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If you are looking to start your business in Egypt, it is never a bad idea to join an accelerator or incubator.

These organizations are designed to help startup businesses by providing them with office space, advice and access to potential partners, investors, and customers.

In this article, we have collected the 13 most popular accelerators and incubators from Egypt.


The 13 Best Accelerators and Incubators in Egypt

1) EFG EV Fintech

1) EFG EV Fintech

EFG EV Fintech invests in companies while also boosting the Fintech ecosystem.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Cairo
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Shehab Marzban
  • Industries: Business Development, Finance, Financial Services, FinTech
  • Number of investments: 13

You can find their website here.

2) Falak Startups

2) Falak Startups

Falak Startups is an Egyptian business accelerator that helps entrepreneurs succeed in Egypt's startup ecosystem.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Cairo
  • Started in: 2018
  • Number of investments: 42
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 16

You can find their website here.

3) Innoventures

3) Innoventures

Innoventures is an innovation platform that gives the market a plethora of unique Egyptian concepts.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Cairo
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Ahmed Mikkawi, Ashraf El-Sharkawy, Sameh Shaheen
  • Industries: Finance, Financial Services, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 20
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 24

You can find their website here.

4) 1864 Accelerator

4) 1864 Accelerator

The 1864 Accelerator is the first financial technology (FinTech) business accelerator program in the area.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Gîza
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Ahmed Abuiliazeed
  • Industries: Financial Services, FinTech, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 8

You can find their website here.

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5) MINT Incubator

5) MINT Incubator

MINT partnered with Cairo Angels to develop an incubator to support the growth and financing of businesses in Africa and Egypt.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Gîza

You can find their website here.

6) Startupbootcamp FinTech Cairo

6) Startupbootcamp FinTech Cairo

Startupbootcamp FinTech Cairo is an accelerator program for creative Fintech firms in their early stages.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Cairo
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Alex Farcet, Carsten Kolbek, Patrick Zeeuw, Ruud Hendriks
  • Industries: Business Development, Finance, FinTech
  • Number of investments: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 26

You can find their website here.

7) Startup MENA

7) Startup MENA

The objective of Startup MENA is to assist in the development of infrastructure to support the creation of self­sustaining startup ecosystems that nurture innovation.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Cairo
  • Started in: 2014

You can find their website here.

8) Pmaestro

8) Pmaestro

Pmaestro is a corporation that focuses on bringing ideas to life through innovation.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Cairo
  • Started in: 2017
  • Industries: Business Development, Financial Services, Product Management, Project Management
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

9) NU Techspace

9) NU Techspace

Nile University's Business and Technology incubator, NU TechSpace, provides money, office space, and legal assistance to businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Gîza
  • Started in: 2017
  • Industries: Financial Services, Incubators, Venture Capital

You can find their website here.

10) Inno101

10) Inno101

StartUps Accelerator is a social impact startup accelerator.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Alexandria
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Ahmed Ramadan, Mohamed Mosaad, Mohamed Rady
  • Industries: Financial Services, Funding Platform, Incubators

You can find their website here.

11) GESR

11) GESR

GESR is a Misr El-Kheir Foundation-affiliated technology entrepreneurship support program.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Cairo
  • Started in: 2013
  • Industries: Finance, Incubators, Information Services

You can find their website here.

12) Startups of Alex

12) Startups of Alex

Alex's Startups is a business incubator dedicated on accelerating startup growth.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Alexandria
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Ahmed Bastawy
  • Industries: Financial Services, Incubators, Training

You can find their website here.

13) Eitesal

13) Eitesal

EITESAL is a private, non-profit organization made up of ICTE enterprises and multinational cooperatives.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Heliopolis
  • Started in: 1997

You can find their website here.

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