18 Nov 2020
Dreevo Passes 100K Shipments, Plots International Growth

Dreevo, an Egyptian startup that provides last-mile delivery solutions for e-commerce merchants, has delivered more than 100,000 shipments for over 200 merchants, since its launch in May. The article celebrates the Startup’s achievement.

03 Nov 2020
How 5G Technology Set To Change World?

The fifth-generation mobile technology (5G) is closely related to all the vital sectors of the economy; it enhances Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cloud computing. It is more than 100 times faster than the 4G, which was launched in 2011. The article discusses how this emerging technology is expected to revolutionize the world.

13 Oct 2020
FreshSource Selected for 2020 Grow-NY Challenge

FreshSource, an Egypt-based startup for supporting smallholder farmers, has been selected among a group of 20 finalists to join the 2020 Grow-NY food and agriculture business competition. The article celebrates the Egyptian startup’s achievement.

04 Oct 2020
New Data Protection Law, What it Means for Business

In July 2020, Egypt joined the exclusive club of Middle Eastern countries with national data protection laws, publishing the Personal Data Protection Law (Law No. 151/2020). Coming into force in October 2020, the Law brings a wide range of new obligations for businesses. The article introduces the newly enacted law and its impact on business.

30 Sep 2020
e-Government Receipts Rise 223% in 12 Months

The Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait has announced that e-government receipts witnessed an increase of 223% at the end of 2020, compared to July 2019, reflecting the continuous development efforts of the country’s e-payment and collection system. The article sheds light on the progress achieved in this field.

21 Sep 2020
How AI-powered Chatbots Improve Services for PwDs

Sign language chatbots can be used to give people with hearing disabilities access to key services. This is the approach that the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) took recently to deliver emergency services and COVID-19-related information to hearing-impaired people. The article sheds light on MCIT efforts in this field.

16 Sep 2020
Egypt Launches First Virtual Clinic ‘DoctorOnline’

Within the framework of Egypt’s Vision 2030 and the government’s efforts to enable digital transformation across different spectrums and areas, the first virtual clinic application “DoctorOnline” has been recently launched, providing patients with a fully integrated virtual clinic experience. The article introduces the newly launched app.

10 Sep 2020
Two Egyptian Startups Selected to Join Womentum Accelerator

The two Egyptian startups, Explore Agora and The Hair Addict, have been selected to take part in the third edition of Womentum, an accelerator that supports female-led technology startups in the MENA region. The article celebrates the startups achievement.

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