Misr Italia Properties (MIP) and Startups Without Borders announce a strategic partnership that will see Cairo Business Park as the official sponsor and host of the fourth edition of the Startups Without Borders Summit. The summit will take place on the 10th and 11th of February.
Under the theme “Go Borderless”, the summit hosted at the Cairo Business Park will feature speakers across different fields and organizations including Google EMEA, Techstars MENA, Visa, and Meta, along with a lineup of startups from Lebanon, Tunisia, Italy, Qatar, and Iraq. In addition to the attendance of top international VCs, incubators, and accelerators.
“We are delighted to announce Cairo Business Park’s newest partnership which stems from our vision to support innovation and entrepreneurship, which is in line with the company’s comprehensive strategy to support youth as the main driver of change in society. Being hosts to the 4th edition of Startups Without Borders reaffirms MIP’s dedication towards developing a hub for organizations that enables consistent and tangible support to entrepreneurs through creating experiences that allow industry players to unleash their potential. We worked to develop a model that is set to become the beating heart of entrepreneurship in New Cairo reinforcing sustainable growth, and fostering an innovative business environment that offers a range of top-notch smart solutions,” Sherif Saleh, Co-CEO of Misr Italia Properties, said.
Startups Without Borders builds world-class entrepreneurship events, training programs, and media products. The Summit will feature two international competitions, including the Startup World Cup with a $1 million prize and the Italian Startup Competition, We Make Future, along with over 80 workshops and sessions with industry leaders and experts in the field of startups.
The summit will also host guest of honor Olympic coach, Sven Spannekrebs, who was the swimming coach for the Refugee Olympic Team. You can register for the summit here.
“Over the past 5 years, we’ve taken on a mission to build a transnational ecosystem for entrepreneurs, no matter where they come from. We aim to build a startup ecosystem where refugees, migrants, and local entrepreneurs can thrive, driven by the strong belief that talent doesn’t have a passport. We couldn’t be happier about this partnership, living proof of our common effort to build a supportive ecosystem where founders of different origins, nationalities, and cultures can achieve their entrepreneurial ambitions and thrive,” Valentina Primo, Founder & CEO of Startups Without Borders, said.
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