Egypt raises training budget to LE 1.7B in 34-fold increase over past 5 years

Sat, 18 May 2024 - 10:29 GMT

He stated that 40 startups in Cairo and Giza raised $40 million in investments over the past two years and over 55 startups were incubated in the governorate-based centers

PM asserts importance of encouraging investment in localizing technology of electronic chips manufacturing in Egypt

Tue, 30 Jan 2024 - 01:06 GMT

Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli asserted the importance of encouraging investments in the field of localizing technology of manufacturing electronic chips due to its importance in several pivotal industries to create a suitable environment for this industry.

Egypt's IT sector sees influx of global tech companies, garners int'l recognition

Wed, 06 Dec 2023 - 11:10 GMT

November has seen no shortage of exciting developments in Egypt’s IT and tech startups ecosystems, as the sector continues to attract investment, accolades, and global interest.

Egypt Soars to 3rd Place in Global Outsourcing Confidence Index, Cementing Position as Premier Offshoring Powerhouse

Sat, 25 Nov 2023 - 04:47 GMT

The Offshore BPO Confidence Index 2023 report provides insights into operations across key global outsourcing locations.

Egypt has strong potential in automotive software, IC design industry: ITIDA CEO

Thu, 16 Nov 2023 - 07:20 GMT

The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) has participated in the opening ceremony of the new office of Vehiclevo, a leading company in the automotive software industry.

ITIDA concludes 12th edition of its annual employment fair in ICT

Tue, 24 Oct 2023 - 02:49 GMT

The number of participating IT companies reached 49, including 34 multinational companies and 15 local companies, offering more than 1100 job opportunities in various fields of IT, offshoring IT services.

ITIDA Takes Center Stage in Fostering Egypt’s Tech Startups and Nurturing the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem, the CEO Pronounces

Mon, 09 Oct 2023 - 02:19 GMT

On the sidelines of the summit, ElZaher met with a group from the TIEC Innovation Ambassador (TIEC-IA) program. ITIDA’s CEO praised their efforts and stressed the importance of the role they play in realizing ITIDA’s goal of spreading the culture of entrepreneurship and innovation

ITIDA Takes Center Stage in Fostering Egypt’s Tech Startups and Nurturing the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem, the CEO Pronounces

Mon, 09 Oct 2023 - 01:08 GMT

“ITIDA aims to create a supportive business environment for the local startups in Egypt in light of the ministry of CIT’s strategic pillar of empowering entrepreneurs and growing the startup ecosystem.

ITIDA, GIZ sign MoU to develop Egypt’s IT sector

Thu, 17 Aug 2023 - 12:10 GMT

ITIDA and GIZ aim to create about 1200 job opportunities through a training program targeting graduates and university students and matching them with private sector companies in the IT sector.

SECC Tech Nights launched to promote knowledge, innovation in technology

Thu, 13 Jul 2023 - 04:29 GMT

The SECC Tech Nights seminars will cover a wide range of topics, with a particular focus on Generative AI and its applications across various sectors.

President Sisi signs laws closing FY 2021-22 final accounts of some state bodies

Mon, 10 Jul 2023 - 11:58 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Monday signed a law to sanction the final account of the General Authority for Land and Dry Ports (GALDP) budget for fiscal year 2021-2022 at an amount of around LE 960.966 million.

ITIDA announces new bootcamp to support local accelerators and incubators

Tue, 04 Jul 2023 - 01:48 GMT

According to a statement by the MCIT, the program builds on ITIDA's expertise and 500 Global’s track record of running 85+ accelerator programs around the world

ITIDA: Abundance of tech talent in Egypt helps outsourcing players realize global delivery goals ahead of time

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 - 02:01 GMT

Collaborative efforts bear fruit as Advansys and Celfocus celebrate successful first milestones in Egypt

Ahmed Elzaher named Acting CEO of ITIDA

Tue, 06 Dec 2022 - 03:00 GMT

Elzaher holds the position of Assistant Minister for Ecosystem Development at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT).

ITIDA: The Nordic Market Holds Big Opportunities for Egypt’s IT Sector

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 - 02:18 GMT

How Northern Europe leverages the largest, youngest talent pool in the Middle East to tackle the pressing tech skills gap

Egypt sees surge in outsourcing business as leading tech companies continue to expand global delivery centers

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 04:31 GMT

Vodafone Intelligent Solutions (_VOIS), a subsidiary of Vodafone Group and its partner of choice for talent, technology, and transformation, inaugurated its new office in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, adding 1,000 new contact center jobs to serve Vodafone’s global customers in both German and English languages.

OPPO establishes mobile phone factory in Egypt with $20M investments

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 01:21 GMT

According to the MoU, the plant's production capacity is scheduled to reach 4.5 million units annually, according to a statement from the Council of Ministers on Tuesday.

ITIDA celebrates winners of ‘Attaa Digital Hackathon’ in Egypt to enrich Arabic tech-related content

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 03:40 GMT

The Hackathon, held from August 29th to 31st, in Egypt as part of the Saudi Attaa Digital initiative, aimed to raise digital awareness and strengthen partnerships with academic entities and universities.

Egypt invests LE 130 million to meet rising demand for e-signature services

Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 10:32 GMT

CEO of Egypt’s Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA); Eng. Amr Mahfouz, stated that the agency has invested EGP 55 million in the last three years to upgrade the operating systems of the Egyptian Root Certificate Authority (Root CA) and to develop the human capabilities.

3 reasons why to invest in Egypt, ITIDA’s CEO explains

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 - 05:48 GMT

CEO of Egypt’s Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), Amr Mahfouz, reviews three reasons why investors would prefer Egypt to invest in.