Athar Green Program – 2022

Take Your Green Startups to the Next Level

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About the program

Athar Green is a program for startups that works on the green business in Upper Egypt. The program has two stages with a duration of four months, the first stage is Athar Green Boot Camp A one month program, starts with 20 green startups to help them work intensively on their startups through training and consultation sessions. The program will end by selecting six startups to join the second stage.

The second stage is Athar Green Acceleration, a two months for startups that have been selected from the first stage. During two months we will guide the startups to take their businesses to the next level through intensive training sessions and focused consultation.


You can join if your startup works on:

  • Renewable Energy
    Energy that comes from replenished resources such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves,…. etc.
  • Waste Management
    Any process that includes the collection, transportation, or handling and disposal process of dealing with removal of human waste.
  • Food Production
    Food manufacturing that produces healthy, natural, environmentally friendly food or beverages.
  • Agribusiness
    Any business that involves the steps required to send an agricultural good to market, namely production, processing, and distribution.
  • Sustainable Tourism
    Energy that comes from replenished resources such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves,…. etc.
  • Fishing Industry
    Any process that includes the collection, transportation, or handling and disposal process of dealing with removal of human waste.
  • Water Industry
    Food manufacturing that produces healthy, natural, environmentally friendly food or beverages.

We help startups with:

  • Financial grant of EGP 20,000
  • Validate business model
  • Build MVP
  • Learn how to pitch
  • Develop a scalable business model
  • Plan financials
  • Access to investment

Program benefits

  • Intensive Training Sessions
    To walk you through the most important topics to develop your startup.
  • Focused Consultation Sessions
    To help you work intensively on taking your startup to the market.
  • Inspiring Fireside Chats
    To get inspired from other founders’ experience in different fields.
  • Continuous Pitch Nights
    To get continuous feedback on your startup and the way you pitch.

Who can apply?

  • Entrepreneurs should be between 21–35 years old.
  • Startups should have a team of minimum 2 members.
  • Startups should be based in any of Upper Egypt’s governorates.
  • Startups should have the potential to create at least 3 inclusive jobs.

Timeline

  • Accepting applications
    January 1st, 2022 – January 26th, 2022
  • Filtration and selection for the first program
    January 10th, 2022 – February 3rd, 2022
  • Start of Athar Green Boot Camp
    February 5th, 2022
  • Panel Day, Selecting the nominated startups
    March 5th, 2022
  • Start of Athar Green Acceleration Program
    March 12th, 2022
  • Program Closing
    May 15th, 2022

Overview

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Closes January 26, 2022
OrganizerAthar Accelerator
Website Visit website
Targets Egypt
Sectors
Agribusiness, Agritech, Animal farming, Clean technology and energy, Community water systems, Crop farming, Farm machinery, Fish farming, Food and beverage, Food production, Renewable energy, Tourism, Waste management and recycling, Water storage, Water treatment, Water utilities, Water, sanitation and hygiene

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