startups

US-based VC Openner to launch accelerator, invest in 50 Egyptian startups

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 03:16 GMT

It clarified in a press release that this step aims to identify brilliant founders with brilliant ideas to expand and scale them locally, regionally and globally through their local accelerator.

Nigerian financial analyst: WYF shows Egypt is good listener to youths

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 - 09:47 GMT

This year, Akeyewaleis is preparing to participate in the third edition of the forum set to kick off on Dec.14 in Sharm el-Sheikh.

2 Egyptian startups won $215K in Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 03:36 GMT

The Egyptian Startup Nawah Scientific won second place, rewarding $150,000 cash prize. Omar Sakr, founder and CEO of Nawah-Scientific pocketed the cash reward.

Startups Without Borders holds 1st summit in Cairo

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 - 10:54 GMT

Hosting three main tracks, Tech to Scale, Female Leadership, and Creative Economies, the summit will bring international actors in the startup scene to the heart of Cairo.

How does Egypt support entrepreneurship?

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 - 03:57 GMT

Egypt’s flourishing entrepreneurship scene has been receiving support from governmental entities and private institutions which aid entrepreneurs to reach their maximum potential by offering fund opportunities and mentorship.

Seven Local Startups to Represent Egypt in GES 2019

Mon, 20 May 2019 - 12:05 GMT

A total of seven Egyptian startups have been selected to represent the country in the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in The Hague, Netherlands, June 3-5.

RiseUp concludes, entrepreneurs get more corporate attention

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 - 05:00 GMT

In a trend this year, corporations have announced several investment funds and programs for entrepreneurs.

AfriLabs annual gathering kicks off in Cairo

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 04:37 GMT

The gathering focuses on trending tech hub practices, local innovators and innovative solutions to relevant African issues.

10K entrepreneurs finished Ministry of Industry’s training

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 - 10:57 GMT

The initiative was launched in 2014 in cooperation with the International Labor Organization to train and mentor entrepreneurs.

Ten petroleum, transport firms to be offered on EGX in 3 yrs

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 07:31 GMT

Ten petroleum and transport companies are planned to be offered for trade on the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) in the next three years.

Nasr considers expanding Alexandria’s free zone

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 01:06 GMT

The minister reviewed the 406 development projects in the free zone, at total capitals of $3.5 billion and investments of $9.9 billion.

Nasr inks LE 10M deal with Flat6Labs, entrepreneurship firm

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 - 12:55 GMT

Minister of Investment signed an agreement Tuesday with Flat6Labs and Egypt Entrepreneurship Company to invest LE 10 million in emerging companies

SFD Ex-head appointed CEO of new SMEs association

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 - 11:22 GMT

Ex-head of the Social Fund for Development, Neveen Gamea, was appointed Thursday as the acting executive director o the small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) Association amid complaints it is lagging behind on its tasks

Egypt founds entrepreneurship firm to boost start-ups

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 05:00 GMT

A new entrepreneurship company was established to promote direct and indirect investment in startups and small companies with a total capital of 451 million EGP ($24.9 million), Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr announced Thu

Entrepreneurs Can Make Impact, And Profit

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 - 11:03 GMT

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