Kandil and co-founders ring the Nasdaq Opening Bell on the day of Swvl's debut

AUC Venture Lab Graduate Swvl Debuts on Nasdaq

Just five years after joining the AUC Venture Lab as a budding startup, Swvl has made its debut on the Nasdaq ––  the first Egyptian unicorn, first V-Lab graduate and first North African tech startup to list on the U.S. stock exchange. 

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Where business and academia meet: Two AUC School of Business cases win the 2021 Emerald - AUC School of Business Case Writing Competition

The realm of business around the globe is becoming increasingly dynamic and complex. This requires persons in business to be agile critical thinkers that take initiative in solving organizational problems that arise due to the dynamic nature of the industry. This makes the use of case studies in academia of utmost importance because they engage university students’ problem-solving skills and create a culture of active learning, critical thinking, and proactivity.

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AUC Professors Publish Landmark Report on Cryptocurrency in Africa

AUC’s Mina Sami, assistant professor of Economics, and Wael Abdallah, assistant professor of Finance, have published a first-of-its-kind report on Africa’s crypto boom, aptly entitled “Does Cryptocurrency Hurt African Firms?”

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An award for impact: AUC Venture Lab recognizes its most influential startups

The AUC Venture Lab launched the V-Lab Innovation Fund Award in partnership with Oxfam and the Danish-Arab Partnership Programme to honor its graduate startups.

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Devaluation: Why Now and What Next?

In an unannounced move, Egypt’s Central Bank raised key policy rates by 100 basis points and devalued the Egyptian pound by nearly 17% on Monday, March 21, leaving many panicked with flashbacks to 2016 when the bank floated the pound and its price plunged by 48%.

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AUC's Sherif Kamel Publishes Debut Book, Covering Leadership and Innovation at School of Business and Beyond

Dean of AUC’s School of Business Sherif Kamel '88, '90, '13 recently published his debut book, Leading Change in Challenging Times: Lessons of Disruption and Innovation from Egypt – Thoughts, Observations, and Reflections.

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AUC Students Rank Third in Global Engineering Commerce Case Competition

Undergraduate Students in AUC’s School of Business ranked third globally in the Canada-based Engineering Commerce Case Competition (EngComm), the “world’s only student-led multidisciplinary case competition.”

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Tomorrow’s Leaders College-to-Work Pipeline Program Launches at AUC

Fifteen current Tomorrow’s Leaders students joined the newly launched College-to-Work Pipeline (TLP) program this spring, becoming the first TLP cohort at AUC. 

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Pitchathon 21-22: From sustainable fashion to digital payment solutions and everything in between

The business plan project Pitchathon is part of the Experiential Learning Entrepreneurship Program (ELEP) launched by the AUC School of Businesses Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) and the Business Association (BA). This initiative targets students who are enrolled in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation classes (ENTR 3102).

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CEMS Master in International Management: alumni recounts of a one of a kind program

AUC School of Business has been officially ratified and joined the CEMS Global Alliance in Management Education in November 2017, making it the first business school from the Arab region and Africa to join the CEMS network.

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Moustafa El-Shenety (EMBA ’21) is the Bronze Winner of the MBA Entrepreneur of the Year 2022

Moustafa El-Shenety (EMBA ’21), managing partner of Zilla Capital, was awarded the MBA Entrepreneur of the Year 2022 bronze award during the AMBA&BGA Excellence Awards ceremony.

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Challenging, exciting, eye-opening – Students of AUC’s first CO-OP program share their experience

“Student learning should never be confined to the walls of a classroom. The CO-OP program is designed to give our students a headstart in today’s highly competitive job market.” - Ahmed Abdel-Meguid, associate professor of accounting and Founding CO-OP Faculty Mentor.

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New Teaching Modalities — What do AUC School of Business faculty think of our first semester back on campus after lockdown?

Fall 2021 was no ordinary semester. After 16 months of teaching and working from home, AUC opened its doors for its community to bring education back to campus. This resulted in a new normal: a mode of instruction, learning and working that resembles life before the pandemic, yet incorporates new modalities and methods acquired and adjusted to fit into a world co-existing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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AUC Venture Lab Named Best Accelerator/Incubator Program in North Africa

The AUC Venture Lab, Egypt’s first University-based startup incubator and accelerator, was recognized as the Best Accelerator/Incubator Program in North Africa by the Global Startup Awards, a competition based in Copenhagen that reaches 124 countries. The Venture Lab now sits among the continent's top 60 digital future shapers — selected from a pool of over 7,000 nominations.

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A well-rounded analysis on Egypt’s economic roadmap tied the sessions of the Business Forward annual event last week

It is that time of the year again where AUC School of Business’ knowledge portal Business Forward sheds light on all the significant developments affecting the economy and doing business in Egypt and the region, as it celebrates its anniversary within its annual event.

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