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It’s Not Just Techne Summit That We Don’t Want You To Miss

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Lately, a lot of opportunities have been taking place in the ecosystem to help Egyptian startups. Our team gathered different opportunities to help you start your business.

  1. Ahead of the Curve’s Leap Program:
    Leap is a leadership journey specifically tailored to women entrepreneurs for at least a year. The program provides them with the needed tools to grow their business and to leap into their full potential. Leap is a six-day training - from 9-11 October, and 8, 10, and 11 November- with exercises and peer-coaching activities in between. Know more about Leap program here.​
     Apply here.​
    Deadline: 22 September.
  2. Faculty of Economics and Political Science (FEPS) Business Incubator:
    FEPS is holding the 2nd incubation cycle is open for all entrepreneurs and innovators. Incubated startups will get a fully equipped workspace and 50,000 L.E. seed fund from EG Bank. They are also holding an info session on the 25th to answer any questions you may have.  Apply for the info session here.
    Apply here.
    Deadline: 6 October

     
  3. RWAQ:
    The first business incubation program, organized by Riwaq through the National Program for Technological Incubators (Entlaq), will be held at the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology in cooperation with USAID SEED. It targets entrepreneurs in Qena, Luxor, and Aswan. Applicants should have an idea or a prototype that can help solve a problem in the areas of energy, water, agricultural waste treatment, environment, education, tourism, and archeology.
    Apply here.
    Deadline 22 September.

     
  4. Techne summit (GIZ and Techne):
    GIZ is organizing a competition for early-stage startups during Techne Summit, and the summit is going to cover flights to Berlin for 2 winners. Preference is given to early-stage startups that work in 
    local manufacturing business, creative industries, agribusiness, and food processing. Shortlisted teams will be notified by email on Sep 25th, to pitch their ideas on Sep 30 at Techne Summit Alexandria.
    Apply here.
    Deadline: 22 September.

     
  5. Techne summit’s Future Technopreneursِ:
    Apply to “Future Technopreneurs” Competition 2018 to win TIEC Accelerator Voucher and a chance to get enrolled in TIEC pre-incubation program in Alexandria taking place at the Arab Academy for Science and Technology. If you have an idea or a prototype in Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) or enabled by them and would like to turn that into a startup then you are eligible to apply.
    Apply here.
    Deadline: 22 September.

     
  6. Techne summit’s Trip to Stockholm:
    Apply now to "Trip to Stockholm" co-organized by the Swedish Institute and the Embassy of Sweden in Cairo. Two winners will get the chance to fly to Stockholm to be part of the 4-day program “Startups and the innovation eco-system in Sweden”. Flights and accommodation are both covered. Preference is given to tech or tech-enabled startups in any industry, startups that have potential in expanding in the European/Scandinavian market and/or social or environmental driven startups.
    Apply here.
    Deadline: 22 September.

     
  7. Techne & AXA Competition:
    AXA and Techne are offering 80,000 EGP in services for MedTech startups that are addressing a pain point in healthcare. The startup must have been operating for at least 3 months.
    Apply here.
    Deadline: 26 September.

     
  8. Fintech Competition by Mint and Techne:
    If you are an early stage FinTech startup hurry up and apply for the competition brought to you by EG Bank for a chance to win 70,000 EGP in value & fast-tracking to the MINT incubation program.
    Apply here.
    Deadline: 26 September.

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