develop our team, product, operations, bringing us one step closer to our vision of bringing joy and intelligence to home buyers and sellers. 2020 was not an easy year by any stretch of an imagination. But from our vantage point, if anything it has shown th
Sakneen, the online portal that helps home buyers search for properties, has raised USD 1.1 million in a seed funding round from global & local investors, key financial service providers and prominent angel investors spanning Egypt, MENA, the US, and Europe. The oversubscribed seed round was led by Egypt’s Algebra Ventures with major participation from Sarwa Capital and Foundation Ventures. Among the investors was Hem+Spire a US based real estate private equity firm, Nakhla VC a Saudi based fun
We are proud to announce that Sakneen has been backed by Y Combinator in its mission to help homebuyers digitally search for and buy homes in Egypt. The Silicon Valley based incubator was an early investor behind household names such as Airbnb, Dropbox, Reddit, and Stripe. Their top 100 companies alone have grown to be worth $155 Bn USD. Our mission is simple & global - to help millions of aspiring homebuyers find their homes. Today, finding the right home is a time-consuming and overwhelming