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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

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 200 deals.

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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 (YC W22)

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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CONDUCTIV

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

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FINBLOX

Crypto Banking & Wealth Management for South East Asia

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WIBOND (YC W22)

Buy Now, Pay Later for LatAM

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MIGGOS (YC W22)

Digital Wholesale Marketplace in Brazil

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SPORTSME

Social Platform for Sports Fans

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TURBODEGA

Digital Infrastructure for Bodegas

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ANFIN (YC W22)

Stock Trading App for Vietnam

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ZIPPI (YC S19)

Neo Bank for Micro Entrepreneurs

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SONOMA MARKET

On Demand Marketplace for Premium Food and Beverage in LatAm

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BANKINGLY

Cloud-Based Platform Integrating Core Banking Systems for Financial Institutions

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DUKKANTEK

Cloud-Based Point-of-Sales (POS) and Store Management System in MENA

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GOSATS (YC W22)

Bitcoin Rewards App for India

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LONCA

Digital Wholesale Marketplace in Turkey

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FINZI

Digital Banking and Learning for Teens

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OCEAN

Financing for SME Wholesalers

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PAVESTEP

Performance Management Made Simple

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FONTI

Beverage Delivery for LatAm

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VIVA TRANSLATE

Intelligent Translation for Business

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PARI

On Demand Adult Beverage Delivery

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BASBAS

Herbal Spirit Beloved by Balearic Islanders

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HITTER BRANDS

Virtual Restaurant Brands

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LITTIO

Banking Backed by Crypto for LatAm

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FIRESIDE

Creator Platform for Live and Interactive Shows

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SWITCH

Payment-based Social Network

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WHIMSTAY

Last Minute Managed Homestay Marketplace

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LOOP

The Private Family Network

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SEABIRD APPS

No Code Mobile Apps for Communtiies

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PROPAGATE

Helping D2C Founders Scale & Exit

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WORKY

All-In-One HR SaaS and Payroll Platform

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TIGGY

Quick Delivery for Canada

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TANI SALUD

Medical Procedures and Surgeries Platform for LatAm

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IDILIKA

Fractional Home Buying in Brazil

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TREGGO

Last Mile Delivery for Businesses

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PULPPO (YC S22)

Tech Enabled Brokerage for LatAm

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LEMONADE

Luxury Factory Products Direct to Consumer in India

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QASHIO

Modern Expense Management and Corporate Card Experience in MENA

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FONBNK

Airtime into Digital Money in Africa

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YUCA

Brazilian Rental Services

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DIRECON

Analytics for Social Audio

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EXPRTO

Online Mentorship Community for Students

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O'HI

Instantly Socialize in Cafes & Lounges

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TYKE

Invest Securely in Indian Startups

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CREDITOP

Loan Marketplace & Credit Tracker for LatAm

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KRAVE MART

Grocery Delivery for Pakistan

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BITS

Buy Crypto with Spare Change

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KASHIN

Collaborative Credit for the Underbanked

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HOMEROOM (YC W22)

Residential Real Estate Marketplace

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STAX.ME

Universal Money App for Africa

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SILOHO

Home Furnishing Platform for India

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KAMBIO

Design & Buy Homes Online

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TRUSTSPACE

European Compliance Automation

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APPARTA

Restaurant Booking Platform

 

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