24 November, CAIRO. Hekouky, the Legaltech platform that incorporates companies
and registers trademarks for entrepreneurs and business owners, announces that it has
raised an undisclosed amount in a pre-seed funding round by Nama Ventures.
Getting legal transactions sorted as a business person can be complex, costly and
waste a lot of time. Hekouky fixes that by giving a one stop shop and easy to use
platform that will make the process hassle free.
Hekouky was founded by three co-founders with diverse backgrounds and experiences:
Hala Riad, Mayy Abdelbary and Fatima Khalil. Mayy Abdelbary is the former CTO of
Paynas, with 15 years of experience, 9 of which were in legal software development she
has decided to take the legal space by a storm. Hala Riad is a lawyer with experience in
arbitration and corporate law. Fatima Khalil is an accountant and the founder of three
What unites these women, is a passion, a dedication and a vision: Making the law
Accessible to All. Making legal transactions easier, quicker and traceable for
“Our mission is to make entrepreneurs feel safe to follow their dreams, in Egypt and in
the MENA region. Entrepreneurship is a test of wills, one that we will make easier by
taking the legal burden off your shoulders. Said Hala Riad, Hekouky Co-founder.
“We firmly believe that the RegTech space in MENA is ripe for disruption.” Said
Mohammed Alzubi, Managing Partner at Nama Ventures. “There are tremendous
inefficacies the legal space that technology can help bridge. What we saw in Hala,
Mayy, and Fatima is a team that has a very good command on what it takes to build a
great RegTech startup. “