Misr Italia Properties (MIP) and Startups Without Borders enter into a strategic partnership to hire Cairo Business Park to sponsor and host the fourth edition of the Startups Without Borders Summit between February 10th and 11th, Invest-Gate reports.
Under the theme “Go Borderless,” the summit features speakers across different fields and organizations including Google EMEA, Techstars MENA, VISA, and Meta.
The event is also attended by startups from Lebanon, Tunisia, Italy, Qatar, and Iraq, along with top international venture capital firms, incubators, and accelerators.
The Summit also features two international competitions, including the Startup World Cup with a $1 mn prize and the Italian Startup Competition “We Make Future” along with over 80 workshops and sessions with industry leaders and experts in the field of startups, including Ayman Ashour, Muhammad Abu Al-Naga, Ahmed El-Alfi, and Tarek El-Kadi.
The summit witnesses one-on-one meetings between startups and VCs such as Falak Startup, AUC Angels, 500 Startup, ABAN, Plug & Play, Silicon Badia, Sawari Ventures, and more.
“We are delighted to announce Cairo Business Park’s newest partnership which stems from our vision to support innovation and entrepreneurship, which is in line with the company’s comprehensive strategy to support youth as the main driver of change in society,” Co-CEO of Misr Italia Properties, Sherif Saleh, says.
From her side, Valentina Primo, Founder & CEO of Startups Without Borders says: “Over the past 5 years, we’ve taken on a mission to build a transnational ecosystem for entrepreneurs, no matter where they come from. We aim to build a startup ecosystem where refugees, migrants, and local entrepreneurs can thrive, driven by the strong belief that talent doesn’t have a passport.”