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CinemaTech Track

CinemaTech is the first entrepreneurial track aiming to uplift the entertainment industry by injecting technological solutions into the industry and its supporting functions to open a realm of opportunities and possibilities.
CinemaTech track

Introducing CinemaTech

in partnership with Gemini Africa

Webinar speakers

Adly Thoma, CEO & Chairman, Gemini Africa.

Farah Abdelkader, Senior Programs Specialist, Gemini Africa.

Haitham Khalil, CEO & Founder, Bingbong Studios.

Moderated by:

Tania Kamal El-Din, Associate Professor of Practice, AUC

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

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Meet the Mentor

Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) and Business Association (BA) are launching a series of individual mentoring and team workshops through volunteer mentors and trainers to undergraduate students, as part of CEI initiatives under Entrepreneurship Development. Whereas CEI aims at supporting academic programs through integrating experiential learning activities into offered entrepreneurship courses, the mentorship sessions will complement the academic journey of students enrolled in undergraduate entrepreneurship courses
Sherif Makhlouf

Marketing Strategies

Webinar Speaker

Sherif Makhlouf

Sherif is an entrepreneur, digital strategist, and professor of Digital Marketing at AUC

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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Karim Konsowa

Financial Modelling

Webinar Speaker

Abdel Karim Konsowa

An experienced venture capitalist, consultant, and venture-backed entrepreneur. Abdel Karim started his career at age 18 by launching a social startup that was funded by an angel investment group in Egypt. After graduating from the American University in Cairo, Abdel Karim worked in LOGIC Consulting mainly on public sector projects. He then transitioned to venture capital with Flat6Labs where he worked on fundraising $100mn across the MENA Region for Flat6Labs and supported 15 startups to raise a combined $17mn from VC investors. Abdel Karim graduated from the American University in Cairo with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 2016.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

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Rawiah Abdallah

Market Validation/Competitive Analysis

Webinar Speaker

Rawiah Abdallah

Rawiah is a Strategy advisor and operating executive serving principal investors, shareholders, academic institutions, and global companies with over 15 years of Management of high growth companies and top tier Strategy Consulting Experience

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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Hani Naguib

The Startup Mindset

Webinar Speaker

Hani Naguib

Hani is a leading Business Designer and Innovation Consultant bringing almost a decade of experience in preparing executives and entrepreneurs to become innovators. He specializes in designing and delivering fun and interactive workshops, mentoring startup founders, and joining innovation teams to facilitate designing, prototyping, and validating customer-centric business models

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Digitization and Innovation: The New Normal

Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) and Business Association (BA) are launching a webinar series entitled “Digitization and Innovation: The New Normal” to undergraduate students. The objective of this webinar series is three-fold: to educate students of the innovations driving our economies today, to expose them to the varying rising sectors in the face of the pandemic and to inspire them to be agents of positive change ignited with entrepreneurial spirit and drive. The webinar would serve as a medium of discussion and engagement, highlighting how the given industry has been impacted by the pandemic, addressing the nature of the work post the pandemic, and finally how agility and innovation are disrupting the respective industry today.
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Consumer Goods Tech/Online Retail Webinar

The session features

Aly Shalakny, Chairman, Cairo Angels

Hossam Allam, CEO Hassan Allam Asset Property Services and board member Hassan Allam Construction

Ahmed Galal, founder, Taskty

Moderated by

Hamed Shamma, associate professor of Marketing and BP Endowed Chair at the AUC School of Business

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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Health Tech/Tele-medicine Webinar

The session features

Nader Iskandar, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy OfficerO7 Therapy

Yara Abo el Waffa, Healthcare technical advisor

Amir Barsoum, CEO, Vezeeta

Moderated by

Hakim Meshreki, Assistant Professor of Marketing at the American University in Cairo, School of Business

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

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E-commerce Tech Webinar

The session features

Omar Sedoudi, CEO Payfort

Hassan Haidar, Co-Founder and Managing Partner Plus VC

Yasmine El Sheikh, Senior Human Resources Business Partner at noon

Moderated by

Ahmed Tolba, Associate Provost for Strategic Enrollment Management, and Associate Professor of Marketing at The American University in Cairo

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

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Fintech Webinar

The session features

Shane (You Keun) Shin, Founding Partner at Shorooq Partners

Seifallah Zoghbi, Partner at Zoser Capital Managing Partners

Alain El Hajj, Co-founder and COO at Paymob.

Moderated by

Ayman Ismail, Abdul Latif Jameel Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship and associate professor at AUC School of Business and the founding director of the AUC Venture Lab

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

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Edu Tech Webinar

The session features

Khaled Ismail, Chairman at HIMangel

Hoda Mostafa, Professor of practice and the Director of the Center for Learning and Teaching at AUC

Amr El Selouky, Head of Business Development at Noon Academy and Co-Founder the Trainer

Moderated by

Tarek Hatem, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy and the Director of the Entrepreneurship Unit at AUC School of Business

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

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