Direct Investment

Direct Investments

  • ISSF to co-invest on a commercial basis with a lead investor.
  • Investment size ranges between USD 200,000 – USD 500,000
  • ISSF’s share is maximum 50% of the total investment round.
  • The deal will be structured in 3 ways:
    1. Direct Equity
    2. Convertible notes
    3. Quasi Equity

Eligible Co-investment Partners

  • Accelerators
  • Seed Funds
  • Angel networks or Syndications
  • Early Stage Funds
  • Venture Capital Funds
  • Investment Banks

Eligible SMEs

ISSF will co-invest in innovative SMEs with clear growth plans that aim at increasing productivity levels, introducing new products and/or accessing new markets. SMEs should fulfil the criteria below:

  • Start-up or established innovative SME’s with a physical presence and/or core operations in Jordan, that aim at increasing productivity levels, introducing new products and/or accessing new markets.
  • Availability of a lead investor(s)
  • Commercially – viable business with significant growth potential.
  • A well-defined and proven technology or business model that offers a sustainable competitive advantage.
  • A well-defined market and customer base with the potential to expand locally, regionally and/or internationally.
  • The business model offers the opportunity to be scaled rapidly, and would provide a profitable surplus to give attractive returns.
  • Sound leadership and management team with the right skills and personal strengths of persistence and determination to continue to build a successful business and realize the value contained in the business idea.