500 Egypt Seed Bootcamp

Intensive program for startups in Egypt in the tech and innovation ecosystem.


Innovation lives everywhere … 500 Egypt, offered in collaboration with the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), will provide local startups and innovators with local and global opportunities through 500 Global’s programs, curated events, and strategic partnerships.

Why 500 Egypt?

Scale up your growth
Journey into the future with us by scaling up and growing fast through our network of experts and resources aimed at supporting you in navigating trends, uncertainties, and sourcing opportunities in the business landscape.

Take your vision global
Think global from day one. Connect with 500 Global founders who have been there, done that, pick their brains, and gain insights into their entrepreneurial journeys. Be a part of a global community of founders who continue to grow together.

Join our curated communities
Access our curated communities, expand your connections globally, and meet with other 500 Global founders who are building in the same space wherever you are – be it in the Middle East, Europe, Asia, or beyond.

Program overview

The 500 Egypt Seed Bootcamp is a unique 1-week intensive program for early-stage / seed-stage startups in Egypt in the tech and innovation ecosystem.

Batch 1 of the program will welcome up to 25 startups who are keen to learn, in a bootcamp style week, about finding product market fit, customer identification and acquisition, fundraising, and more.

The program will take place in person in Cairo.


24 NOV’22 – 22 JAN’23 — Application Process

Companies will go through the 3-phased selection process including an application form, submission of a short video, and interview with 500’s team. At each phase, we will shortlist companies. A response with a decision will be sent before the launch in February 2023.

26 FEB ’23 – 2 MAR ’23 — Seed Bootcamp Batch 1

25 selected startups will work directly with global industry and/or topical experts through hands-on workshops and 1:1 office hours.

2 MAR ’23 — Graduation Day

Startups will present the insights of Bootcamp in the format of a 2-min presentation to ITIDA and 500 representatives.

Eligibility criteria

The program is designed for tech startups on the early stage and seed stage that have a working product, demonstrated traction and the necessary team members. However, depending on your industry, team, product, or service, we may select your team as early as the MVP stage.

Startups can earn a certificate upon successfully completing the 500 Egypt Seed Bootcamp.


January 22, 2023
Organizer500 Global
Website Visit website
Targets Egypt
Sectors Sector agnostic