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List of startup incubators in Egypt

27 January, 2015
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With the explosion of business incubators, there's never been a better time to build a start-up. According to the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA), there are now over 7,000 such entities operating worldwide. In today's overwhelmingly competitive business environment, the need for dedicated organizations offering seed funding, financial and legal advice, and connections is greater than ever. Incubators can be seen as a response to global demand for new innovation and business sense, opening up opportunity outside of narrow business circles.

In Egypt, there is a wealth of expertise available to those with an idea smart enough to be picked up by an incubator. Whether in social enterprise or a specialist business field, take a look at the smart accelerator programs below that can improve your chances of success.

Here's a list of the start-up incubators in Egypt aimed at bringing life to innovative entrepreneurs.

  1. Nahdet El Mahrousa (specialized in social enterprise)
  2. Misr El Kheir Foundation's GESR initiative
  3. Flat6Labs
  4. Venture Lab at the American University in Cairo (specialized in technology and innovations)
  5. The Greek Campus (specialized in technology)
  6. icecairo (specialized in green tech innovation)
  7. TIEC (Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center)
  8. Egypreneur
  9. Shekra
  10. Sustaincubator (specialized in food, renewable energy and water)

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