7startup is a Unique Funding Partner & Bridge into Saudi Arabia.

Our UK & Saudi-based investment club provides smart capital, we’re the startup’s choice for equity funding and market growth. As an expert startup investment advisor, we help founders by managing their Series A & B funding rounds from our vast investor network of Angels, Family Offices, and VCs.

Our Mission

We back only the most innovative tech startups from the UKEurope, and the USA in Deep TechNet Zero Tech, and Health Tech. Our comprehensive approach to due diligence and extensive local network unlocks profitable growth in new markets.

Our Strategy

At 7startup, we provide growth capital plus on the ground support in Saudi and the Middle East to win lucrative contracts for our portfolio companies. Built upon the wisdom of hard lessons learned, guided by seasoned founders and leaders, we exist to journey together with entrepreneurs on the path to creating lasting companies.

Our Sectors

AI/ML & Big Data
Deep Tech

From AI and ML algorithms to next-generation nuclear reactors, startups commercializing cutting-edge scientific research will solve some of the most pressing problems of our time.

Net Zero Tech

As developed and emerging markets converge in their vision for a net zero future, startups with novel value propositions stand to win big.

Health Tech

With ageing populations in most of the developed world, breakthrough solutions in healthcare are crucial to reduce the burden on public health systems and government coffers while improving patient outcomes.

7startup provides a small group of exceptional startups with in-depth fundraising support and capital each year.

Go To Market

We bridge the gap for growth-stage startups & SMEs looking to participate in the burgeoning Saudi Arabia industrial and technology ecosystem.

We have boots on the ground in Saudi Arabia to de-risk Saudi Arabia market entry through POC and partnership deals.


We focus on Series A & B raising from £1M to £25M, and as investment experts, we use our formidable investor network to get your business funded.

Our approach amplifies growth and innovation, positioning us as pivotal players in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Joint Ventures

We employ our vast network, investment & operational experience to develop joint ventures for Western tech companies in Saudi Arabia.

Partner with us for support to navigate complexities, seize opportunities, and turn visionary ambitions into tangible realities.


Check out what previous clients of our startup advisory
services have to say about our team!

Our Team

Get to know the 7startup team that’ll be working with you on your journey.

Amit Khanna
Amit Khanna
7startup Founder

Amit is an operator turned investor. Exited founder, started in technology with Capita PLC followed by 8 years across the startup ecosystem in London as a founder of a software business. Significant software-led transformation experience in the enterprise in various verticals (Northrop Grumman and Flight Centre Group). Deep network of Family Offices and the VC ecosystem in the UK and Europe.

Hans Nilsson
Hans Nilsson
Strategic Advisor

Hans is a business scaling expert with over 30 years of experience in management. An ex-CEO of a FTSE 250 company and PE-back ventures, Hans is also a Seed Coach with the Stanford Graduate programme and helps startups build effective environments to scale up and flourish.

Ivan Branitskiy
Ivan Branitskiy
Venture Partner

Ivan is Principal at the VC branch of Global Venture Alliance (GVA) where they have deployed over $200m and his work has exposed him to 10 unicorns and 2 IPOs just in the last 3 years. A specialist in crypto/blockchain, Web3, gaming and biotech.

Toms Selga
Toms Selga
Web3 Investment Consultant

Toms is a Web3 native with a broad investment portfolio and has participated in 100s of IDOs & more than 150 pre-sale projects with deep due-diligence expertise in Tokenomics. Additionally, he has an MBA from a top-tier business school.

Are We a Match?

Our scaleups & SMEs are top-notch, with innovative, defensible businesses and strong teams. We are very selective and focus on the team, market, revenues, margin and roadmap. If we engage, we only introduce entrepreneurs to our elite group of investors or network of potential clients/partners following thorough due diligence.

Fundraising Support
More than £500k in revenue
Be at the Series A or B stage or an established SME
Defensible technology and growth strategy
Be based in the UK, Europe or US
Go To Market
Vertical focused solutions
Clear playbook for international expansion
Identified need in Saudi Arabia & Middle-East
Ready to scale
Our work ethic is strong
but our criteria is strict.

So if you tick a lot of our boxes, contact us today.

We’re London based with a global reach. Supporting founders to scale tech businesses with innovative business models in Deep Tech, Net Zero Tech & Health Tech

Our Partners

 7startup is proud to partner with leading VCs, Family Offices, and an ever-growing variety of impressive businesses in the startup ecosystem.

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7startup Videos

7startup Reports

MarTech Guide
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7startup Blog Posts

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