Boost Your Startup

Hackathon 2024

BOOST YOUR START-UP

HACKATHON

25TH OF MAY TO 30TH OF SEPTEMBER, 2024

The

Youth

Incubator

Hackathon Details

SCOPE

LAUNCH A COMPETITION AMONG THE EXISTING STARTUPS TO MOTIVATE THEM TO PROPOSE THEIR BOOSTING CONCEPTS AND BUSINESS MODELS THAT SCALE UP THEIR STARTUPS IN 6 BUSINESS SECTORS.

 

WINNING BOOSTING CONCEPTS AND BUSINESS MODELS WILL BE JOINING AN ACCELERATION PROGRAM FOR 3 MONTHS TO BE FOLLOWED BY LINKING THEM TO FINANCING/ INVESTMENTS OPPORTUNITIES TO FUEL THEIR BOOSTING PLANS.

Key Objectives

  1. EXPLORE ACCELERA TION POTENTIAL FROM EXISTING STARTUPS.

  2. BOOST EXISTING STARTUPS.

  3. GEAR-UP ENTREPRENEURS WITH EXPERTS & MENTORS

  4. DEVELOPMENT OF SKILLS & MODELS OF SELECTED STARTUPS.

  5. CONTRIBUTE TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF 6 CHOSEN SECTORS.

MAIN SECTORS OF FOCUS

SECTOR 1:  AGRI-TECH


SECTOR 2: MANUFACTURING

 

SECTOR 3: EDU-TECH

 

SECTOR 4: PROP-TECH

 

SECTOR 5: ENERGY

 

SECTOR 6: LOGISTICS & TRANSPORTATION

AGRI-TECH

KEY OBJECTIVES

OBJECTIVE 1: Optimize energy & water use & reduce of carbon footprints.

 

OBJECTIVE 2: Increase renewable energy sources contribution.

 

OBJECTIVE 3: Improve soil health, green land spread and local food supply.

 

OBJECTIVE 4: Increase process efficiency and reduce variability.

 

OBJECTIVE 5: Increase agricultural exports volume.

MANUFACTURING

KEY OBJECTIVES

OBJECTIVE 1: Optimize energy & water use & reduce of carbon footprints.

 

OBJECTIVE 2: Increase renewable energy sources contribution.

 

OBJECTIVE 3: Increase process efficiency and reduce variability.

 

OBJECTIVE 4: Increase localization of products & reduce imports.

 

OBJECTIVE 5: Increase exports volume.

EDU-TECH

KEY OBJECTIVES

OBJECTIVE 1: Improve learning contents & its quality.

 

OBJECTIVE 2: Improve learning effectiveness & outcomes.

 

OBJECTIVE 3: Improve learning contents’ reachability.

 

OBJECTIVE 4: Improve technology literacy for students.

 

OBJECTIVE 5: Close the gap between education & business market.

PROP-TECH

KEY OBJECTIVES

OBJECTIVE 1: Optimize energy & water use & reduce of carbon footprints.

 

OBJECTIVE 2: Increase renewable energy sources contribution.

 

OBJECTIVE 3: Increase real-estate visibility and sales and exports.

 

OBJECTIVE 4: Increase real-estate exports regionally & internationally.

 

OBJECTIVE 5: Transforming buildings to be sustainable.

ENERGY

KEY OBJECTIVES

OBJECTIVE 1: Optimize energy & water use & reduce of carbon footprints.

 

OBJECTIVE 2: Increase renewable energy sources contribution.

 

OBJECTIVE 3: Increase process efficiency and reduce variability.

 

OBJECTIVE 4: Transforming of buildings to be sustainable.

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORTATION

KEY OBJECTIVES

OBJECTIVE 1: Improve supply chain & inventory management .

 

OBJECTIVE 2: Improve operational efficiency & customer experience.

 

OBJECTIVE 3: Optimize energy & water use & reduce of carbon footprints.

 

OBJECTIVE 4: Promote nation-wide distribution of local products.

 

OBJECTIVE 5: Promote Egyptian exports regionally & internationally.

Applicant Criteria

  1. A STARTUP WITH MVP.
  2. ACTIVE WITH TWO YEARS OF TRACTIONS.
  3. HAS MARKET POTENTIAL TO GROW.
  4. HAS A SCALE-UP PLAN.
  5. ADDRESS ONE OF THE HACKATHON’S OBJECTIVES.

CALENDAR

Details

HACKATHON ANNOUNCEMENT:25TH OF MAY, 2024
CLOSE OF REGISTRATION:14TH OF JUNE, 2024
1ST LEVEL ASSESSMENT:21ST OF JUNE, 2024
CANDIDATES ANNOUNCEMENT:25TH OF JUNE, 2024
DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS:1ST – 10TH OF JULY, 2024
SUBMISSION OF UPDATED CONCEPTS:21ST OF JULY, 2024
ASSESSMENT OF NEW CONCEPTS:31ST OF JULY, 2024
CANDIDATES ANNOUNCEMENT:8TH OF AUGUST, 2024
PITCHING CONCEPTS:15TH – 17TH OF SEPTEMBER, 2024
WINNING TEAMS ANNOUNCEMENT:24TH OF SEPTEMBER, 2024
INCUBATION PROGRAM:1ST OF OCTOBER – 31ST OF DECEMBER, 2024
INVESTORS DEMO DAY:15TH OF JANUARY, 2025

VALUE CONTRIBUTION & SUPPORT

  1. PROVIDE COMMUNICATION & INCREASE OUTREACH.
  2. PROVIDE EXPERTISE, MENTORSHIPS & COACHING FOR TEAMS.
  3. SUPPORT TEAMS WITH THEIR BUSINESS NETWORKS.
  4. PROVIDE SPONSORSHIP FOR CAPACITY BUILDINGS & INCUBATION PROGRAM.
  5. OPTIONAL: PROVIDE ACCESS TO INVESTORS & FUNDS.

DEVELOPMENTAL BENEFITS

  1. SUPPORT BOOSTING OF STARTUPS.
  2. ENGAGE WITH CREATIVE/ INNOVATIVE YOUTH.
  3. PARTICIPATE IN YOUTH’S CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMS.

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