13 Dec 2015

About

Seedstars World is coming back to Cairo! On 13-Dec-2015, the 12 best startups will be invited to pitch in front of local and international jury. You can look forward to an event filled with disruptive tech, inspirational keynote, networking sessions and one flight ticket for the winner to come to Switzerland to compete for at least $1.5mn in investment.

As Alisee de Tonnac, the CEO of Seedstars World, says, “Our goal is to create THE network for quality entrepreneurs around the world and help entrepreneurs, accelerators, co-working spaces and investors to interact with one another." Come join us for the event and become part of the largest international network for entrepreneurs from fast growing startup scenes!

In order to attend the event, please register at RiseUp Summit website here: http://riseupsummit.com/#tile_registration_anchor

Our official hashtag is #SSWCairo, so feel free to use it in your tweets, posts, pages etc.

Speakers

José Achache

José Achache

Managing Director

AP-Swiss
Markus Leitner

Markus Leitner

Ambassador

Embassy of Switzerland in Egypt

Jury

José Achache

José Achache

Managing Director

AP-Swiss
Walid Mansour

Walid Mansour

Managing Partner

Middle East Venture Partners
Fares Ghandour

Fares Ghandour

Partner

Wamda Capital
Soha El-Turky

Soha El-Turky

Business Development Director

Barclays
Abdallah Absi

Abdallah Absi

CEO

Zoomaal

Mentors

Igor Ovcharenko

Igor Ovcharenko

Regional Manager for CEE/MENA

Seedstars World
Noha Mahmoud

Noha Mahmoud

Manager

JuiceLabs.me
Hanan Youssef

Hanan Youssef

Catalyst Manager

A15
Ahmed Amin

Ahmed Amin

Co-Founder

Mobius Investment Consulting

Agenda

TIME DESCRIPTION
14:00 - 14:05 Kick off
14:05 - 14:15 Welcome speech. H.E. Markus Leitner, Ambassador of Switzerland to Egypt
14:15 - 15:30 1st Pitching session (filkhedma, Elmenus, Qabess, Who's Jammin', The Dogs Network, SolarizEgypt)
15:30 - 15:40 Keynote. Jose Achache - "Internet of Everywhere"
15:40 - 16:00 Break / Networking
16:00 - 17:15 2nd Pitching session (Pesos app, Cantalop, ABM, El Wafeyat, Grabz, Kotobna)
17:15 - 17:45 Jury Deliberation / Networking
17:45 - 18:00 Announcement of the winner


Selected Startups


Winners

1

SolarizEgypt

Cairo

2

Kotobna

Cairo

3

ABM

Cairo

Finalists

Cantalop

Cairo

El Wafeyat

Cairo

elmenus

Cairo

filkhedma

Cairo

Grabz

Cairo

Pesos app

Cairo

Qabess

Cairo

The Dogs Network

Cairo

Who's Jammin'

Cairo

Location

The event will be held at Falaki Theatre of The American University in Cairo Campus, located at 24 Al Falki Street, Cairo. Directions are here.

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