Apply For Incubation
Nahdet El Mahrousa (NM), HIVOS, and AUC Venture Lab are delighted to present you with LEAD Fellowship Program (NM’s 19th round of incubation) to support entrepreneurs who are making a positive impact in Egypt.
Do you have an environmentally and socially conscious startup that has the potential of creating new job opportunities?
Apply to LEAD Fellowship Program now; all you need is a running and scalable startup and a team!
Who can apply? (Eligibility criteria)
Profile of the start-up (you need to):
- Start-ups must be from governorates other than Cairo and Giza
- Your innovative startup could be in any field as long as it is socially and environmentally aware.
- Be sustainable and/or have a plan to become sustainable and generate revenues to be self-sufficient
- Be scalable: we care about the potential for growth of the business, both financially and in terms of its social impact
Profile of the team:
- A team (at least two people) with a diverse set of skills that complement each other and the needs of their social enterprise
- Team members should be between 21-35 years of age
- Relevant education and technical knowledge for their idea
- Dedication and commitment to the development of the startup
Winning startups will receive financial support and tailored technical support for 6 months to help maximize their success.
The incubator offers the following services:
- Financial support up to EGP 60K
- Account management; a dedicated project development program organized by NM Incubator team
- Customized high-quality capacity building program based on needs
- Access to mentors and consultants in a wide range of domains
- Access to network (donors, companies, experts, entrepreneurs, etc.);
- Financial and legal consultations
- Office space at NM’s co-working space
- WE TAKE NO EQUITY
How to Apply?
- Fill in the application form and submit it by 11:59 PM on the 31st of March 2018 (priority will be given to early applications).
- Your application will go through the initial screening process and the shortlisted will be invited to pitch their idea in front of a panel
- Winning startups will be offered a fellowship at Nahdet El Mahrousa for 6 Months
For more details on:
Hivos International: https://www.hivos.org
AUC Venture Lab: http://schools.aucegypt.edu/business/aucvlab/Pages/default.aspx
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The deadline for applications is 11:59 PM on 31st of March 2018