Saluting the naive and crazy – our no-nonsense startup roadshow continues! Join us in Cairo for an evening that brings together geeks, hackers, entrepreneurs, VCs and the rest of the startup scene to inspire, network and share ideas. FREE-2-ATTEND
Doors open at 6pm for networking & registration
Showtime 7pm - first come first serve
7pm - CONFESSION OF MISTAKES
Let's discuss the learnings and successes of entrepreneurship - time to demystify some of the buzzword. We'll have an informal discussion about everything from how scary it is to start a bizniz, to how to "pivot", to the challenges of making lot's of mistakes, to how to work with lawyers, to how to use social media to build a community...
Opening remarks Swedish Ambassador Charlotta Sparre
Moderator and Keynote: COO Your Middle East Aurore Belfrage - Startup Coach, Angel Investor, Aubergine Lover and Serial Entrepreneur, Co-founder of global success Wrapp with Skype founder Niklas Zennström and Linkedin founder Reid Hoffman as first investors. She has a few learnings to share about working in Stockholm, London and Silicon Valley!
Guests include amesome entrepreneur Magnus Ohlson Founder & CEO of taxi and delivery service Careem, the charismatic Chairperson of Delta Inspire Neveen El Tahri and come listen to the visionary and inspirational Wael Fakharany GoogleX and his work to promote entrepreneurship in the Middle East
8pm - Story Telling - HOW TO PITCH
3 entrepreneurs showcase their startups to an amazingly experienced investor panel in an interactive Q&A session about Storytelling and how to best pitch your business. Everything you need to know before you present your startup to potential investors.
Investors Panel: Come learn from Emile Cubeisy, MD at Silicon Badia; serial entrepreneur and angel investor Maher Hakim, Associate Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon UniversityDavid Munir Nabti, CEO & Chief Entrepreneur at Beirut based startup hub Altcity and PwC Advisory Partner Maged Ezzeldeen!
9pm - Enjoy the view of the Nile & networking!
The event will be held at the Zamalek Library.
Drinks & snacks are served afterwords!