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
Aug 10 - 17
Why join the 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 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.
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.
Over 50 carefully selected mentors from the local FinTech industry who provide expert advise, hands-on support and valuable introductions.
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
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
Continued post-program support far after the 6-month program ends through annual alumni events, deals, and tailored introductions.
Direct access to meet the most active venture capitalists and corporates investing in the FinTech industry from around the world.
A day to celebrate your achievements during the program with 300+ investors, corporates, mentors and press attendees