Without the proper funding, guidance, and understanding of marketing and production, chances are that a newly sprung startup will not have what it takes to survive. Flat6Labs, a new Egyptian seed stage accelerator for tech startups with a focus on mobile and social applications has graduated its first group of startups dubbed cycle 0.
Flat6Labs hosts teams for a three months period and gives them access to the facilities, expertise, mentorship, and support needed to make the most of their own talent. Teams receive seed investment of $8-10,000 for an equity stake of 10-15%.
Ekshef is aimed to enhance efficiency at local hospitals, by helping patients find and book doctor appointments online or on their mobile device.
Careerise aims to address the press needs for better recruitment in Egyptian society, by leveraging social networks. Careerise leverages a user’s Twitter or Facebook account to showcase the knowledge bases of people you know.
Snapze helps users find the best way to spend their time.
F16Apps’s product Neatly is mobile application that rearranges one’s Twitter timeline according to interests rather than chronology.
Tabshora helps creative community members communicate easily with their clients and peers.
Flat6Labs was started by Egyptian venture capital firm Sawari Ventures, in conjunction with the American Uinversity of Cairo (AUC) School of Business Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program (EIP).