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Startup Support

About the program

The Startup Support Program is a program established in 2013 by TIEC to help ICT startup companies. The program provides one-on-one customized support covering a broad range of topics, services, and resources important to the growth of new startup companies.

The program offers support tailored to the needs of each entrepreneur and the current stage of development of his/her new venture. This support will include an appropriate subset of the following:

Business coaching, including opportunity assessment and helping new entrepreneurs understand the scope and complexity of launching new ventures;

Help with preparing for outreach to sources of funding, including review of business plans and coaching for presentations;

Introductions and access to potential sources of investment, partners and service providers critical to new venture success, B2B linakages and networking opportunities;

A toolbox of materials/checklists/information that might advance the entrepreneur’s efforts.

TIEC encourages Entrepreneurs to select the services they may need from our services list to help improve their startup performance.


TIEC services listed as below and “not limited to it”:

Networking / Funding services

    Links to strategic partners/Networking Activities.

    Mobile Monday events.

    Technology Exhibitions participation support.

    Access to angel investors or venture capital.

    Grants proposals preparation support (STDF grants, ITAC..etc).

    Help with regulatory compliance.

    Soft landing

Training / Coaching Services

    Intellectual property management.

    Technology commercialization coaching.

    Business marketing services.

    Comprehensive Business training programs.

    Advice on recruitment of staff and personnel management.

    E-commerce support.

Soft Landing

YOU are a/an



Research Centre
Seeking to
Enter new market

Boost your competitiveness

Create new business partnerships

Collocate or Co-innovate


The service helps Startups and SMEs to expand their business, establish new connections and benefit from Business Innovation Centers (BIC) supporting service in different countries in Europe , Asia, Middle East and Latin America.

Offers companies easy and practical solutions from “smart take-off” to “soft landing” to ensure that businesses entering or expanding into new markets.

The Service helps to:

    Accelerate foreign companies’ learning processes.

    Make new contacts in the new country.

    Establish overseas sales presence.

    Provide access to the resources and market intelligence.

    Overcome internal and external growth barriers.

Financial Support
Up to €2,000 reimbursement

Contribution to travel and accommodation: maximum 1.000€.

Payment to test and review services based on written report: maximum 1.000€.

Itinerary Planning: support to efficient planning of business trip including flights, car rental or other.

Accommodation arrangements (deals with local hotels).

Collection from/to local airport, train station or point of arrival.

Virtual office: provision of dedicated address, telephone/fax number and email address.

Physical office: desk, chair, “plug in & go” access for laptop, telephone/fax line, internet and printing facilities.

Meeting room(s): availability of rooms for business meetings.

Residency & visa assistance.

Housing assistance.

Fast Track
Business intelligence customized to business needs.

Market analysis customized to business needs.

Pre-arranged meetings with other businesses, local organizations and networks, research centers, investors and other entities to explore strategic partnership opportunities.

Set-up meetings & networking events with customers/clients, suppliers and partners.

Representation at events or facilitation the participation of companies to trade shows.

Access to local expertise for import/export.

Language & cultural training.

Assistance in recruiting skilled HR.

Specialized support
Soft Landing pack: relevant economic statistics, financial/fiscal incentives, description of local case studies and general information.

Link to funders (Angels or VC’s).

Support to meet Government regulations.

Intellectual property protection assistance.

Patent assistance.

Tax , legal and accountancy consultation.

Pre-arranged meetings with top-class experts according to business needs.

Mentoring and coaching.

RegistrationFill in your company profile registration form http://www.b2match.eu/euromed/participants/new
SearchSelect the target country http://ebnprojects.eu/euromed/ilist.php
choose the suitable BIC http://www.b2match.eu/euromed/search
Select ServiceDefine and choose the required service from the targeted BIC and check its availability
ContactContact Person :Abdelrahman Galal
Email: abdelrahman.galal@tiec.gov.eg

Mobile Monday MOMO

Mobile Monday (MoMo) is an open community platform of industry visionaries, developers and influential individuals fostering agnostic cooperation and cross-border business development through live networking events to demonstrate products, share ideas and discuss trends from local and global markets. TIEC manages the Egyptian Chapter for MOMO.

TIEC organized a total of four events last year with a total of 950 attendees

Mobile Monday has the following objectives:
Foster an open independent innovation platform within the mobile sector.

Facilitate industry networking between small and large companies and individuals.

Bridge partnership exchanges between domestic and international organizations.

Provide opportunities for local members to effectively participate in global initiatives.

Present interesting products, services, trends and practices in the mobile marketplace.

Digital Marketing Strategy Training for Companies and startups

Digital Marketing Strategy Training Objectives:

This training should focus on the key skills, tools, methods needed for creating a viable marketing message and distributing it effectively over digital platforms to achieve The Company’s goals. Understanding the digital world, internet marketing, ecommerce and how consumers behave online is not just the key to the future but it is the most powerful and least developed tool any Egyptian enterprise can use to increase sales NOW. By setting the right digital strategy in place you can significantly increase your brand awareness, customer engagement, improve operations, generate sales and explore new opportunities at a minimal investment cost. S&S will learn & understand the following:

The digital world, Internet marketing and how consumers behave online.

How to create engaging content for different social media channels.

Web analytics.

Mastering Social media management techniques and tools.

Google Ad words (Search Engine Marketing).

How to make banner ads.

How to effectively use Email marketing .

SEO fundamentals.

How to effectively design websites.

Ad pricing and budgeting for clients.

How to monitor performance and create reports.

Trying it all up with a strong digital strategy.

How to register in Digital Marketing Strategy Training
Login in using your company account information (if you do not have an account, create a new one).
Note :the registration deadline is May 26th 2015
Dates: Postponed and the new dates will be announced within coming 2 days
Venue: TIEC Premises

How to Apply

Eligibility Criteria:
    Startup working in the ICT field and may serve different sectors with their products and service like (agriculture, telecom, energy, industrial, construction.. etc.)

    The company should be a registered Egyptian company.

    The company should be less than 5 years old.

    Number of registered personnel in the company is from 2 & up to 10.

To apply for our services to the Business Support Program, you must: Complete an online application

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