Startupbootcamp FinTech Cairo

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About the Program

Startupbootcamp brings FinTech Cairo to the MENA region as the first of its kind FinTech program.  This accelerator program supports innovative early-stage FinTech startups in Egypt, with a targeted focus of Financial Inclusion. The accelerator brings a unique focus in Egypt and helps develop the ecosystem and drives the next generation of technology startups to success.

Our intensive six-month program provides up-to ten selected FinTech companies with hands-on mentorship from over 100 industry experts, office space in the heart of Cairo, and access to a global network of investors and corporate partners from across the FinTech industry. In addition to the acceleration program, this time we are supporting the startups to scale their businesses in collaboration with established players in Cairo.

FinTech Cairo has partnered with:  Visa, IFC, and GIZ to provide the expertise, exposure channels, and access to a network of industry professionals that most early-stage FinTech startups would not be able to access otherwise. These key industry players provide expertise, exposure channels and access to their deep FinTech network of industry professionals from around the world.

Key Focus Areas

Payments

Investment

Insurance

capital Markets

SME Lending

Financial Inclusion

Identity Authentication

Blockchain

Timeline

  • Jul 12

    Applications open

  • Aug 01

    Applications close

  • Aug 10 - 17

    Selection Days

  • Sep 01

    Program begins

  • Dec 15

    Demo Day

Why join the program?

6-Month Program

Over a period of 6 months, companies will receive support to grow their industry-changing FinTech businesses.

Workshops & Masterclasses

Expert-led sessions and customized workshops covering all the bases; support in FinTech basics, business development, product-market fit, marketing, fundraising, leadership, and scaling to name a few.

In-house expertise

In order to facilitate maximum growth, the program is designed to offer entrepreneurship-focused training sprints, in-house support teams, weekly touchpoints, and ongoing support through the accelerator's management team.

Corporate Partners

Collaborate deeply with our program partners and leading corporates from the FinTech industry to secure customers, projects, partnerships, and to grow your revenue.

Regional and Global Network

Unmatched access to MENA and a global network of programs, mentors, corporate partners, financial services industry experts, and alumni across 40+ countries.

Tailored Mentorship

Over 50 carefully selected mentors from the local FinTech industry who provide expert advise, hands-on support and valuable introductions.

Coworking Space

Free desks for your entire team in a dynamic coworking space in the heart of Cairo entrepreneurial scene for the duration of the 6-month program

Funding

Up to EGP600,000 in funding for 5-10% in equity per startup.

Perks & Discounts

More than €300K+ in exclusive partner deals from leading technology providers such as Amazon, HubSpot, SendGrid, and others

Post-Program Support

Continued post-program support far after the 6-month program ends through annual alumni events, deals, and tailored introductions.

Investor Access

Direct access to meet the most active venture capitalists and corporates investing in the FinTech industry from around the world.

Demo Day

A day to celebrate your achievements during the program with 300+ investors, corporates, mentors and press attendees

 If you have any questions in the meantime, please get in touch at fintechcairo@startupbootcamp.org.

Please note that any information submitted in an application is completely confidential and will not be shared with anyone outside of our organization.

Startupbootcamp FinTech Cairo Team

Ahmed Elsherif

Ahmed Elsherif

Director
Mohamed Elmahdy

Mohamed Elmahdy

COO

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