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10 Opportunities you Shouldn’t Miss this Month

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Many important events in the world of entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology, are taking place this month, and they will allow the entrepreneurship community to communicate, develop their skills, and get to know the latest trends. Here are the most important events this month.

1. Womentum Series Viewing Party

In this event, there will be a viewing of one of the episodes of the docu-series that tells the story of the participants in Womentum accelerator. There will be an opportunity to network with entrepreneurs and Womena’s team. To know more about this event, and to get tickets, click here.

2. Egypt 2030 Hackathon

RiseUp, Pepsico, the Ministry of Social Solidarity, and The United Nations, are organizing this hackathon which aims to find digital solutions that serve the purposes of hunger elimination and gender equality, two goals of Egypt vision 2030 and the United Nations’ sustainable development goals. There will be an info session about the hackathon on 13 April, and the hackathon will take place from 18-14 April. To know more details about the hackathon and to apply, click here.

3. Innovate Egypt training program

This program aims to provide innovators with training, mentorship, and the resources they need to be able to implement their ideas on-ground. Startups will receive practical training, test their hypothesis, set a business model, and engage with other teams of entrepreneurs for 8 weeks. To know more details about the program, click here.

4 Seedstars Summit 2019

This summit will take place on 5 April in Lausanne, Switzerland, and will gather key players in innovations and technology from all corners of the world, from 70+ countries to be precise. Without a doubt, the event has become like a bank holiday in celebrating entrepreneurship. EgyptInnovate readers can get 20%, to know more details and to book your ticket, click here.

5. EduHack

A two-day competition that aims to build the capacity of university students, employees and those interested in teaching and learning, and teach them how to produce creative ideas that help in the process of education through new technological methods. The competition tracks include: virtual reality technology, augmented reality, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. To know more details about the competition, click here.

6. Techne Drifts in Upper Egypt

Techne drifts is a free one-day event that includes presenting success stories of entrepreneurs and talks by well-known experts, with the aim of empowering the society of entrepreneurs. Techne Drifts will go to Menia, Aswan, Sohag, Qena, Assiut, and Luxor from March 30 to April 4. To know more details and to register, click here.

7. International Conference on Software and Information Engineering

This conference is organized by the British University in Egypt and sponsored by NBD, and it’s an opportunity for researchers, and professionals to communicate to discuss the latest computer applications, develop theirs skills, and get to know the latest engineering practices. To know more about the conference, click here.

8. Blockchain from Zero to Hero Workshop

Faculty of Computers and Information Cairo University, IBM Egypt, and ThinkBig are co-organizing a workshop to provide the theoretical and technical foundation needed to get started with blockchain development. The workshop will include theory, hands-on and real-life examples of projects that currently work in progress. To know more details and to register, click here.

9. Tafra Meetup #38:

In this meetup, attendees will be able to connect with their peers who are interested in technology, get practical experience, and meet the speakers. An introduction about automation, types, and tools, are among the topics included in this meetup. To know more details and to register, click here.

10. MoT Cairo Meetup #1 Hands-on Mobile Testing

Instabug and The Ministry of Testing (MoT) are co-organizing MoT’s first meetup in Cairo. MoT is an online community that supports programmers, and attendees will be able to get the needed mentorship for software testing, and know important information about the mobile application business. To know more details, click here.

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