Knellen wins 50,000 EGP Prize at Injaz EgyptOn Thursday, 9th May 2012, Injaz Egypt held the final presentations event for the Company Program competition. Knellen secured the Mobinil Golden Prize, placing it in the 3rd place in the competition in terms of prize value, and giving the company a cash award of 50,000 EGP.Knellen is an art gallery and marketplace that aims to make art pieces accessible from well-known and emerging artists alike. Knellen is one of the companies participating in the current cycle of Innoventures' Startup Reactor program, and have just closed their first investment deal in April.More information about Knellen is available under our Portfolio section.
Posted May 12, 2013, 5:22 AM by Hesham Wahby
Innoventures and Fascila Announce Joint Launch of 'Startup Reactor'Innoventures
LLC is asserting its role as Egypt’s most disruptive venture capital firm, by
partnering with Fascila Technologies LLC, and launching a new entrepreneurial
support program. Startup Reactor is a unique acceleration platform designed to
enable the success of innovative startups targeting a number of opportunity
industry areas in Egypt. The program will create an environment to connect
entrepreneurs, investors and mentors, and will host, coach and invest in
Egyptian seed-stage startups for a duration of 6 months. The
startups will be selected from among the most innovative and financially
promising venture models in the strategic areas of clean technology, energy,
electronics, media and market intelligence. The program will also focus on
inclusive businesses and ICT-enabled platforms ...
Posted Oct 16, 2012, 5:30 AM by Hesham Wahby
Innoventures Co-Launches "ابدأ with Google" Competition
On Monday, 26 September 2011, Google Egypt launched the ابدأ with Google initiative, in partnership with the Science Age Society, and with Innoventures LLC as the Program Manager. ابدأ with Google (translated "Start with Google", transliterated "Ebda2 ma3 Google") is a program based around a competition to award $200,000 to the best Internet-related start-up in Egypt. The objective of the program is to give hope and recognition to Egyptian entrepreneurs with ideas for Internet start-ups with true impact on the society, economy and industry, and to accelerate and support the creation of a community and culture of entrepreneurship in this area. The competition will be run in 4 stages over 7 months, and will include a ...
Posted Sep 29, 2011, 5:44 PM by Hesham Wahby