On August 15th, BETAPITCH returned to Cairo to search for the best startups in town. At Falak Accelerator, 10 startups pitched on the stage before our jury fighting for the main prize - a trip to Berlin to compete at BETAPITCH Global and network with the international scene at the Investors Day on November 15th. Who won it? Furnwish!

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Prizes & Partners

  • Accept


    The winner get 10,000 EGP off the payment processing fee on Accept and ongoing support and integrations.
  • Letterlust


    The winner get a 40% discount on the startups package on Letterlust and 10% discount on branding and web design services.


    The winner will go for a trip to Berlin to pitch at Investors Day & BETAPITCH Global against the rest of our global finalists and win 5000EUR, a trip to Silicon Valley or 6 months at betahaus. Taking place at betahaus | Berlin on November 15th, along with the final pitch off the founder will also get to attend our Investors Day. This great networking event gathers the major players in European startup scene where the founders meet investors and corporates face-to-face during speed-dating, matchmaking sessions, workshops or get inspired at panel discussion tackling the latest trends.
  • Falak workspace

    Falak workspace

    The winning team can work from Falak workspace located at the Greek Campus for 3 months for free! Looking forward to introduce you to our community, business angels and friends in the media to boost your startup! Falak develops Egyptian startup ecosystem through programs offering funding, mentorship, training and connections to the right resources.
  • Wildcard to Falak accelerator

    Wildcard to Falak accelerator

    Falak will have the chance to select a team to fast-track into the final stage of selection into their Falak accelerator. This organisation develops Egyptian startup ecosystem through programs offering funding, mentorship, training and connections to the right resources.
  • Cairo360


    Cairo360 is the media partner of BETAPITCH Cairo

Alumni startups

  • goeuro


    goeuro helps you to find the fastest and cheapest way from A to B. All around Europe.


  • ModernSteward


    Have you ever dreamed of being able to talk to your house? ModernSteward is here to make your orders come true!
  • Hivematic


    Providing sustainable living environment for bees! Pest free and thriving bee colonies! Beehive you can control through your phone!
  • Transmetrics


    Transmetrics brings Big Data and Predictive Analytics into the world of Cargo Transport (EUR 2 trillion market globally) to improve capacity optimization.
  • Farmhopping


    farmhopping is a global marketplace for sustainable farms. We provide a new way to support local farms from around the world. On our platform farmers have their own market place where they set the prices and decide upon the product offerings by themselves.
  • Statace


    Predictive analytics in the cloud based on R. StatAce is an online statistical system that is easy to use, powerful, cost effective, scalable and that facilitates collaboration.
  • Gruvit


    GruvIt is a Social Marketplace where YOU can book local bands, musicians and DJs for your next party!
  • Axel Springer Plug n’ Play

    Axel Springer Plug n’ Play

    Axel Springer Plug n' Play is one of our greatest supporters! We are very thankful that ASPnP will sponsor a trip to the Silicon Valley for the winning team of the BETAPITCH | global! Besides this at a few local BETAPITCH | events a team will be chosen to pitch at one of the following Pitch Days at the ASPnP Accelerator!
  • Somewhere


    Somewhere  a place for people to explore and share their work.
  • Ticket to TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin

    Ticket to TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin

    One winner gets a ticket to TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin, taking place on December 11-12. So much more than just on-stage interviews, Disrupt is where you’ll find the renowned Startup Battlefield competition, hundreds of startups in Startup Alley, Workshops and legendary networking
  • Zenmate


    ZenMate for Google Chrome™ encrypts and secures all browser activity. Your IP is hidden, your Internet unrestricted and your privacy protected. Always.
  • Swipes


    Swipes is an app that just swipes away your to dos! Makes life so much easier.
  • hoard (former einFach)

    hoard (former einFach)

    hoard allows you to securely exchange keys with others by depositing them via the hoard spots in the city. hoard, former einFach was founded at betahaus | Berlin.
  • Ezeep


    Ezeep is a cloud based printing service and was founded at betahaus | Berlin.
  • Blackbox


    Blackbox mansion is located in Silicon Valley it is a unique opportunity for non-US startups to access resources and scale globally during a two-week immersion program. As in 2013 the winner of betapitch | global might get 2 weeks at the mansion for free. Still tbc... We ll keep you updated!


  • hub:raum


    hub:raum will sponsor a cash prize of 5000 € for the winning team of the BETAPITCH | global. Let the best startup have the cash!


  • Menna AbdelRahman

    Menna AbdelRahmanSenior Associate at Endure Capital

  • Katka Nagyova

    Katka NagyovaBETAHAUS X

    Katka is the expert on global startup ecosystems with strategic management background. Growing the betahaus startup community since 2013, thousands of startups went through the programs she has designed and delivered. As the Head of Startup Relations at betahausX, Katka is quick to identify the startup potential and needs and puts it in daily practice when designing the innovation programs at betahausX.

  • Nayera El Sammaa

    Nayera El SammaaHead of Investment at Falak Startups 

  • Islam Shawky

    Islam Shawky

    Islam is Co-founder and CEO at PayMob, a leading electronic payments company. He started his career during his studies at the American University in Cairo (AUC) to build PayMob, which has grown to process millions of transactions and hundreds of millions of dollars each year. He is also a member on the Board of Trustees for the Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC) and is passionate about building innovative large-scale technologies to empower the masses to access financial services. Islam holds a B.Sc. in Engineering from AUC.

  • Saif Edeen El Bendari

    Saif Edeen El BendariFalak Consultant

    Saif has more than 6 years of experience working in business development, project management and partnerships with some well known international and local entities supporting entrepreneurship. Prior to joining Falak, Saif was the Startup Relations Manager at Riseup, where he was responsible of engaging new startups in the Egyptian entrepreneurship eco-system. He worked closely with Egyptian startups to assist them with RiseUp strong networks and resources. He also lead the special events team managing 20+ events during the 3 days RiseUp Summit. Saif started his career with Mercy Corps as a Agriculture Program Officer where he mentored and provided technical assistance to young entrepreneurs across Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, Luxor & Aswan. Saif was also the CEO and co-founder of Barsima, a startup investing in agriculture in Egypt. Saif holds a BA in Political Science from Cairo University.