(هي_رائدة)​

(هي_رائدة) is a program to support early stage women entrepreneurs operating in the ICT secto​r


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PROGRAM DETAILS
 

The primary target audience of this program Women entrepreneurs whose product is technology or the entrepreneurs who use technology as an assistive factor to commercialize their products. ​

We focus more on developing the logic side of business development rather than a detailed theoretic approach. The main target is to induce the basic business development functions as a secondary practical skill set allowing them to –efficiently– run a successful operation, eliminating a lot of waste on resources and opportunities, and help onboard them on other entrepreneurship programs within TIEC and the ecosystem at large.
The Women Entrepreneurship program in TIEC (هي_رائدة) is a yearlong program. The target of the program is to train women entrepreneurs on startup methodologies and concepts wherever they are throughout the 27 Egyptian governorates. ​

Rounds Details
 

In 2019, The Women Entrepreneurship Program is planned to run in 4 cities:

 
Giza
 
Alexandria
 
Mansoura
 
Assiut
Who should apply?
 

If you are :

 
A woman.
 
Have a project idea in an ICT related field (Website, Mobile Application, Software, IOT platform, …)
 
Or have any project that can be upgraded with an online platform / digital marketing interface (handicrafts, DIY kits, …)

Then you should apply for our 5 days training program!

What will I develop in (هي_رائدة)?
 

After the 5 days, you will be able to:

 
Validate your business idea.
 
Know the basic pillars that any project is built of.
 
Develop a simple business plan for your project.
Workshop Details
 
She-Program 
1
Stage (1) – Filtration and selection:
 
1. An announcement is made within the target region through the TIEC social media accounts and the zonal partners.
 

2. The applicants are filtered to pick the eligible applicants. The selection criteria is as follows:
- Older than 21 years (18 in some cases)
- Has a skill or experience that allows her to generate revenue
- Can attend 5 training days (morning trainings) + 1 pitch day (morning trainings)
2
Stage (2) – Ideas’ generation Validation:

Duration : 1 Day

This modules tackles: 

 
Assessing and strengthening entrepreneurial abilities
 
Different sources and techniques of idea generation
 
The concepts and techniques of idea validation
 
Conducting simple feasibility study components
This module aims at preparing the woman entrepreneur to start planning specific functions of their claimed business plan.
3
Stage (3) – Business Plan Elements:

Duration : 3 Days

It covers the basic areas that any early stage entrepreneurs needs to know, broken down into functions: 

What is a Business Plan?
 
Marketing Planning
 
Business Structure & Staffing
 
Purchasing
 
Costing & Financial Planning
 
Startup Capital Calculation & Sources of Funding
4
Stage (4) – Pitching Techniques:

Duration : 1 Day

A session preparing women entrepreneurs on how to pitch their projects.  

5
Stage (5) – Pitch Day:

The pitch day is a day dedicated to hear the final pitches of the camp entrepreneurs.

A trial where the entrepreneurs get to present their final business plan

The judges for the pitch day are individuals and representatives from each region’s business community.

We depend on this day massively to let the judges review the work done by the entrepreneurs, share their experiences with them and give them directions for the upcoming phase.



Camps
 

Cairo Camp

Logistics:

 
Location TIEC, Smart Village, Building B5, Main Hall
 
Google Map Link Map Link
 
Training Starts at 09:00 am
 
Training Ends at 05:00 pm
 
Transportation There is no official transportation offered for the attendees, but we recommend using SWVL on training days SWVL Link

Alex Camp

Logistics:

 
Location to be determined
 
Training Starts at 09:00 am
 
Training Ends at 05:00 pm

Assiut Camp

Logistics:

 
Location TIEC, Assuit University, Assiut
 
Google Map Link Map Link
 
Training Starts at 09:00 am
 
Training Ends at 05:00 pm

Mansoura Camp

Logistics:

 
Location, TIEC, Mansoura University, Mansoura
 
Google Map Link Map Link
 
Training Starts at 09:00 am
 
Training Ends at 05:00 pm



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