Consultancy Services​

Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC) is offering professional one-on-one consultancy services for startups and companies in several business and technical fields
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About the program

Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC) is offering professional one-on-one consultancy services for startups and companies in several business and technical fields, such as; Finance, digital marketing, sales, business development, marketing, intellectual property or Legal.
This service is a fully funded consultancy meetings to support entities to stand on their feet and take the lead. Top-notch consultants are available to help you develop, tackle and weave your efforts to craft your edge. ​​​

TIEC Consultancy Service Format

- The TIEC Consultancy program is based on one-on-one meetings between prominent consultants in their experience fields in both business and technical fields.
- The startups applies to the field(s) of their choice with a specific problem they are looking forward to solve.

Consultancy Fields
1Finance & Investment Preparations.
3Digital marketing.​
4Sales & business development .​
5Leadership and management.​

TIEC contracts top-notch consultants in their fields to help develop, tackle and weave your efforts to craft your edge.


      Mr. Hazem El-Senoussi (Marketing)

  • Hazem El-Senoussi pursues his passion in helping companies become great in what they do, unleashing their true potential through delivering comprehensive marketing, sales, customer experience, CRM, relevant commercial programs and complementing them with reliable digital tools and platforms.


    Sitting on the advisory board for several early-stage ventures and SMEs. Hazem is keen on helping entrepreneurs and start-ups grow their businesses by giving regular marketing consultancy, mentorship, and advisory at several incubators, accelerators, and 

    Hazem has been selected as Egypt's Anchor Consultant for Star Venture Early Stage Venture Program offered by the European Bank for Reconstruction (EBRD) and also EBRD Youth in Business (YiB) Program. Moreover, Hazem teaches Marketing at the School of Business Administration at Nile University, the first non-governmental and non-profit university of its kind in Egypt.

    Out of many success stories, Hazem built 2 businesses from scratch and delivered marketing and Sales services to numerous businesses locally and regionally while attracting the best talents and building one of the best working environments and corporate cultures, seen as one of the most powerful change agents within his field.

    Scope of Expertise:

    ● Assess and Analyze start-up value proposition together with the business and revenue models

    ● Advice on the best growth model and strategy for the different types of businesses

    ● Validate the respective company vision and mission

    ● Advice on branding, positioning, persona, and communication strategy

    ● Support analyzing target audiences, segmentation and identify key competitors

    ● Study company profile and operations to understand its marketing needs

    ● Guide the production of market researches, focus groups, surveys, phone or in-person interviews

    ● Develop communication strategies that outline competitive advantages, differentiation, and key messaging according to objectives and budget

    ● Recommend marketing or campaign initiatives and guide them to document the implementation plan.

    ● Assist the startup to conduct marketing research to identify industry trends and commercial opportunities

    ● Support preparing detailed proposals and marketing plans

    ● Give direction to marketing efforts with the most effective methods and tools

    ● Monitor marketing projects and analyze results with the startup entrepreneurship forums.

  • Mr. Mahmoud Negm (Sales & BizDev)
    Mahmoud is a business professional with more than 15 years of experience across Business and Technology functions. He has been leading teams in Strategy, Sales, and Marketing within the Telecom Industry. Also, he holds a considerable track record in IT Management.

    The diversified hands-on experiences helped Mahmoud in learning the secrets of getting things done on the ground, starting from setting the appropriate strategy, building upon the corporate ambition, going to detailing the required Marketing calendar of activities till achieving the monthly sales targets.

    He is currently enrolled in the Doctorate of Business Administration program in Maastricht School of Management following his MBA from the American University in Cairo with a marketing focus. His bachelor's degree was in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from Ain Shams University. Mahmoud also holds a diploma in Information Systems design from the IT Institute of the MCIT. Besides he is a certified project manager (PMP), certified IT service manager (ITIL), certified Sun systems administration (SCSA), Six Sigma Green Belt, and an experienced part-time trainer for business classes and other soft skills.

    Generally, Mahmoud enjoys public speaking, building business networks, and developing effective business models and presentations. He is an effective team player and trainer in many NGOs like Zedny, Alashanek Ya Balady (YLI), and TIEC. In addition, he was part of the cultural transformational project (VBO) in Vodafone facilitating different training sessions on business ethics and managerial soft skills. And in his spare time, he enjoys playing soccer, tennis, cycling, diving, and reading.

