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Helping Egyptian entrepreneurs build the next generation of innovative tech unicorns

About this Accelerator

AUC Venture Lab (V-Lab) is Egypt’s first university-based incubator and accelerator at The American University in Cairo. V-Lab empowers entrepreneurs with evidence-based entrepreneurship and business design skills, a wide variety of networking opportunities and affiliation with a leading program that has helped more than 250 startups that have raised EGP 3 billion+ in investment! Our programs are supported by corporate market leaders and development partners. Are you creating the next tech unicorn? Want to make your business investment-ready without risking equity? Looking to scale your startup and accelerate growth into new markets? We provide you with a full range of acceleration services at ZERO% equity and connect you with a powerful network that includes AUC alumni, faculty, expert mentors and seasoned investors in only three months!

AUC Venture Lab programs are for early-stage startups that are high-growth and innovation-driven. Our startups get selected through a rigorous process based on the novelty of the idea, scalability and commercial potential as well as the team’s track record, cohesion, tenacity and commitment to success. We look for disruptors, innovators and go-getters in every sector including: Fintech, Healthtech, E-Commerce, AI, Logistics, iOT, Ed-tech, Energy and Sustainability, Food, Creative industries and more!

The AUC Venture Lab acceleration program runs in two cycles per year where each cycle includes around ten startups. Each intensive acceleration experience is three months long.

Locations

  • Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Industries

Aerospace, Agriculture, Biotechnology, Business Products, Business Services + 39 more