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Techne Summit: The Mediterranean Prime Technology Conference

-Global Technology Summit is back in Alexandria for the Fourth Consecutive Year-

ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT, September 25, 2018 / -- Techne Summit, the annual international entrepreneurship and technology event that creates a platform for global players in the tech industry will take place for the fourth consecutive year from the 29th and 30th of September 2018 in the gem of the Mediterranean; Alexandria, Egypt. This Multi-industry focused investment and entrepreneurship event, that aims to impact multiple sectors and stakeholders of the startup community through showcasing different technologies and their application in each industry, under the theme : “Technology. Innovation. Talent.” The two-day event will include industry professionals, technology experts, entrepreneurs and startups, investors, users and media representatives.

Techne Summit 2018 strives to connect the gap between investors and potential entrepreneurs by capitalizing on the crucial role of the technology and communication sectors in the development process. The event motivates startups to nourish and grow in the Mediterranean region by connecting them with investors and the resources needed to showcase their innovations, increase and enhance their products’ visibility and ultimately acquire funding for their businesses, all while increasing employment opportunities within the technology industry. The event will feature networking opportunities, panel discussions, 1-to-1 meetings, fundraising and international educational opportunities as well as various pitching competitions. Techne Summit 2018 tracks are: E-Commerce, FinTech, Marketing and Media Technology, Investment, Start-up Academy, HealthTech, Architecture and real estate technology

Techne Summit is held under the auspicious of The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, The Federation of the Egyptian Chambers of Commerce, The Information Technology Industry Development Agency and Digital Economy and Technology General Division.

The Investment Track at Techne Summit 2018 is supported by The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation & Development, and aims to promote direct investment in the region’s startups by connecting international investors, angel investor groups, venture capitals (VCs), economic development organizations as well as business accelerators and incubators.

An exciting number of pitching competitions for startups are lined-up during the course of the 2-day summit. Covering different industries that give many opportunities and open many doors, from investment to expansion in the European Market. Competitions include: GIZ, a study exchange trip to Stockholm, Future Technopreneurs by TIEC Accelerator, AXA Egypt competition for HealthTech startups, and MINT by EGbank competition or Fintech geeks! The promising competitions give startups a chance to fundament, and support their businesses. Moreover, AMIDEST & Alex angels Q3 Pitch events will also take place during the summit.

The event brings you this year more than 100 speakers and more than 5000 attendees from over 25 different countries, while arranged talks and panels are covering all interesting topics. From CEO Visa “Tarek Mahfouz” and CEO Fawry “Ashraf Sabry” to renowned actor “Amr Wahba” and TV host “Ingy Abo Elseoud”. Covering multiple diverse tracks to put all startups and entrepreneurs on the right track, broaden their perspectives, and give insights and exclusive scopes to help fundament their businesses.

Techne Summit is joined by media partners from all over the world. Online and offline media platforms will be covering the highlights of the event. Techne Summit’s 2018 official media partners: Forbes Middle East, El Masry El Youm, Startup Scene, Magnitt, Arabnet, The Next Silicon Valley, Ten TV, Al Ghad TV, Daily News Egypt, Menabytes, Startups Galaxy, Entrepreneur Asia Pacific, Wamda and El Borsa News.

Techne Summit 2018 will take place in the monumental Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt and is sponsored by The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH-on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation & Development, The Swedish Institute, Embassy of Sweden in Cairo, Start Egypt, Hivos Impact Investments, Egypt Ventures.

The Artificial Intelligence track is sponsored by Microsoft, Marketing & Media Track by The Planet, HealthTech Track by AXA, FinTech Track by Mint Incubator by EGBank, eCommerce Track by More partners include Innoventures, IdeaSpace, Redbull, Uber, Anghami and AMIDEST.
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