We Enable Innovation

NilePreneurs is a nationwide initiative started in 2019 and powered by the Central Bank of Egypt and the Egyptian Banking Sector.

Fueled by various partnerships with governmental and private sector entities, NilePreneurs has been supporting startups and SMEs in the domains of manufacturing, agriculture, and digital transformation by applying different innovation instruments. The initiative is piloted at Nile University and has expanded to 4 other universities, and is still growing.

73M+Funding to Incubated Companies
20+Governorates Covered
76BDS Branches
4.7bnAccess to Finance by BDS for SMEs
130+Companies Digitally Transformed
115+Female Founders Supported
250+Incubated Startups
1K+Companies supported with innovation
385K+Services offered by BDS
152K+Clients served by BDSs
22K+Digital Platform Trainees
23Governorates Reached by BDS

Our Programs

NilePreneurs has 5 pillars that target business needs, tackle existing business problems and give them innovative solutions:

BDS Hubs

BDS Hubs

We provide advisory support services, and implementable financial and non-financial solutions to improve the entrepreneurial environment and help SMEs.

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NP Learn

NP Professionals

We offer effective learning techniques & capacity building solutions for students, postgraduates, career searchers, start-up builders & small agri-projects.

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NP Innovate

I&D Tech

We provide a comprehensive list of services, including innovation management consultancy, product design, re-engineering & prototyping.

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NP Incubate

NP Incubate

We incubate innovative startups in strategic sectors in Egypt, in collaboration with a wide network in the entrepreneurial ecosystem; Supporting them from Ideation to commercialization.

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NP Compete

NP Compete

We enable our clients to improve their market performance and achieve their growth goals through providing technical support and enabling innovation management and technology transfer.

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برنامج خليك ديجيتال

Khalik Digital

We allow SMEs to transform their current business models into advanced ones using digital technologies for creating new products and services as well as help them appear on various new channels.

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Nile University and Dr. Heba Labib, Executive Director NilePreneurs Initiative, have won the global “Triple E Awards” for entrepreneurship for the year 2023

Our Digital Shows

El Manasa

El Manasa is a digital show presented by NilePreneurs as an educational and awareness platform that tackles various topics through speakers who are experts in different fields with a long success record in startups and SMEs.

El Manasa Digital Show

Who’s Behind NilePreneurs

NilePreneurs is a national initiative funded by the Central Bank of Egypt, and implemented by Nile University.

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Meet Our Sponsors

Behind our amazing work are visionary sponsors who believes in our mission.

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Meet Our Partners

With the support of our partners, we aim to develop the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Egypt.

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