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New Crowdfunding Platform Shekra Supports Startups in Egypt

New joint investment concept “Shekra” is drawn from the Arabic phrase “sherik fekra” in Arabic, which means “share an idea.” The platform was launched in Cairo last November by seven founders who come from backgrounds in technology, aviation, investment and banking, who have pooled their resources to… Read More

Funding the micro-entrepreneurs (Egypt)

Scattered in small workshops throughout Cairo, some micro-entrepreneurs have long struggled to find customers to purchase wares such as mechanical sunshades, clay pottery coolers and printing presses. Now some of them are turning to the crowd-funding site Yomken, which launched in Egypt in October, to… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Yomken Makes Launching Products Easy in Egypt

While concern in Egypt rises over courting investment and international partnerships intended to improve Egypt’s economy, one initiative has broken away from the rest to offer a localized funding option for small projects and startups. Yomken is set to boost the Egyptian economy and improve… Read More

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