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Egypt’s start-ups face problems that hinder growth potentials: Cairo-based entrepreneur

“A Careem-like startup is very hard to be founded in Egypt”, Egyptian entrepreneur Mostafa Elshafey told Zawya By Yasmine Saleh, ZAWYA Young Egyptians with entrepreneurial ambitions face struggles on several fronts when trying to build their businesses, a Cairo-based entrepreneur has said. Young Egyptian entrepreneur Mostafa Elshafey, the ex-CEO and founder of the DCBEgypt direct billing platform, which was sold …

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Egypt’s Startup Reactor is Seeking out Startups!

Startup Reactor, the 6-month accelerator program in Egypt, is now accepting applications for its 5th cycle Following the successful conclusion of its 4th cycle with its last phase “Startup Nova – Entrepreneurship Explosion”, Startup Reactor is accepting applications for its 5th cycle! Startup Reactor is a 6-month accelerator program designed to support innovative startups with high growth potential in Egypt. …

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Competitive Advantage: UAE start-ups invest in cloud computing tech

72 per cent of all start-ups spend less than $50,000 on IT annually Startups across the UAE are increasingly looking to invest in cloud computing technologies to help themselves gain a competitive advantage in the market, new data by the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) has shown. The Cloud Report 2017, commissioned in partnership with IBM and produced by Thomson …

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Innovation Live! partners with Dubai Chamber to discuss the future of ‘start ups’ in the UAE

Challenges and solutions concerning entrepreneurial strategies discussed at length by public and private sectors during dialogue hosted by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and MEED, organisers of Innovation Live! The need for introducing a platform as a ‘one-stop shop’ for starting business in the UAE identified as key to progress. The inaugural Innovation Live!, an official anchor event for …

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The Entrepreneur Club for start-ups in Africa and the Middle East

A new space for information in French and English devoted to entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East. Orange ( is launching the Entrepreneur Club, a new space for information in French and English devoted to entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East. The website ( is a source of information for entrepreneurs that puts them in touch with a …

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Dubai SME unveils innovative hub to promote entrepreneurial ideas and start-ups

Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development ( DED ) in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, has announced the launch of ‘Hamdan Innovation Incubator,’ a complete support environment to stimulate and foster innovative entrepreneurial projects of the youth, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al …

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