Featured Speakers in 2022
TOP-TIER WORKSHOP PROVIDERS
General Partner | Nclude
Basil is an experienced company builder who works with founders to create disruptive companies with an enterprise technology focus in MENA. Prior to Nclude, Basil was General Partner with Global Ventures for both fund 1 and fund 2 investing across Africa and Middle East early stage startups.
Founding Partner | Cubit Ventures
Rafeh launched Cubit Ventures and Founder Institute Egypt, is an advisor to Toronto based Loyal VC, sat on Falak Startups board and on Egypt Ventures governance committee, and led one of the largest consulting firms in Egypt.
Co-founder and CEO | Klickit
Saeed Talaat is the CEO of Klickit, a fintech company operating in the educational payments space. Klickit managed over a span of only five years to boast a portfolio of more than 55 thousand public schools and 400 private schools.
Founder and CEO | valU
Walid Hassouna is the Founder and CEO of valU, the Chairman of Paytabs Egypt and the Vice Chairman of EFG EV Fintech.
He sits on multiple boards including, EFG Hermes Corp Solutions for leasing and factoring, Bedaya for mortgage finance and KarmSolar.
Founding General Partner | Nclude
Eslam has 25+ years experience in corporate innovation, product development, digital transformation, brand management, venture capital & startup incubation across North America, Europe, Africa & Middle East. Currently, he spearheads Nclude, an investment platform offering full-stack support for fintech and fintech-enabled startups.
General Manager | Microsoft Egypt
Mirna Arif brings in 20 years of experience with multinational organizations and public sector entities across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Equipped with a strong belief in empathy-based management and in youth training, the first woman to assume this prestigious role is leading the nation’s technological movement towards digital transformation.
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AUC Venture Lab
V-Lab Summit is a one-day entrepreneurship summit created by AUC Venture Lab featuring top-notch expert knowledge, latest market insights, networking opportunities as well as pitches from V-Lab's latest cohorts.
AUC Venture Lab is Egypt's first university-based accelerator. We are an award-winning accelerator committed to empowering Egyptian entrepreneurs on their journeys to turn business ideas into viable, scalable and investment-ready tech startups with high-growth potential through connecting them with the AUC community and ecosystem players and the right combination of knowledge, action and networking.