WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE APPLYING
Once you are selected to join the Program, you’ll receive training and coaching from field experts. The top three startups will receive monetary prizes with a total of $5,500 and a multitude of perks and services.
- A Formulated and an innovative idea
- Teams of 2-3 entrepreneurs
- ِA full-time commitment to the program
- Tech-enabled startup
- Female focused
- It is preferable but not limited to: Have a social impact, Located in Upper Egypt
- (Agriculture, Education, Transportation, Renewable Energy, Marginalized Communities, Healthcare, Financial Inclusion, Environment)
SUPPORT & OFFERINGS
Training sessions from top industry experts and pioneers
Total monetary prizes $5,500 ($1,800 per startup) for the top 3 startups
One on one coaching sessions
Entrepreneurial inspire nights
The program’s call for applications is announced on official communication channels (website and social media) signaling the eligibility for all interested applicants to apply to the five-week pre-acceleration program. To join our program, interested applicants could apply on the website filling in a form detailing the basics of their idea or business.
Interviews and Selection
Once all applications have been submitted, the program’s management team will review every application carefully and interview applicants and shortlist the best 10 ideas that will be selected according to the identified criteria to join the 5-week incubation program.
The online program will be focused on assisting female entrepreneurs, at the Minimum Viable Product-MVP stage, to lay the foundations for a prosperous startup by emphasizing market penetration strategies and strengthening the effect of startup empowerment on economic development. The curriculum is developed in Arabic and features English business terminologies. The program span 10 weeks for 10 startups, and will feature online training sessions, workshops, and mentorship by market experts.
A total of 10 startups will be showcasing a 4-minute presentation of their idea in front of the team and judges. The top 3 startups based on the top scores provided by the judges will win monetary prizes.