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During March and April, the participants were divided into teams, where 229 young men and women were trained during March on entrepreneurship skills, including problem-solving skills, resource utilization and leadership.
AmCham to organise training session on angel investment in September, says Tawfik
The Egyptian Center for Economic Studies (ECES) will hold an annual competition “Hub Africa” for entrepreneurs on 19 and 20 October, Abla Abdelatif, executive manager of ECES, said. The competition will be held in cooperation with five partners, the American University in Cairo (AUC); Gemini Global Development, a company owned by Naguib Sawiris; Qalaa Holding; …
The Anzisha Prize programme, a partnership between African Leadership Academy and Mastercard Foundation, has launched the call for 2019 applications. The prize is looking for Africa’s most innovative social and business entrepreneurs between the ages of 15 and 22. The winner entrepreneurs will share $100,000 among them and receive business consulting support. The Anzisha Prize’s …
Start-ups in Africa raised just $556m from investors in 2017 (compared to $7bn raised in India) and that the number of incubators and accelerators of start-ups has grown to more than 440 in 2018, compared to 314 two years ago, according to a just-released study by the IFC
Bank aims to support startups to develop systems, technology solutions in field of financial innovation, expanding customer base, speeding up pace of financial inclusion: Farag The Commercial International Bank (CIB) graduated the third batch of business incubators in the field of financial technology, in cooperation with the American University in Cairo (AUC). The business incubator …
The unit aims to ensure the continuity of the project and the return on the invested money, said El Kady
SMEs reported to contribute 80% to Egypt’s GDP
Khalil Hassan Khalil, board member in the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC) and head of its General Division of the Digital and Electronic Economy, held a joint meeting with the leaders of risk investment fund “Algebra Ventures” and the six Egyptian companies that took part in the CES exhibition in Las Vegas in …
Johnson’s visit to Egypt aimed at supporting Egypt’s economy, UK to grant $150m loan for economic reform
AUC V-Lab celebrates the graduation of the first cycle of FinTech Accelerator
Through a group of mentors, investors, and project directors, the programme aims to establish a base of young successful entrepreneurs in the business market
Ideas that can change the world, entrepreneurs who will disrupt industries, social development pioneers who will transform communities, and leaders who will inspire generations—these are all flavours of SPARK!, recently held in El-Gouna this summer. This 10-day programme brought together some of Egypt’s most talented young people to nurture their skills and provided them …
According to a report published by the International Financial Corporation, entrepreneurs are having difficulty finding qualified labour and must provide more benefits in order to attract prospective employees
MENA entrepreneurs are ready for global markets, says Eventtus CEO
Banks are keen to loan to SMEs; now however is not the right time due to the high unpredictability in the economics in Egypt, says Levari Law Founder
The convention will witness the attendance of delegates from over 40 global women institutions and over 650 influential figures
Design features 12 categories including electricians, plumbers, tailors, mechanics, carpenters, and painters, amongst others, says Mowafy
British investors demand fair treatment from government, competition to be opened up in private sector, says Casson
We have invested some CHF 25m that covers our framework agreement with Egyptian government, says Leitner
Start-up accelerator programme has invested in 46 ventures
The online hiring platform sees “massive” opportunity in Egypt and hopes to match entrepreneurs with freelancing youth seeking jobs
Mostafa Metwalli, one of the participants in El Mashrou3, seeks funding for his project
El Mahrou3 show is about 14 young Egyptians that have dreams to change Egypt.
The summit, the first-of-its-kind entrepreneurship event for Egypt, closed its doors on Monday after two days of bringing together entrepreneurs and key players to discuss these opportunities.
Rise Up, Egypt’s first major entrepreneurial summit held in Cairo on November 24-25 was a resounding success. It brought together many different and important players from the entrepreneurial ecosystem: investors, accelerators, corporates, civil actors and entrepreneurs. Between the panels, talks, workshops, hackathons, makeathons, and ideathons, it was hard not to be inspired or to …
The course teaches businesses to use gaming strategies and practices in digital advertising and business development.
Google-partnered project provides venue for trainings, meet-ups, and other start-up oriented programmes