EGYPT LOTTERIES 6 winners announced at African App Launchpad Cup in Cairo 3 years ago Iwo Bulski Post Views: 958 Six North African startups have been named winners of the African App Launchpad Cup in Cairo, sharing US$60,000 in grant funding. Disrupt Africa reported last month Egypt’s Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) had partnered local tech event organiser RiseUp to launch the African App Launchpad Cup pitch competition. The competition was open for startups in gaming and app development from 19 African countries, with the winners announced at the recent RiseUp Summit in Cairo. Six startups shared a total of US$60,000 in cash prizes divided per each track, chosen from a group of 28 finalists. In the gaming track the winners were all Egyptian. Agora won the first prize of US$15,000, Alkottab Game Studio walked away with US$10,000 for the second prize, and Arcanium Studios came third and won US$5,000. For the application development track, Bouita from Algeria won the first grant prize US$15,000, while the second and the third prize were equally shared between Find Me Football from Egypt and 247Medic from Nigeria, winning US$7,500 each. “We were impressed with the innovative ideas across diverse industries such as health, sports, and tourism. There were a lot of creative ideas whether from Nigeria, Algeria, Egypt. We would like to thank Egypt for hosting its first of a kind competition in Africa and praise the government’s role in supporting entrepreneurship across Africa,” – said Dr Hassan Othman, ITIDA’s vice president. The selected startups got a chance to join an accelerator program and were granted exhibition spaces during RiseUp Summit, in addition to certified training grants for all teams through the African App Launchpad. Source: disrupt-africa.com About Post Author Iwo Bulski Issues related to the gambling business is engaged in more than 30 years. My empirical experience gives me the opportunity to present events and companies from this business with full knowledge and industry knowledge. See author's posts Iwo BulskiIssues related to the gambling business is engaged in more than 30 years. My empirical experience gives me the opportunity to present events and companies from this business with full knowledge and industry knowledge. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Tags: African App Launchpad, Cairo Continue Reading Previous Kenya Market in Jeopardy; State-Run Lottery FavoredNext The state of gambling in Egypt More Stories LOTTERIES SOUTH AFRICA 18 Lotto Fraudsters Arrested 5 days ago Szarlot LOTTERIES NIGERIA Commission DG inspects lottery facility ahead national games 6 days ago Szarlot LOTTERIES NIGERIA Meet the Real Owner of Baba Ijebu 1 week ago Szarlot GHANA LOTTERIES Maltese Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade visits NLA 2 weeks ago Szarlot LOTTERIES NIGERIA How LuckyMe Nigeria is adding value to lives 2 weeks ago Samuel KENYA LOTTERIES State set to start national lottery to fund sports, arts 3 weeks ago Samuel LOTTERIES NIGERIA NCC, Lottery Commission renew MoU to stop unapproved lotteries in telecoms 3 weeks ago Samuel LOTTERIES SOUTH AFRICA First Powerball winner of 2023 bags R72.9m 4 weeks ago Szarlot LOTTERIES South Africa Big news as the US Mega Millions rolled over to a massive R18.7 billion! 4 weeks ago Samuel LOTTERIES NIGERIA Olamide Unveiled as National Lottery Ambassador 1 month ago Samuel LOTTERIES SOUTH AFRICA Lottoland countdown continues to R10-billion Mega 2023 new year lottery draw 1 month ago Samuel LOTTERIES SOUTH AFRICA Are Scratch Off Tickets Legal In South Africa? 1 month ago Samuel Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.