The first business incubator in Alexandria, “Startups of Alex,” will launch its activities next Thursday. The program, organized by ICE Alex, will offer guidance and consulting sessions for startup companies to enhance their impact on the entrepreneurship community and provide additional support. The ceremony will witness the graduation of 37 startup companies in the presence of investors and prominent divas in entrepreneurship.
The Startups of Alex program aims to connect startups with partners, mentors, investors, co-working spaces, and innovation and technology centers in Alexandria and the Delta. It follows its vision to empower entrepreneurs and provide a suitable environment that enables them to transform their innovative ideas into real projects. Ahmed Bastawi, CEO of Ice Alex, said the “Startups of Alex” program attracted many entrepreneurs and innovators who participated intensely in this session. He added that many ideas provided easy solutions to various challenges, especially health, education, etc. He emphasized Ice Alex’s commitment to providing full support and assistance to entrepreneurs, based on its belief in the potential of this sector to achieve economic growth, according to the “Zawya” website.
The program focuses on supporting entrepreneurs and startup owners by providing comprehensive technical and advisory support. The program also pays special attention to supporting female entrepreneurs through the “Women Entrepreneurship League” program, which empowers women to build their capacities and transform their ideas into real businesses that create job opportunities and provide innovative solutions to social problems.