Startup Reactor

What is Startup Reactor

Startup Reactor is a 5­-month program aimed at supporting and accelerating startups in Egypt with a high potential for accelerated growth. 25 startups will qualify for the First Bootcamp Stage and will receive mentorship and training. The top 3 startups will receive 10,000 Euros worth of cash prizes and investment opportunities from Innoventures and VC4Africa.
What you get

5 months intensive training on business and operational skills

Office Space

Access to office space, internet, printing facilities and support staff.

10,000 Euros Cash Prize

Top 3 startups will receive cash prizes worth 10,000 Euros


Exclusive access and mentorship from some of Egypt’s leading business experts

Support Services

Company registration and support services such as accounting, legal and branding

Equity Funding

Equity funding for at least 3 startups through Innoventures

The process


May 29, 2016

Get to know how to have a killer application to make it to Startup Reactor.
Attend any of our Startup Spark Sessions
29 May 2016 at 7:00 PM – icecairo, Greek Campus Downtown
30 May 2016 at 6:00 PM – The District, Maadi
31 May 2016 at 7:00 PM – Innoventures, Heliopolis
1 June 2016 at 12:00 PM – Smart Village, 6 October

Startup Reactor Application Deadline

July 15, 2016


August 1, 2016

25 STARTUPS enroll in one month coaching sessions.
Be one of the 10 selected startups by the committee to advance to the next step.


September 1, 2016

10 STARTUPS will receive full accelerator package benefits at Innoventures HQ in Cairo.
This includes mentorship, facilities, company registration and more.


December 31, 2016

10 STARTUPS will get to pitch in front of potential investors, industry professionals and partners.

Are you eligible?
Full time entrepreneur aged less than 35 years old
Based in Egypt, and willing to join the program in Cairo
Startup is less than 3 years in operations

3 STARTUPS will be chosen by the committee to receive cash prizes!

First Prize: 5,000 Euros
Second Prize: 3,000 Euros
Third Prize: 2,000 Euros
PLUS: 3 STARTUPS will receive seed funding of up to 100,000 EGP (or more) through Innoventures
PLUS: All enrolled startups will have the chance to receive Funding from other investors attending the Startup Showcase