Egyptian online real estate platform Sakneen has received investment from Y Combinator (YC), the Silicon Valley based incubator behind early-stage investments in household names such as Airbnb, Dropbox, Reddit and Stripe. 

Sakneen was founded by Ramy Khorshed and Hussein El Kheshen. According to the founders, the company’s mission is to help homebuyers digitally search for and buy homes in Egypt. “We’re looking to reinvent the real estate process. Standing in the way of a better...