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Welcome to First Check Ventures

Investing in early stage startups across the globe

 

About Our Firm

First Check Ventures was founded in 2020 and has since developed a rich network of global business partners. We make early and transformational investments in companies that have the potential to do great things. Our dedicated team is made up of seasoned investors who are looking to partner with hard-working, visionary entrepreneurs.

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Team

Who We Are

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Ali Jamal

Founding Partner

Ali Jamal has more than 10 years of experience in various Product and Growth roles at companies like Zynga, RockYou, Agoda, Rappi, and most recently at PayClip (one of LatAm's fastest growing FinTech companies).
He is an angel investor who has completed more than 30 deals.

 

Venture Portfolio

Partners. Visionaries.

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TAJIR (YC W20)

A marketplace for mom-and-pop stores in Pakistan to buy inventory

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MADE AND MODERN

Using advances in AR and manufacturing optimization to build furniture faster and cheaper

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CARUPI (YC W20)

Managed peer-to-peer marketplace for used cars based in Brazil

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YUMMY (YC S21)

Super App for Venezuela

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BYTE (YC S20)

Cloud Kitchens in Pakistan

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BOOMY

AI-Based Record Label of the Future

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TUNED

Quant-Powered Investment Opportunities for Everyone

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TREINTA (YC W21)

Digital Bookkeeping for Microbusinesses in LatAm

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GIST

Social Selling Platform

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FLOURISH
SAVINGS

A Rewards Platform for Financial Institutions

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GLYDE

Automated Ordering and Payment Processing for Restaurants

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PLERK (YC S20)

Flexible Perks and Benefits.

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KREDI (YC W21)

Mortgage Credit Platform for LatAm

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OLACLICK (YC W21)

Helping Restaurants Sell via Whatsapp

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MORADA UNO (YC W21)

Simplifying Housing Rentals in LatAm

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MONO

A Neobank for SMBs in LatAm

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SPROUT (YC S21)

Social Investing Platform for Brazil

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GIMBOOKS (YC W21)

Mobile Invoicing and Bookkeeping in India

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HIGEORGE (YC W21)

No Code Turn Key Data Visualizations

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UDHAAR (YC W21)

Mobile Bookkeeping in Pakistan

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SOMOS

Personalized HealthCare for LatAm

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PALLA (YC S21)

P2P Remittance Payments for LatAm

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QISSTPAY

Pakistan's First Buy Now, Pay Later Platform

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INSTAKIN (YC S21)

SuperApp for Migrants

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MELIER

Digitally Revolutionizing the Wine Industry

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SHOP CIRCLE

SaaS Business Aggregator

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CONDUCTIVE

Data Driven Lending Guidance

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WARPFY (YC S21)

Aggregator of D2C brands

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TRUSSTOR

Command and control software for the construction industry

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TALOFLOW (YC W21)

Buyer Insights For Dev Tools

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NINOFOODS (YC S21)

Premium Cloud Kitchen Brands in India

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PACTO

Fintech Solutions for SMB Merchants in LatAm

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SEQUIN (YC S21)

Rewriting Women’s Credit History

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CASTOR

Streaming Wages & Expenses in LatAm