Chris Khalifa, Endeavor Egypt Entrepreneur and Founder and CEO of Zooba, was one of nine entrepreneurs from Egypt attending the annually held Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) held this year in Hyderabad, India from November 28-30, 2017.
More than 5000 entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, media professionals and ecosystem partners from all over the world convened in Cairo, Egypt on December 1-3, 2017 for the annual RiseUp Summit 2017, MENA region’s largest entrepreneurial event co-organized by Endeavor Egypt.
Endeavor Entrepreneur and Founder of Smart Medical Services, Amr El Tayeb, was recently selected as a Fellow by Ashoka Arab Worldfor his pioneering work in providing access to low-cost, self-managed, personalized healthcare programs to Egyptians.
Building on Endeavor’s partnership with Stanford University, last August we organized the week-long Stanford-Endeavor Innovation and Growth Program done in collaboration with the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) and exclusively designed for Endeavor Entrepreneurs to foster innovation and help them build leading companies in an increasingly competitive global marketplace.
As Endeavor’s 74th International Selection Panel (ISP) kicked off in Brooklyn, NYC last month bringing together 20+ companies from around the world to go through their final selection milestone, Endeavor Egypt Entrepreneur Ahmed Ragab, CEO of Baraka Retail Group, joined the ISP as part of Endeavor’s Global Acceleration Panel (GAP).
As part of their Social Impact program, Bain & Company partners with Endeavor by providing consultancy services to the organization and its affiliates, as well as support to Endeavor Entrepreneurs. Bain & Company Associate Consultant Matias Leguizamon shares his externship experience in Egypt.
Endeavor Egypt welcomes Noha Khater and Rania Kadry, Co-Founders of Almouneer, to the network following their selection at the 73rd International Selection Panel held in Beirut, Lebanon from July 24-26, 2017.
After successfully completing their Analyst Accelerator Program (AAP), five of Endeavor Egypt’s top performing Analysts were invited back to the office to receive their Certificates of Achievements in recognition of their exceptional performance and contributions to Endeavor’s work in Egypt.
In honor of the 14 Egyptian companies selected among the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Top 100 Arab Start-Ups shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), a special Sohour evening was organized on June 14th by the AMCHAM Entrepreneurship and Innovation Committee (EIC) to celebrate and recognize those entrepreneurs ‘enabling a generational transformation,’ in Egypt and across the MENA region.
SolarizEgypt, a market-leading certified solar solutions provider led by Endeavor Entrepreneur Yaseen Abdel-Ghaffar, was awarded a milestone project by global cosmetics group L’Oréal to develop and integrate a self-consumption system at the Company’s 10th of Ramadan Industrial Zone power plant.
Endeavor Egypt concluded the delivery of the first of a series of training programs designed and offered to Egypt’s banking sector, aiming at empowering participating bankers with the skills and know-how needed to enable and facilitate SME and entrepreneur financing over the years to come.
On May 22nd, 2017 Endeavor Egypt hosted its 25th Local Selection Panel (LSP) where eight candidate entrepreneurs leading three companies successfully passed this important milestone. The LSP was generously hosted by Endeavor Entrepreneur Mohamed Fahmy, CEO of IST Networks, at his Company’s Smart Village premises.
Endeavor Catalyst Fund, Endeavor’s co-investment vehicle, has made its first investment in Egypt contributing $500,000 to Vezeeta, in what is considered a major milestone for Endeavor Egypt and its network of High-Impact Entrepreneurs.
In support of the ever growing entrepreneurial ventures by Egypt’s youth, EGBank teamed up with Egypt’s top private television channel, CBC, to launch the country’s first televised entrepreneurship competition Hona Al Shabab.
Endeavor Egypt is happy to announce that seven candidate entrepreneurs representing five companies have successfully passed Endeavor’s 24th Local Selection Panel (LSP) hosted on March 9th at Urban Station.
Attended by Entrepreneurs, Mentors and Staff, this interactive talk was led by Dr. Claudia Gross, an international process facilitator, management trainer and organizational consultant with 15+ years of international experience, who’s also an Endeavor Mentor.
TA telecom celebrated their achievements for 2015 with friends, family and partners over dinner at Omar Fathy’s amazing new restaurant, The Eatery, at Cairo Festival City on Monday the 15th of Feb. The attendees enjoyed the culinary delights of the Eatery while networking amongst others.
One of our most sought after services for Endeavor Entrepreneurs is the annual Executive Education program organised in partnership with Harvard Business School and Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.
The Local Selection Panel (LSP) represents the first test in the lifetime of any Endeavor company. Some pipeline candidates (hopefully future Endeavor Entrepreneurs), are lucky enough to witness the LSP before embarking on the journey themselves.
The conclusion of an intensive multi-step selection process that is the foundation of Endeavor’s model, the Local Selection Panel (LSP) brought together some of Egypt’s top business and industry leaders.
Sara Faqir, Entrepreneur Selection & Growth Manager at Endeavor Morocco, visits the Endeavor Egypt office for a week to get immersed in the day-to-day work and learn more about the role of the Entrepreneur Selection & Growth team. Read more about her experience in Cairo.
After months of rigorous research and interviews with the founders of Cairo’s most innovative tech companies, the Cairo Tech Map is finally here! Drawing its inspiration from the NYC Tech Map, the data collected demonstrates the “multiplier effect” on how each company has influenced others within the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
From inside the Jolie Ville International Congress Centre in Sharm El Sheikh, optimism and the sound of a brighter more prosperous future for Egypt’s Economy emanates loud enough to drown out the rumbling of military apache’s flying overhead.
The Endeavor International Selection Panels (ISPs) are where Endeavor candidates from around the world get selected to become part of our global network of high impact entrepreneurs. In 2014, an impressive 8 out of 9 entrepreneurs were selected from Egypt and here are some of the characteristics they all share.
A recent study by the American Psychological Association Journal deduced that early risers are healthier, happier and even more productive. So we have asked some of our most successful entrepreneurs to share some tips from their morning routines for a better start to your day!