Is it time to Switch towards Collaborative Consumption and Production in Egypt yet?

I told Dr. Claudia Gross that it happened out of nowhere, despite that we discussed it several time, and every single time I thought the ideas of Green Economy are actually “very cute”, but I just could hardly relate to or integrated with my everyday life. I admired the Green Hippies, but thought the ideas… Continue reading Is it time to Switch towards Collaborative Consumption and Production in Egypt yet?

Abayology: How harmony and balance can be your best companions while starting and growing a business.

While I was not the typical guest to this type of delicate showroom in Nasr City, the aroma pleasantly hypnotized me that I became even more curious about the story of this business. Abayology is a 6 year old fashion brand started in 2011 by two friends Maye and Heba. The business inspired by their own passion… Continue reading Abayology: How harmony and balance can be your best companions while starting and growing a business.

VaTel: How The Technology Chef from Benha sees power in the suburbs, niches and custom-made.

Vatel, The French chef brought from the slums of Paris to rescue the kingdom from political and economic collapse, the right ingredients, the right amounts, the right sequence and the courage to try new forms is what made Vatel an outstanding cook. By the time he was a first year Engineering student, the 128kbps DSL… Continue reading VaTel: How The Technology Chef from Benha sees power in the suburbs, niches and custom-made.

How the AIESEC experience, ignited Hadeer Shalaby’s entrepreneurial flame!

“You’ll become the books you read and the people you hang out with” I remember this quote very well as it came to influence my approach in engaging with networking activities, it might even be one of the reasons why I started Egypreneur back in 2008, the best way to grow as an entrepreneur is… Continue reading How the AIESEC experience, ignited Hadeer Shalaby’s entrepreneurial flame!

Stirring the nest, how ZAD Solutions flourished after losing 60% of its business!

When the eagle thinks that its eaglets have reached the maturity to fly on their own. It start stirring the nest, making it extremely uncomfortable to stay where they are used to and forcing them to make a move, to fly on their own, to hunt on their own and to venture into the unknown.… Continue reading Stirring the nest, how ZAD Solutions flourished after losing 60% of its business!

The road to mastery, how Si-Ware raised $10 Mil during Curfew in Cairo

By the end of 2013, when Curfew was imposed in Cairo, Si-Ware closed a $10 Mil investment round from TAQNIA and Ideavelopers. Probably the largest VC round in Egypt since 2011. Fueled by the desire to discover for myself and share what helped Egyptian entrepreneurs survive the challenges of creating outstanding companies in the past… Continue reading The road to mastery, how Si-Ware raised $10 Mil during Curfew in Cairo

And wash your face every morning, how Riham keeps a fresh spirit!

I was both curious and confused first time I connected with her. To me, her simple, open attitude and communication style didn’t match my expected image of a sharp, assertive serial entrepreneur with her experience and track record and all the fights and hurts that I would expect to come with them. Probably this curiosity and confusion conveyed my… Continue reading And wash your face every morning, how Riham keeps a fresh spirit!