AUC Venture Lab, Cairo

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AUC Venture Lab

AUC Venture Lab is Egypt’s first university-based incubator and accelerator at The American University in Cairo. The lab enables startups to capitalize on AUC’s intellectual capital, world-class facilities and research capacities. It connects innovative startups with AUC’s network that includes alumni, faculty, mentors and investors. Through this, it fosters a thriving ecosystem of innovation, education and responsible business.

Co-working space at AUC New Cairo, with access to campus facilities
Extensive business training by AUC faculty members and industry experts, starting with an intensive boot camp
Mentoring and coaching from AUC’s extended network, including access to faculty as mentors and/or consultants for frequent consultations
Frequent networking events with industry leaders and eco-system partners
Assistance with professional services such as HR and recruitment, communication, operations, marketing, governance and legal assistance
Access to students: for testing products, class projects, and interns
Access to other AUC facilities upon request and agreement, such as the AUC library, engineering labs, multimedia labs, film/production labs, and other services
Access to the AUC professional network: includes faculty, alumni, mentors and investors
Access to potential investors through the AUC network
LE 20,000 seed capital award