21 Aug 2019

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Cairo!

The 20 best startups from Cairo will be invited for a training delivered by our own Seedstars team as well as local & regional mentors!

After working closely with the entrepreneurs, we will invite the top 8 to take part in jury interviews with top investors and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars Cairo 2019. All the startups who will be selected to the local jury panel will also be rewarded with one free month of our brand new Investment Readiness Program.

The winning startup of Cairo will join the Regional Summit, where it will have the opportunity to be selected to join the 3 months Growth Program Online and the Global Seedstars Summit - with the chance to win up to USD500.000 in equity investment. Seedstars is a catalytic platform for high growth emerging market startups.


1) Have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

2) Have a maximum of USD 500,000 of funding to date

You can look forward to an event filled with disruptive tech, inspirational discussions, networking sessions and world class mentoring on critical issues often encountered in the ecosystem!

Apply Now! And get the opportunity to represent your country and win a free trial to our investment readiness program!


5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Kick off Seedstars Cairo 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Getting investment ready!

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM


7:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The Art of Pitch

8:00 PM - 8:15 PM

Mentoring Session & Debrief

8:15 PM - 9:45 PM

Closing Word

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Arrival & Networking

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

First Pitching Session

7:30 PM - 8:00 PM


8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Second Pitching Session

9:00 PM - 9:30 PM


9:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Winner Announcement & Closing Ceremony


Francesca T. Bombassei

Francesca T. Bombassei

VC Analyst
Omar Barakat

Omar Barakat

Value Creation Lead
BECO Capital

Ziad Mokhtar

Managing Partner
Algebra Ventures


Zeina Mandour

Zeina Mandour

General Manager
Cairo Angels
Marie-Therese Fam

Marie-Therese Fam

Managing Partner
Flat6Labs Cairo
Khaled Ismail

Khaled Ismail

Managing Partner


The event will take place at Seedspace Cairo.

Street 257, Maadi, Cairo Governorate, Egypt