Startups to the German-Egyptian Business Community”
Sunday, December 14th, 2014
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
At Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza in
The Nile Ballroom, 1st floor
Address: 1089 Corniche El-Nil, Garden City
In the past few years Egypt has been able to develop one of the most vibrant and fastest growing entrepreneurship ecosystems in the Middle East enabling startups to emerge in all imaginable sectors; energy, healthcare, transportation, food, information technology, and more to tackle some of the toughest business and social challenges in Egypt and the world with innovation and an unprecedented level of perseverance.
In the framework of our project supporting startups, social enterprises and businesswomen in Egypt, we are proud to introduce to our members the Egyptian startups scene. Persistent, dynamic, and innovative are three words describing hundreds of Egyptian entrepreneurs who will be introducing their startups to the members of the German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GACIC) on December 14th, 2014. We want to support their businesses, extend their networks, promote their products and have them integrated in the established German-Egyptian business community.
- 09:30 AM
- 10:00 AM
Welcome Note by Dr. Rainer Herret, CEO, German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce
- 10:10 AM
Welcome Note by Mr. Heiko Wildner, Division North Africa, Near and Middle East, Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi), Germany
- 10:20 AM
Speech by H.E. Khaled Abdel Aziz, Minister of State for Youth and Sports, tbc
- 10:40 AM
Presentation: The Evolution of Egypt’s Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
- 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Presenting Hour with 8 of Egypt’s most successful startups presenting their businesses to the audience
- 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
- 12:30 PM – 01:30 PM
Panel on “Collaboration between established businesses and startups in Egypt. Is it possible or do startups constitute a competition?”
Culture of Innovation: Best Practices in Bringing Industry leaders and Start Up Entrepreneurs together
Rouven Steinfeld, the DoSchool, Hamburg – Berlin
- 01: 30 PM - 03:00 PM
Business Networking Activity (in Ballroom Kasr El Nil, 2nd floor)
The activity will comprise of the founder(s) of each invited startup sitting on a table and members of the GACIC having 10 minute time slots to sit, get to learn about the startup, and network with its founder(s) to explore collaboration opportunities.
The activity will be conducted using the B2B format. The GACIC members who requested meeting the Egyptian start-ups will have for each appointment 10 minutes. The profiles of the start-ups are sent as an attachment with this program.
- 03:00 PM
Lunch and Networking
- 04:00 PM
Please note that the attendance is free of charge.
Kindly find attached the registration from, start ups information and start ups B2B (match making sheet).