01 Aug 2021
Africa IoT, AI Challenge Further Expands in Continent

The Africa Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Challenge has been launched this year in many African countries, including Egypt, Kenya, Uganda, Morocco and Tunisia. The Challenge is organized in Egypt in collaboration between MCIT and other local partners, and aims to equip young people with IoT and AI skills, and help accelerate achieving the digital transformation in Africa. The article sheds light on this year’s version of the Challenge.

28 Jul 2021
MENA Top Funded Startups in H1 2021

Startups in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region secured a record investment in the first half of 2021. Coming third on the list of the top funded startups was Egypt’s Trella, which raised alone $42 million in June. The article sheds light on the highest funded startups in the region in 2021 so far.

25 Jul 2021
Egyptian Startups are Africa New Venture Capital Darlings

From e-commerce to edtech and fintech, Egypt’s startups are emerging as the preferred destination for global and regional investment, making Egypt even more attractive as an investment destination. The article sheds light on the country’s flourishing startup ecosystem.

14 Jul 2021
DilenyTech Secures $160k Non-Equity Grant

Egypt-based healthtech startup Dileny Technologies LLC (DilenyTech) has secured a $160K non-equity grant from the Information Technology Academia Collaboration (ITAC) programme of the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA). The article sheds light on the startup’s achievement.

11 Jul 2021
Egypt Digital Infrastructure: 2020 Growth, Key Trends

The year 2020 was a year of rapid digitization. As the pandemic brought new restrictions for millions of people, Egypt saw a sharp rise in the use of digital services, social media, financial technology and e-commerce platforms. The report details Egypt’s digital infrastructure 2020 growth and key trends.

07 Jul 2021
Egypt Arab World Second-Most Attractive FDI Destination in 2020

Egypt received $5.9 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2020, becoming the Arab World’s second-most attractive FDI destination, and Africa’s top FDI recipient for that year, according to international reports. The article sheds light on the country’s achievement.

04 Jul 2021
Entering New Digital Era for Scientific Research in Egypt

In recent years, the Egyptian government has placed its full weight behind digital transformation, launching Digital Egypt strategy, an all-encompassing vision and plan that details the foundations for the transformation of Egypt into a digital society. The article explains how Egypt's scientific research sector is ushering in the digital era.

27 Jun 2021
How Tech Helps Egypt Informal Recyclers Build Circular Economy

A group of multinationals, backed by the Egyptian government, have created a plastic recovery scheme which rewards collectors through digital credits. The scheme demonstrates how a responsible recycling model can enable social inclusivity and be replicated elsewhere. The article introduces the new green initiative.

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