Monthly Archives: November 2013

#Google Talks About Supporting #Startups in #Egypt, And Censorship

Wael Fakharany, Google’sGOOG +0.44% regional manager in North Africa, speaks to The Wall Street Journal about the company’s vision for supporting tech startups that can help revolutionize the way people do business in Egypt and the wider region. WSJ: Can … Continue reading

Posted in Entrepreneurs | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

#Egypt-Based Startup Integreight Unveils Device that Turns Your Smartphone into a Multi-Purpose Arduino Shield

Sheeld is a shapeshifting shield for Arduino. That’s the best and most accurate one line description we can come up with to describe Integreight’s latest creation. Integreight was founded by 8 college friends, a mix of electronics & communications and … Continue reading

Posted in Entrepreneurs | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

#Egypt’s Young Startups Mount Their Own Revolution

Even if you had planned it, you couldn’t have asked for a better illustration of the Egyptian startup scene. The recent Rise Up Egypt conference here in the capital was held just down the road from Tahrir Square, center of … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Will women Rise Up as Egypt’s entrepreneurs?

Rise Up, Egypt’s first major entrepreneurial summit held in Cairo on November 24- 25 was a resounding success. It brought together many different and important players from the entrepreneurial ecosystem: investors, accelerators, corporates, civil actors and entrepreneurs. Between the panels, … Continue reading

Posted in Entrepreneurs | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

#Egypt to build high-tech city in Borg el-Arab; Telecommunication Minister

Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology Atef Helmi has announced that a new high-tech city will be established in Borg el-Arab, west of Alexandria, at a total investment cost of around EGP 4 billion. He added during a visit to … Continue reading

Posted in Investors, News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Minister: 27 industrial zones to be established to ease up unemployment

Minister of Local Development Adel Labib asserted that about 27 new industrial zones will be established, adding that those zones would contribute to the domestic industrial development and help Egypt ease up unemployment. He pointed out that each zone would … Continue reading

Posted in Investors, News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

#Egypt – #Turkey business will not cease: Business Council

Egypt-Turkey business ties may be sluggish but will not cease despite deteriorating political relations between the two countries, according to the Turkish chairperson of the Egyptian-Turkish Business Council. “As Turkish and Egyptian business men and women, we know how to … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment