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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 through applying different innovation instruments. The initiative is piloted at Nile University and has expanded to 4 other universities, and is still growing.

42M+Funding to Incubated Companies
21Governorates Covered
68BDS Branches
3.8bnAccess to Finance by BDS for SMEs
130+Companies Digitally Transformed
115+Female Founders Supported
250+Incubated Startups
1K+Companies supported with innovation
250K+Services offered by BDS
100K+Clients served by BDSs
22K+Digital Platform Trainees
21Governorates 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

NP Innovate

We support startups and SMEs in pushing new innovations to the market through providing them with the right expertise in engineering to create new products or re-engineer others.

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NP Incubate

NP Incubate

We incubate innovative startups in strategic sectors in Egypt, in collaboration with our wide network in the entrepreneurial ecosystem; Supporting them from Ideation phase until 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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Our Digital Shows


El Manasa Digital Show

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.

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.

USAID SEEDInternational Labor OrganizationAin shams university

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