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Compass Capital and Beltone Financial to found a new IT firm

An agreement between Compass Capital and Beltone Financial is being finalised to form the company Beltone for Information Technology. Maged Shawky, Managing Director of Beltone Financial, said that the board of directors for the new company has been formed with three members from Beltone and two members from Compass Capital. Shamel Abolfadl will head the …

Daily News Egypt

IT sector calls for more government attention

Information technology (IT) experts have said that the IT sector in Egypt has not significantly contributed to the national economy because the government has neglected its principle components. The sector has played an important role in other developing economies such as in India, Malaysia, and Brazil. The experts viewed the Ministry of Communications and Information …

Daily News Egypt

Microsoft sets October release for Windows 8

San Francisco (AFP) – Microsoft’s next-generation operating system will be available in October as the software giant strives to stay relevant in a blossoming mobile era centred on tablets and smartphones. “This will be the biggest product and services launch year in our company’s history,” Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer said at an annual gathering …

Daily News Egypt

First specialised website to support investment and trade in Egypt

In an effort to bolster sustainable economic development, the Crédit Agricole Bank of Egypt held a symposium yesterday in collaboration with several key organisations, titled “Supporting Trade and Investment.” Among the participants were the representatives of the Investment Network and EUROMENA Investment fund (ANIMA,), the General Authority for Investment (GAFI,) the Egyptian Junior Business Association …

Mohamed El-Bahrawi

Working together to reap the rewards of digital currency

As Egypt and the region embrace all forms of electronic payment methods, partnership between banks, regulators and payment technology companies will ensure trust and security in the system, says Tarek Elhousseiny, Visa’s General Manager for North & Francophone Africa. The use of electronic payments is on the rise in Egypt as many other places all …

Daily News Egypt

Edfa3ly.com, a small startup that boomed

Edfa3ly.com allows buyers to order products from US websites and then the company purchases and ships the items to Egypt in exchange for a commission on the value of the purchase

DNE

Incubators for IT startups

The best thing in the early stages of this kind of investment is for a venture idea to first develop in incubators until the idea matures, finds some success and begins to feel its way towards growth.

DNE

Investing in ideas

With a new idea needed by the market, a young person can found a company; then in less than a year, he can have the biggest investment funds chasing it with millions of pounds, trying to buy a stake or minority ownership.

Daily News Egypt

Cairo ICT celebrates 10 years of success

ICT 2006, scheduled for February 5-8, is set to attract many of the region’s top players and the world’s leaders in telecommunications, information technology, networking, computing and broadcast technology, as the event gears up for it’s 10th round in Cairo. Organizers are expecting a growth of 25 percent in both the number of exhibitors and …

Daily Star Egypt Staff