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Capital is intelligent, said CEO of KI Angel venture capital fund Khaled Ismail, as it always goes to the opportunities that will achieve rapid growth. He added that in 2011, many entrepreneurs and creative thinkers emerged, and, in turn, capital began to be made available to pump investments in these companies. “Capital always turns up …
CEO and Co-Founder of Drbridge, Amir Barsoum, believes the field of entrepreneurship is one of the most critical sectors for investment, since they give chances for ideas with potential success. He said there aren’t any large investments in this sector in Egypt since there must be many success stories to attract foreign investment. For …
The challenges facing entrepreneurs in Egypt include education, access to finance, legal regulatory framework
Instead of investing in traditional sectors, businessmen could invest in start-ups, says Ramez Mohamed
First phase of programme is from 24 May to 4 July, applicants to submit initial proposals
British investors demand fair treatment from government, competition to be opened up in private sector, says Casson
PepsiCo offers 14,000 positions for youth
We plan to expand externally by the end of 2015, and are choosing between Saudi Arabia, Nigeria and South Africa, says Barsoum
Talks are currently being held with ICT Ministry to host first privately-owned computer cloud in Egypt, says Talal Abu-Ghazaleh
Economy, social issues in Egypt are opportunity to boost entrepreneurship, bureaucracy, legislations, copyrights are prominent challenges
Start-up accelerator programme has invested in 46 ventures
Egypt working towards increasing internet penetration especially in rural and marginalised areas and among persons with disabilities
Engezni cuts out the middleman, connecting hungry Cairenes directly to restaurants
Entrepreneurs developed an unmanned mine detector, an educational cartoon, and a smartphone add-on that helps the blind detect obstacles – among other things
Over 150 entrepreneurs, 20 mentors and 4 judges were present at the entrepreneurship event
Pocket Cinema wants filmmakers to test their creativity with short, low-budget films and follow the example of Chritopher Nolan, one of the biggest names in cinema today.
The Makan offers discounts on up to 95% of its featured products.
The Total Entrepreneurship Activity rate rose by 0.82% from 2010 to 2012
Gedety was too good to be true. Yasser El Zahhar, its founder, had the idea to start a social business that would employ non-working Egyptian women to make products that working Egyptian women could use to make quick, but healthy meals for their families. All he would need to do is buy his agricultural …
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.
The founder of The Greek Campus Ahmed El Alfy said that the Rise Up Summit can help connect Egyptian entrepreneurs.
The multinational corporation plans forum to encourage marketing agencies to join “Engage for Agencies” programme
The work of Flat6Labs, a company looking to support the next generation of Egyptian entrepreneurs, highlighted by US Secretary of State
By Amir Makar CAIRO: Young students and fresh graduates willing to work on development projects and with civil society are able to find the necessary skills and training at the Youth Leadership Program, provided by the Amerian University in Cairo’s Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement. Quoting the Gerhart Center’s website, the YLP offers young …
By Mark Spitznagel LOS ANGELES: Capitalism’s greatest strength has been its resiliency — its ability to survive the throes and challenges of crises and business cycles to fuel innovation and economic growth. Today, however, more than four years into a credit crisis, a conspicuous enigma calls this legacy into question. Despite recent hopes of recovery in …