Flat6Labs launches capacity building program for regional support structures in Tunisia

TUNISIA – North Africa focused startup accelerator Flat6Labs, has launched Ignite Tunisia, a capacity building program for regional support structures in Tunisia. Launched by Flat6Labs, funded by the European Union and implemented by Expertise France as part of the “Innov’i” project, Ignite Tunisia is a capacity building program for regional support structures in Tunisia. “Ignite Tunisia was born from a reflection of more than two years,” said Yehia Houry, Managing Director of Flat6Labs. “We were able to identify the challenges encountered by the regional support structures which can range from…

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Gaming startup Gamesbandy secures seed round led by Flat6Labs

EGYPT – Gamesbandy, a gaming startup, has secured an undisclosed Seed round, led by Flat6labs Bahrain and Tamkeen. The money will go into expanding Gamesbandy’s platform to accommodate additional games, investing in marketing, and expanding regionally to become MENA’s one-stop shop for game trade. “Gaming is no longer a pastime. Due to the tremendous popularity of gaming throughout the world, many gamers have turned their passion into a lucrative business, and we’re aiming to facilitate that for the gaming community,” Abdulrahman Aboshamah, Gamesbandy Founder said. Founded in May 2020, Gamesbandy…

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Flat6Labs announces its US$13.18m second close to support early-stage startups

EGYPT – Flat6Labs, a regional Seed Programme and Fund, has announced the second close and increase of its Egypt fund from EGP50 million (US$3.18m) to EGP207 million (US$13.18m), to support Egyptian early-stage startups. Flat6Labs has also announced that it is raising its cash seed offering for its Cairo Seed Programme to up to EGP1.5 million (US$95,510), and up to EGP3 million (US$0.19m) in post-programme follow-on funding for selected startups. The FAC fund’s existing Anchor Investors include the International Finance Corporation, the MSME Development Agency, the Egyptian American Enterprise Fund, and…

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Flat6Labs partners Impact Partner to launch program that supports green economy startups

NORTH AFRICA – Impact Partner, a financial marketing organization, and Flat6Labs, a regional startup accelerator program, are joining forces and the expertise of their teams to launch GreenWorks program to support startups operating in the green economy sector in North Africa, particularly Tunisia. The GreenWorks program was designed to support entrepreneurs who focus on sustainable development and the green economy and to help them build their resilience. Impact Partner and Flat6Labs are joining their efforts and the know-how of their teams to launch this support program for startups operating in…

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