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About Entrepreneurship Rally

The Egypt Entrepreneurship Rally is a competition organized by the AAST Center of Entrepreneurship and powered by the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport for youth who wants to start their own business.


The competition was initiated in 2016 by the AAST Center of Entrepreneurship with the aim to provide guidance, mentorship and investment opportunities to individuals and teams who are eager to follow their dreams and kick-off their business.


The Egypt Entrepreneurship Rally provides competition tracks for both university students and startup founders in a wide range of industries focusing on innovation and technology. The competition is a full pre-incubation program that takes participants from the ideation phase to generating the prototype within 6 months. Participants will discuss their ideas with experts in their field of business and attend various entrepreneurship training events, then they get a chance to pitch their startup ideas to business leaders, investors and members from the entrepreneurship eco-system.
47500500+120RoundsParticipantsIdeasMentoring Sessions6000000Total Cash Awards

Competition Stages


Competition Tracks

Applicants are required to provide startup ideas/prototypes specialized in any of these fields:

  1. Technology Track (Students Only)
  2. A call for tech geeks to present their startup ideas in control & modern technology. Better quality of life is their speciality.
    • Robotics / ROVs
    • Programming and Applications
    • AI / AR / VR
    • Smart Tech
  3. General Track (Students Only)
  4. A call for creative minds to present their startup ideas that go beyond boundaries and take over the market.
    • New techniques
    • Renovation
    • More economical solutions
    • Environmentally-Friendly approaches
  5. Industrial Track (Prototype Required)
  6. A call for sustainability advocates to present their startups that pursue a better economy & sustainable country.
    • Agri-Tech
    • Agri-Business
    • Industry 4.0
    • Manufacturing Technologies
    • Waste management
    • Biodegradable Packaging
  7. Tourism Track (Prototype Required)
  8. A call for culture passionates to present their startups that provide innovative experiences to nomads & wanderers from around the world.
    • New Technologies in Tourism Industry
    • Improving the Marketing Techniques of Tourism Industry
    • Developing the Infrastructure of Touristic Locations
    • Development of E-Museums
    • Sustainable and Green Tourism


Awards & Prizes


1st Place in each track

100000EGP

2nd Place in each track

3rd Place in each track

50000EGP
25000 EGP

Our Strategic Partner

National Bank of Egypt