If you could secure time over a weekend in Cairo, your life could get more exciting by attending one of these industry meetups in an area of interest. Cairo is increasingly hosting local meetups as part of global specialist networks that help build & nurture collaborative communities of likeminded specialists, professionals and practitioners sharing the… Continue reading Cairo Creative Coding Meetup shows the potential transformation of The “Creative Coding” practice on arts & advertising
Since I started working professionally in delivering technology products, analyzing the growing tech startup scene and lately prototyping solutions using emerging technologies. I could testify that most of the mistakes that I have committed and observed had to do with the discipline of Product Management. At Robusta Studio, a group of product management professionals hosted their… Continue reading Product Guys bring insightful discussion about Product Management to Egypt’s Tech Space at Robusta Studio
Before we start, I have a confession to make: while being known for my business ventures in internet/technology/media/finance/business services, by education and academic degree, I’m a Mechanical Design & Production Engineer. At almost 17 years of age, representing my first company at an entrepreneurship expo following The Art of Business Creation Workshop Pursuing my natural… Continue reading Green Entrepreneurs Prove it at Egypreneur Club; Switching to environmentally-sustainable business is a winning economic & social strategy for Egypt
“It was actually tailored to my late grandfather” this was my response to a colleague commenting on my grey wool suite, one of my all the time favorite pieces of wardrobe during cold winter days, today I could hardly find something as thick, well-tailored and a perfect fit anywhere. Using pre-owned items as part of… Continue reading PoshShop, the marketplace for pre-owned authentic luxury goods is making it safer to shop for original items online
Crowdfunding campaigns are one of the best ways to validate your products, especially if you are a hardware startup. For the followers of the Lean Startup Methodology – which should be everyone building a startup – you know you should be iterating the launch of your product while receiving feedback from your customers. Crowdfunding provides… Continue reading Step-by-Step Guide on launching your Crowdfunding Campaign – especially if you are a hardware startup
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, 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.
“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!
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!
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