Inspire. Build. Accelerate.

StartEgypt is an Egyptian startup initiative to inspire and support thousands of Egyptian entrepreneurs and social impact enterprises. StartEgypt is poised to support aspiring Egyptians entrepreneurs through a myriad of entrepreneurial services and activities and rich targeted content.

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Who is behind StartEgypt?

StartEgypt is funded by the UK government, supported by the IFC and powered by Flat6Labs to inspire, incubate and support Egyptian entrepreneurs and social impact enterprises.

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A series of entrepreneurship activities all geared towards inspiring and supporting thousands of Egyptian entrepreneurs and to spark their interest to take the first steps in starting their own ventures.

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A 6-month incubation program to support 30 social Impact driven startups every year. Focused on mentorship and coaching by industry leaders, tailored business support services, training and corporate access.

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Empowering Flat6Labs Cairo entrepreneurs via grant funding for startups in social impact sectors, enriching the training content, business networking events, technical assistance and international exposure opportunities.

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StartEgypt Incubation Program

From Idea to Success

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The invitation to apply for the "Egypt Start" initiative is announced through official channels of communication (website, social media, mobile shows, etc.) which indicates the eligibility of all applicants interested in applying for the incubator program for six months. To join "Egypt Begins", interested applicants can submit via the website a form that details the basics of their idea or their companies.

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Once all applications have been submitted, the ‘StartEgypt’ team carefully reviews every application (using a predefined framework) and selects the best applicants to be called in for an interview. The team further explores the applicants– who they are, why they are building a company, how well they know their market and what problem they want to solve.

StartEgypt Incubation Program
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Upon being admitted to the StartEgypt Incubator program, the 30 participating teams will be partake in multiple events and initiatives that help them to tackle specific impact sectors as well as receive mentorship, coaching, technical training, corporate access and more services that allows them to build market-ready business concepts.

StartEgypt Annual Forum
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An annual showcase event and the culmination of the 6-month incubation program. The teams get an opportunity to present their businesses to investors, leading business professionals, coaches and mentors. The StartEgypt Annual Forum is an excellent opportunity for the teams to expand their business connections in order to take their idea or startup to an even more advanced stage.

Post Program Support and Growth

Upon successful completion of the incubator program the teams will automatically be listed as ‘Program Alumni’ and will receive post program support that includes investment and exposure opportunities.


Apply to join StartEgypt

Before April 1, 2018

Application for the first cycle of StartEgypt Incubation Program is now open for submissions. Get support, mentorship and a multitude of perks and services to transform your innovative idea into a successful startup.

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