The application submission deadline for the coming round is
29th of Jan 2017
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New Entry Process
If you have a business plan and a prototype and you are looking for incubation
at one of TIEC's incubator centers. Now you can apply to TIEC incubation at
any time during the year. Every three months, the submitted applications
will be evaluated and an invitation for pitching will be sent to the preliminary
accepted teams. The teams who will pass the pitching will be incubated at one of
TIEC's incubation centers for one year.
The duration of TIEC's incubation is one year and the Physical Incubation
package consists of the following:
- Up to 120K EGP of in-kind services such as consultancy services, software,
hardware and marketing.
- A working space with basic furniture and Internet Access.
- Basic hardware and software tools during incubation time.
- Access to technical, subject-matter advisory, business consulting and
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Apply and Submit your business plan
Your application process ends by
submitting your application form and uploading your business plan.
Business Plan Deadline
29th of Jan 2017
preliminary accepted applications
8th of Feb 2017
Interviews with shortlisted teams
(TIEC's Accelerator Program
graduates are exempted from this phase based on performance feedback
received from the accelerator team and will pass directly to the
13,14,15 th of Feb 2017
Interviews results and
call for pitching
19th of Feb 2017
23rd of Feb 2017
15th of March 2017
2nd of April 2017
TIEC's incubation is all about finding and supporting innovative startups with
high commercialization potential. Therefore, for the applicants’ ideas to be
adequate for the incubation, ideas must score well on the following set of
- ICT-based or ICT-related: Idea must be serving any of the broad ICT
categories or related to any of its vast inclusions.
- Innovativeness: Idea must be original, new and an advancement to any
of the solutions readily-available in the marketplace or industry.
- Readiness: Idea must be supported by a working prototype (Full
conceptual ideas may not be considered).
- Entrepreneur-led: Idea must be created, conceptualized and led by
young entrepreneurs or those who have entrepreneurial traits.
- Solving a real problem: Idea must be offering a smarter or cheaper or
upgraded or better solution to a real market problem than the existing solutions
or solving a future problem or need.
- Commercialization Potential: Idea must be commercializable in nature
and supported by a clear vision on how to penetrate the target market(s) and how
it shall grow from there.
- Economic Viability: Idea offers an economically compelling
proposition for investors or incubators.
- Scalability: Idea has the potential to grow among significant market
sectors and within multiple verticals or layers.
- The uniqueness of the proposed service/product and its commercialization
- Clearly defined target markets preferably large markets with high growth
- A well defined competitors analysis.
- The competitive advantage of the service/ product.
- The skills and expertise of the management team.
The passing grade in the business plan and pitching is 75%.