Incubator El Mahrousa

NM’s incubator is the region’s first incubator for early-stage innovative social enterprises. Despite having started as an early-stage support platform, it has grown to support social entrepreneurs from the idea stage all the way to the growth and scale-up phases.

Our Sectors

Clean & Green

Renewable energy, waste management, water management, food production, and agribusiness sectors

Creative Industries

Handicrafts and performing arts sectors.

Tech for Social

Startups leveraging technology to create social impact across sectors.

Wild Cards

Promising social enterprises from all sectors that are daring, innovative, and scalable.

What We Offer


Non-equity awards, seed funding, and impact investment for social enterprises based on their needs and stage.

Account Management

A dedicated focal point from our team to guide you through the incubation program, making sure you have access to the resources you need when you need them.

Capacity Building

A tailored program to each cohort's specific needs and requirements.


Matching you with mentors who have been on journeys similar to yours before to help you with business and life decisions.


Technical and business consultations to help you make better context-based decisions for your social enterprise.

Business Support Unit

Designed to relieve you from the legal and finance burdens and to allow you to focus on your core business instead.

Coworking Space

Access to Garage El Mahrousa's coworking facilities in the heart of downtown Cairo.

Network and Alumni Community

Community is our main asset. We help you build and nurture linkages with other organizations, find talent, investors, partners, and much more.

Looking for support to build or grow your social enterprise?

We will notify you about any upcoming rounds and we will reach out with any other relevant support opportunities.