GIZ, Endure Capital, Changelabs launch programme for first-time VC funds

EGYPT – GIZ Egypt, in partnership with Endure Capital and Changelabs, has launched the “VC University” programme, targeting first-time venture capital (VC) funds. GIZ works in Egypt on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Endure Capital is an early-stage investment fund headed by entrepreneurs looking for startup teams. Changelabs offers a unique way to get students, youth, communities, and businesses to launch transformational impact-centered business in the 21st century. The year-long programme, which is expected to trigger €100 million (US$120 million) worth of investments,…

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Startup accelerator Changelabs launches scale up program for SMEs

EGYPT – Changelabs, a startup accelerators, has announced the launch of its leading “Scale Up To Green” accelerator targeting top Egyptian resource efficiency, green energy, and agritech companies. This accelerator will offer small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and scale ups unparalleled access to the resources they need to scale and acquire more customers. It also aims to help build the right long-term partnerships and raise additional rounds of funding. The programme is being launched in partnership with the Green for Growth Fund (GGF), which is an investment fund worth over…

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