We Sat Down with Swvl and Talked Transportation, Vision, and Their Million Dollar Deal

We Sat Down with Swvl and Talked Transportation, Vision, and Their Million Dollar Deal

With public transportation being the problem that it is, Egyptians have either turned to services that offer them forms of private transportation, or they have just bought cars. This former option has become increasingly popular, given the popularity of the internet, and the consequent development of applications that support private forms of transportation: namely Uber […]

Everything You Need to Know About ‘the Made in Egypt’ Exhibition

Everything You Need to Know About ‘the Made in Egypt’ Exhibition

From July 6th to July 10th, Egypt will be home to The Made In Egypt exhibition. The exhibition will be the place to go for both foreign and local investors, and business owners looking to get a clear view on available investment opportunities that exist in Egypt.   Indeed, an approximate number of 300 companies […]

Reasons Why Alburouj Is Leading the Real Estate Market

Reasons Why Alburouj Is Leading the Real Estate Market

  Capital Group Property has made it clear that they are hands down leading the real estate market. There two reasons to backup this claim; their commitment to standards, and how they put their clientele in the heart of every decision.   With a cluttered real estate market, and clients having to choose among different developers, […]

Egypt Makes Impressive Promises To Investors

Egypt Makes Impressive Promises To Investors

By Mirna Soliman

Obviously Egypt is growing and in the process of taking us back to where we previously stood, but does that mean that we are ready to offer all that was stated in this video? Having one of the largest youth populations in the Middle East definitely gives us a platform for an immense labor force, […]

Naguib Sawiris Buys Euronews

  In what is game changing news, Naguib Sawiris has bought 53% of European news channel Euronews for 35 million Euros in capital for the business. This comes as shocking yet revealing news for Arabs and underdogs alike, the Billionaire business man, plans on using the European news platform as a mechanism for change and […]

Carrefour Opens In Hurghada

Carrefour Opens In Hurghada

Carrefour opened its doors in Hurghada this week and in the days since the ribbon cutting, business has been booming. The French retailer’s arrival as the first supermarket of its kind in Hurghada and Upper Egypt marks a milestone in the development of the area. “In Egypt, it is perceived as a quality brand and […]

Q&A: Digital Republic CEO Karim Khalifa Shares His Secrets to Success

Q&A: Digital Republic CEO Karim Khalifa Shares His Secrets to Success

Karim Khalifa is the founder and CEO of Digital Republic, one of the leading digital advertising agencies in Egypt and the region, with a number of award-winning campaigns in its impressive portfolio. DR offers “360 Total Digital Solutions” to its range of big name clients, many of which are attracted by the agency’s creative, innovation-centered […]

Q&A: What’s Missing from Egypt’s Startup Scene? Top Investors Answer

Q&A: What’s Missing from Egypt’s Startup Scene? Top Investors Answer

As AUC’s downtown Cairo campus bore witness last month, Egypt’s entrepreneurial spirit is measured in the droves. The RiseUp Egypt Summit held there over two days was a veritable celebration of the country’s eager entrepreneurs. Even Talaat Harb, the godfather of Egyptian entrepreneurship, made an eleventh hour appearance in hologram form. While the atmosphere was […]

Q&A: Is Egypt’s Startup Scene Just a Bubble? Top Investors Answer

Q&A: Is Egypt’s Startup Scene Just a Bubble? Top Investors Answer

These days in Egypt, it seems like everybody and their mama is an entrepreneur and starting a business is a trend. Over the last couple of years, the country has witnessed an explosion of new startups, from apps that aim to tackle literacy to services that aim to curb Cairo’s notorious traffic problem. And along […]

Citadel Capital Promises Big Money

Egypt’s economy is still faltering, for some reason we still like taking to the streets and protesting, and traffic is unbearable, why just another day in the life if you ask us! Every once in awhile though some kind of silver lining shows itself and this time it’s in the form of private equity firm […]