Techne for Champions: 6 Startup Competitions You Should Definitely Apply To

Posted by: Techne Team on September 01, 2020 22:43:37

Hustlers, the world is coming to meet you in Alex! Whether your startup is disrupting the HealthTech sector, aiming to reshape education in Egypt and the Mediterranean, or prepping up to compete at a global level, we’ve partnered with key players across the most buzzing industries to find the most promising startups.

But there’s more: This edition, Techne will set the ground for the Startup World Cup, an internationally renowned competition landing in Alexandria for the first time. Get in the ring to win trips to the global stage, thousands of dollars in cash prizes, and international recognition at one of Techne’s 5 game-changing competitions.

1. Edventures Competition

We’ve teamed up with EdVentures for a one of a kind competition, especially designed for entrepreneurs with an idea, or startups in the prototype phase. Get in the ring for the chance to win 100,000 EGP in cash prizes and much more!


2. Techne & AXA for HealthTech

If your startup is addressing a pain point in Healthcare, we’ve got the right partner! We’ve teamed up with AXAOneHealth for this competition which will offer a chance to win up to 3 trips to Europe to get introduced by AXA NEXT! 

Who can apply? Startups with at least 3 team members, and more than 3 months of operations. If you are addressing a pain point in the Healthcare sector, this competition is for you. 


3. Win a Trip to Stockholm!

Trip to Stockholm is an innovative competition brought by the Swedish Embassy, offering entrepreneurs the chance to be part of the “Women in Tech" event that will take place in March 2020. Women from across the Middle East will get the chance to explore the innovation ecosystem in Sweden. If your startup has at least one female co-founder and is looking into potentially entering the Scandinavian or European market, apply now! Idea-stage startups are not eligible. 


4. Future Technopreneurs:

Future Technopreneurs is a tech competition that invites entrepreneurs in the prototype or idea phase to battle it out for a chance to win a TIEC Accelerator Voucher and much more.


5. SBC X

Guess what? Startupbootcamp Pride FinTech Cairo is landing at Techne with the "SBC X"Competition for FinTech startups, giving them the chance to be fast-tracked into their upcoming cycle! The competition is open to innovative FinTech teams, tackling Financial Inclusion, Payments and SME Lending.


6. Startup World Cup

One of the most renowned global competitions around the world, the Startup World Cup in finally landing in Alex! Coming for the first time to the Pearl of the Mediterranean, the competition is open to seed-stage startups, with the chance to get into the Grand Finale in Silicon Valley, and a chance to win $1,000,000! Don’t shy away, get in the world cup for startups today!

 Topics: Techne Summit

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