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Startups in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region were granted $1.03bn in funds during 2020, according to a report by startup data platform, MAGNiTT. The funds, which were granted to about 496 deals, reflected a 13% increase compared to the financing granted in the previous year. On the other hand, the report said …
Beauty e-commerce platform will use funds to support further growth in Egyptian market
Platform allows investors to access key information, including pre-recorded pitch, pitch deck, founder information, and contact information
Company announced digital solutions services challenge in Egypt and Middle East under sponsorship of Orange Group
E-commerce startup supports locally sourced beauty products, plans regional and worldwide expansion
Several startups have offered innovative solutions to help reduce the prevalence of this virus. These companies include The Cairo Angels investment group, which offers support through a campaign worth EGP 100,000. It aims to help the elderly and the needy living alone by shopping on their behalf.
$704M invested in 564 startup investment deals in MENA, according to the MENA startups data platform
Egypt’s pavilion in the conference, held under the slogan “Time for Egypt”, will include nine local startups, the largest-ever number of Egyptian participants in the event. Among Egypt’s joining startups are Mintrex, XIOT, HitchHiker, and Sigma Fit.
We typically invest an average of $100,000 as an initial investment, and can follow on in the top 20-30% of our investments, up to $500,000, says Haider.
For the first time, The American University in Cairo (AUC) will be the main partner and host of RiseUp Summit. The summit is considered as the one-stop-shop event connecting startups in the Middle East and Africa. In its seventh edition, RiseUp will host the region’s top entrepreneurs, startups, investors, and creative masterminds. It will take …
Travel Tech Web App set to scale personalized curated trips to the next level
Startups create jobs, competition, encourage innovation
Entrepreneurship is one of the leading industries in the international market and the Egyptian market in particular, but a large percentage of startup companies fall before they reach advanced stages of growth. According to some international reports, only 10% of emerging companies succeed. CB Insights says that the main reasons why startups fail is poor …
The Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the world’s largest celebration of entrepreneurship, kicked off on 12 November. Organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Council for Small Business (ICSB), and sponsored by Tatweer Misr, the week aims to seek policy-oriented solutions to the challenges of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The week is …
Entrepreneurship is one of the leading industries in the international market and the Egyptian market in particular, but a large percentage of startup companies fall before they reach advanced stages of growth. According to some international reports, only 10% of the emerging companies succeed. CB Insights Foundation says that the main reasons why startups fail …
16% of the startups in the financial technology sector are from Egypt
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 …
Cairo Angels is a global network of investors focused on supporting startup opportunities in Egypt, the Middle East, and Africa
500 Startups and Cairo Angels top supporters of startups in Egypt
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
Siemens will set up next47 as a separate unit for startups to foster ideas and accelerate development of new technologies
The convention will witness the attendance of delegates from over 40 global women institutions and over 650 influential figures
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 Innovation Fund will provide €11m in funds for small projects in disbursements that will cover from 50% to 90% of total project costs. According to the Fund’s plans, the initiative seeks to support research and innovation projects that will contribute to achieving sustainable development in Egypt. The initiative hopes to increase capital in Egypt …
By Mirna Sleiman / Reuters DUBAI: Jordanian entrepreneur Majied Qasem waited three years before arranging outside funding for his start-up company, d1g.com, an Arabic social media and content-sharing platform. He finally succeeded in September 2011, eight months after Arab Spring uprisings erupted in the region. The company now has over 35 million page views per month, …