Startup Week-end event

The ABA Youth Committee participated in the Start up Week-end
event which was held starting from Thursday September 27 until
Saturday 29, 2012 at Radisson Blue Hotel –Alexandria. Where
Engineer Hassan Mansi- Head of ABA Youth Committee represented
Alexandria Business Association in the jury of the 33 projects with the
participation of Mr. Mohamed El Ayouty – representative of Vodafone
Ventures and Engineer Hossam Allam- representative of Cairo Angel
Association.
During the event there were 3 winning projects as following:-
• Smart post project: and its idea revolves around the use of
mobile phone applications for developing & accessing the
advertisements placed on LED Screens placed on the
lampposts in the streets.
• Cloud 1 project: which allows easy access & search through all
the personal accounts on all cloud backup sites.
• Event Pop-up project: where you can access all the
conferences and the events held during a certain period. He
search can be made by time and location of the event, the user
can even get a notification about the interested events .
It is to be noted that this event has been organized in
collaboration with the U.S. Agency for International
Development (USAID), the Egyptian Competitiveness
Programme (ECP), and the World Entrepreneurship Program
(GEP).
The ABA Youth Committee will shortly organize a pitch session
to present 10 projects to the interested ABA members
interested in investing in startups.

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