    Scope of work

    ● Guide the team through the process of planning and the management of activities to support business development planning and execution.

    ● Identify potential customers and markets for new business opportunities where the startup can test its service(s)/product(s) in.

    ● Support the development of sales strategies

    ● Guide the startup to set sales targets and achieve them.

    ● Support finding prospective customers and leads generation.

    ● Support managing the sales pipeline.

Mr Mahmoud Negm
Dr Nader Ibrahim
  • Dr. Nader Ibrahim (Finance & Investment)

  • Nader Ibrahim is the CEO of EPIC Advisory; providing valuation, corporate financial restructuring, and Investment promotion services, the Co-Founder & CFO of, with around 24 years of experience in the field of Finance and Investment developed at investment companies, managing portfolios, and private equity funds.

    Moreover, he is a Financial Advisor at the Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center at the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology. Egypt and Board Member in Nubaria Sugar Refinery and Manufacturing, FEPS Business Incubator, and Archer Advisors.

    He is also an Adjunct Faculty at Executive Education; the American University in Cairo, Edinburgh Business School and Visiting Professor at Maastricht School of Management; the Netherlands, ESLSCA University, and Egyptian Private Equity Association "EPEA; teaching Finance and Investment in MBA and Postgraduate Programs.

    He holds a Doctorate Degree in Business Administration, with specialization in Finance from Ain Shams University, 2012; He Completed his MBA in Banking &Finance at the Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands in 2004, he graduated from the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, 1997 with major of Economics and Political Science minor.

    Scope of work

    ● Understand startup's needs through regular interaction and recommend financial solutions accordingly.

    ● Participate with the startup in budget preparation activities.

    ● Guiding the team through the process of financial analysis, reporting, and management activities to support financial planning.

    ● Review the accounting procedures and recommend improvements

    ● Advice and support the startup to develop and submit an annual budget plan and finance plan.

    ● Help to create and maintain financial models to achieve set goals.

    ● Guide and motivate finance teams to enhance productivity and revenue.

    ● Maintain in-depth knowledge of financial strategies and products.

    ● Help in valuing the startup and support them prepare all the needed documents and financial statements for any investment opportunity they are approaching.

  • Mr. Omar Rabiee (Legal and Intellectual Property)
    Omar is a lawyer with a firm background in corporate law and extensive experience in social entrepreneurship projects. He has been providing legal advice to social enterprises, start-ups, and non-profit organizations. Mr. Rabie has over six years of professional experience in social innovation and entrepreneurship in Egypt and is working towards a career to promote the development of building up the capacities of enterprises and startups in the MENA region.

    Mr. Rabie advised on a number of legal matters such as; Disputes on Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks. Establishment of Companies, Capital Market Issues, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Labor matters-including employee share offering plans.

    Mr. Rabie is also an Incubators Advisor at USAID's SEED Project and a Program Manager at Ana Masry Foundation and an active member of Green Arm. He worked as a Communication and Social Mobilization Fellow at UNAIDS Egypt Office as part of his Lazord fellowship at the Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement in the American University in Cairo. Mr. Rabie earned his Bachelor's of Law from Cairo University and is an M.Sc. candidate in Euro-Mediterranean studies at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, and a Diploma in Social Innovation Management from the UPeace Center for Executive Education in Costa Rica.

    Scope of work

    ● Support in the choice of business entity.

    ● Review and support all types of agreements and contracts; buy-sell agreements, with suppliers, with wholesale customers, and with employees.

    ● Help form all the needed terms and conditions for each type of business.

    ● Guide the startup to protect their intellectual property, and respect others through supporting them formation of several types of agreements, such as; work-for-hire agreements, non-disclosure agreements, patents, trademarks, and through licensing of intellectual property.

Mr Mahmoud Negm

How to Apply

Eligibility Criteria
You can use this service if
1You are a tech-based startup.
2Your start-up is registered (you have a commercial registration number).​
3You have a track of sales record or if you have a client base.​

Q: How many times can I use this service?

A: There is no limit to the number of times that you can use this service, as long as you fulfill the criteria of following through with implementing the solutions you agree upon with the consultants.

Q: Only one or more of the eligibility criteria applies to my team/startup, can I still apply?

A: If this is your situation, please feel free to contact Mr. Peter Thabet, please find his contact details below.

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