Expand North Star is bringing key players in tech together in Cairo!


Fri Dec 09 2022 at 10:00 am to 02:00 pm


Cairo | Cairo, QH

Expand North Star is travelling across Africa to host a series of networking events and discover the best tech startups.
About this Event

Expand North Star is travelling across Africa to host a series of networking events and discover the best tech startups! Africa Fast showcases 100 best-in-class startups at North Star and is a program built to meet the tech stars, founders, investors, and startup ecosystems from Kenya, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt and over 15 African countries.

The first stop on the Africa roadshow will feature key sessions on the opportunities in building bridges with the ecosystem between Egypt and United Arab Emirates.

Event Agenda:

10:00-10:30 Welcome Networking

10:30-10:40 Egypt's Growing Opportunity and Investment in Tech and Digital Transformation

10:40-10:50 Business Opportunities in Dubai & the UAE with Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy

10:50-11:30 Pitch Competition Batch 1 - 5 startups

11:30-11:45 GITEX & North Star as a platform to access the global tech and startup ecosystem

11:45-12:00 Break

12:00-12:30 Pitch Competition Batch 2 - 5 startups

12:30-12:45 Guest Speaker

12:45- 13:00 Pitch Competition Winner Announcement

13:00-14:30 Networking Lunch

STARTUP? Apply to pitch in Cairo in-person here.

What you get if you are the Winner of the Egypt Roadshow Pitch Competition:

-Return flights for 1 person from their country of residence to Dubai and Marrakech for Expand North Star (10-12 May 2023 in Dubai) and GITEX Africa (30 May - 2 June 2023 in Marrakech).

-Accommodation for 1 person for a maximum of 4 nights between for respective events (9-12 May in Dubai and 30 May - 2 June in Marrakech).

-A 2sqm fully built and branded startup pod to exhibit at Expand North Star in Dubai from 10-12 May 2023 and at GITEX Africa from 31 May - 2 June 2023).

-Guaranteed to enter the Supernova Challenge 2023 Semi-Finals at Expand North Star in Dubai (cash prizes up to $200,000) and at GITEX Africa (cash prizes up to $50,000 for Supernova Finalists)


Where is it happening?

Cairo, Egypt

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