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Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur?

The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the success?

Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 1800 past events in 120 countries around the world in 2014.

The non-profit organization is headquartered in Seattle, Washington but Startup Weekend organizers and facilitators can be found in over 200 cities around the world. From Mongolia to South Africa to London to Brazil, people around the globe are coming together for weekend long workshops to pitch ideas, form teams, and start companies.

All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54 hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekends culminate with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders with another opportunity for critical feedback.

Whether entrepreneurs found companies, find a cofounder, meet someone new, or learn a skill far outside their usual 9-to-5, everyone is guaranteed to leave the event better prepared to navigate the chaotic but fun world of startups. If you want to put yourself in the shoes of an entrepreneur, register now for the best weekend of your life!

Thanks to Startup Battle Egypt Partners & Sponsors


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Nov 14
  • Registration Starts & Networking
  • Welcome & Keynote Speaker
  • Pitches Start
  • Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • Dinner & Networking
  • Announcing top ideas
  • Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Nov 15
  • Arrive, Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • simple breakfast & coffee
  • Call for needs & skills
  • 1st Workshop
  • Joma'a Prayer
  • Main Event Speech Sessions
  • Lunch
  • Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help
  • Dinner
  • Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Nov 16
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
  • 2nd workshop
  • Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS
  • Gut check. Start prepping for presentations
  • Lunch
  • Wrapup, Judging & awards
  • Go home!

Islam Hassan

With an experience of 7 years in industrial sales and business development, 3 years of embedded software and machine control, Islam is currently acting as a senior sales and business development engineer for printing solutions, workflow document management and low-level data archiving software with IOS-Egypt.

With a strong Belief in helping people, sharing knowledge and experience, with a dream to improve humanity, empowering the idea that everyone has the right to learn and decide his own path, Islam is currently working on, a web site platform for sharing life experiences, Islam also co-founded “Keem’s Valey” an early years child and parent educational center in Maadi.

Bahr Nasr

Sales and Marketing Manager at   |  

ِAn upperian entrepreneur, his first business when he was 8 years old when he start selling Kebda Sandwiches in his grandfather shop.
He loved the marketing stuff and worked as an e-marketer since 2006, even he wasn't finish his studies yet.
funny, dependable and creative person.


Mostafa Soltan

Senior Software Engineer, Valeo   |  

Working with the most advanced technology in the embedded system worldwide, and with experince more than 3 years in Software Engineering.
Sohagian Entrepreneur, started his own business when he was 20 years old in Sohag. Always believe in the better future for Sohag and Upper Egypt.

Ahmed Tawfik

CEO of Freedom Consulting For IT   |   LinkedIn

Founder, CEO of Freedom Consulting For IT, Co-Founder, CTO of Mandara Media Foundation, Programmer with 7 years experience in Information Systems and Business Management.
Ahmed is working now on Freedom for managment of construction companies online and Mandara website which is a comprehensive independent media portal serving its community in Upper Egypt through young local journalists and bloggers.
I like a business technology environment, Fishing and I like to help people grow their projects.

Mohamed Abu Taleb

Blind Computer Trainer for Blind people, Sohag University   |  

Mohamd is a blind trainer and lecturer. He has a great personality and creative mind. He love sound systems and movies editing.
Also he is a radio program announcer in Baldna Radio, his program name is El Moshagheb.

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