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Tuesday, Nov 19th

Andela launches Egypt as first fully remote centre

Andela launches Egypt as first fully remote centre

Company has hired over 80 top engineers from Cairo, Alexandria, Damnhour, Port Saeed and Mansoura.

Capital will enable Cairo-based start-up to reach 50% of Egypt's population within the next two years.

Egyptian e-commerce start-up MaxAB secures US$6.2-million funding

Capital will enable Cairo-based start-up to reach 50% of Egypt's population within the next two years.

TomTom explores Egypt for investment opportunities

TomTom explores Egypt for investment opportunities

Company representatives have communicated a desire to invest in the country during a meeting with the ICT Minister.

Egypt produces highest number of HIPO start-ups in MENA

Egypt produces highest number of HIPO start-ups in MENA

RiseUp Summit lists top ranked high potential start-ups for 2017.

Egypt's ICT authorities look to bolster local STEM skills.

Egypt's ICT authorities look to bolster local STEM skills

A week long visit to the STEM Resource Centre in England is aimed at acquiring lessons for local implementation.

Egypt taps into multimillion dollar IoT opportunity

Egypt taps into multimillion dollar IoT opportunity

Innovation challenge set up to identify solutions to boost local economy.

Ramadan boosts spending in MENA - Visa.

Ramadan boosts spending in MENA - Visa

Countries in the Middle East and North Africa spent close on $4bn during the holy month.

Teradata to host Big Data Hackathon in support of Egypt

Teradata to host Big Data Hackathon in support of Egypt

Three-day event in aims to develop insights for the public good and private interests.

Struggling Egypt looks to African neighbours for ICT growth.

Struggling Egypt looks to African neighbours for ICT growth

Egypt’s government and the IDC launch the ‘Africa Together’ initiative.

UK plans £1-million investment in Egypt's startup ecosystem

UK plans £1-million investment in Egypt's startup ecosystem

Commitment over between 2017 – 2020 to support new and existing emerging businesses.

Ramadan affects Egypt’s online shopping habits, says JUMIA.

Ramadan affects Egypt’s online shopping habits, says JUMIA

Shorter working hours, differing traffic rush hours could boost e-commerce in Egypt.