Seedstars Entrepreneurship Hackathon: Egypt
Easier Online II is a hackathon that aims to promote entrepreneurship in the Upper Egypt governorates of Faiyum, Assiut, Luxor, Qena and Delta Governorates of Sharqia, Dakahlia, Gharbia, Beheira, Kafr El Sheikh, Damietta, and reduce irregular migration from these areas. Participants will be able to develop ideas aiming at finding practical, sustainable, and scalable solutions that alleviate the need for migration.
The competition will take 25 top applicants through an intensive 5-day virtual hackathon that includes workshops, webinars, and mentoring.
Boost your business!
5 winners will be selected from the hackathon and will receive follow-on support over 3 months to help them scale their operations in Upper Egypt and access funding.
Who can Participate?
Submitted ideas should show a clear impact on reducing the need for migration from the governorates of Faiyum, Assiut, Luxor, Qena and Delta Governorates of Sharqia, Dakahlia, Gharbia, Beheira, Kafr El Sheikh, Damietta by promoting economic development, job creation, and opportunities.
Applicants with innovative ideas can apply individually or as a team
LAUNCH CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
20th of October 2021
18th of November 2021
12th-16th of December
VIRTUAL PITCH DAY & ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WINNERS
16th of December
POST HACKATHON PROGRAM
January - March 2022
22nd of March 2022
Seedstars is a Swiss-based group with the mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship, with a particular focus on the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN. Seedstars connects stakeholders, builds companies from scratch with public and private partners and invests in high-growth ventures within these ecosystems. Seedstars aims at fostering impact investing and impact entrepreneurship over the world. Through different activities, that range from venture scouting, events organization to company building and entrepreneurial education programs.