Calling Out All Mediterranean Startups out there!

Gather your team, prepare your pitch deck, and get ready to showcase your startup online or on-ground in Techne Summit 2021 Competitions!

Connect with both local and international investors, gain online and on-ground exposure, network with potential clients and partners and get a once-in-a-lifetime chance of funding your business. It's your time to shine!

Not just that, but also a chance to apply in many pitching competitions we will have across the days of the event. Even if you don't win the grand prize, joining a startup pitch competition offers a lot of benefits and perks for you and your startup.


- Submit an application for your startup before September 22nd.

- Shortlisted applicants will be notified by email by September 25th.

- Pitching your startup will be on Techne Summit Alexandria Stage.


Startup World Cup

Book your spot in the Startup World Cup competition at Techne Summit 2021! Win and you qualify for the Startup World Cup final at Silicon Valley and compete for a chance to win $1,000,000. 
Who Should Apply?

  •  Seed /Early Stage Startup 
  •  Tech Enabled Startup 
  •  MVP in Market and Traction is collected

NilePreneurs Pitch To Win

NilePreneurs and Techne partner up for a one-of-a-kind Competition, coming your way in Techne Summit 2021 for the chance to be one of the 2 winning teams that earn direct enrollment in Nilepreneurs pre-incubation or incubation program.


  • Idea Stage (Proof of Concept or Prototype)
  • MVP Stage startups
  • Having Software or Hardware Solutions


DETGD and ITIDA partner with Techne to support 8 Egyptian technology startups to exhibit in Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace Web Summit from 1-4th November 2021, Lisbon Portugal.


  •  Growth Stage Startups
  •  IT Innovation

HealthTech Competition

Are you a health or a health-tech startup? Apply now to the Health Tech Competition at Techne Summit and get a chance to win a Fully Sponsored Trip to Sweden provided by the Swedish Embassy.

  • Seed /Early Stage Startup 
  • Health-Tech Driven Startup 
  • MVP in Market and Traction is collected

TIEC Technopreneurs Competition

Got this brilliant idea and need the necessary resources to bring it to the market? Apply this year to TIEC’s Technopreneur idea stage competition and get the chance to be one of the winning teams that earn direct enrollment in TIEC’s acceleration program.
Who Should Apply?

  • Idea stage Startup
  • ICT/Tech Enabled Startup
  • Teams only, No individuals can apply