Vetwork, a Cairo-based pet care marketplace has raised seed investment from Cairo Angel, Misk 500 Startups (it was part of their first cohort), and some Saudi-based angel investors, Cairo Angels announced in a statement to MENAbytes today. Cairo Angels did not share the size of investment but we have confirmed that its a six-figure USD deal.
Founded by three veterinary doctors; Fady Azzouny, Abdelrheem Hussein and Zeinab ElGeziry, Vetwork, as its name suggests, offers different on-demand pet care and grooming services to pet owners at their homes in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. The startup that had started with Cairo in 2017 has since expanded to Alexandria, the North Coast (Egypt), and Riyadh.
The services that can be requested with Vetwork mobile app (for iOS and Android), according to its website, include, healthcare, vaccination, insecticiding, and deworming, and are provided by a curated network of providers.
Fady Azzouny, the co-founder and CEO of Vetwork, speaking to MENAbytes said that they’re aiming to use the money to add more services in order to become a one-stop platform for anything that a pet owner might need and expand to new cities in Egypt and Saudi.