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13.09.2018

Internsvalley collaborates with enpact to support young talents in Egypt

Internsvalley, a matchmaking platform that connects young talents with startups through remote internships announced their collaboration with enpact e.V. to support young entrepreneurs in Cairo. The non-profit organization enpact launched its first Startup Haus in Cairo last May to gather all the brilliant young minds in a co-working space. enpact supports responsible entrepreneurs with their innovative mentoring programmes, by creating entrepreneur spaces and analysing the startup friendliness of cities.

On their collaboration with enpact, Internsvalley’s Chairman and founder Mohamed Hawass who graduated from the MBA SEPT program at Leipzig University in 2013 said,” Internsvalley will provide enpact with remote interns who work for startups across Germany. This opportunity will expose students to a variety of ideas and assist them to develop professionally during their internship period.” He added, “This collaboration will bring benefits to early stage startups to foster their projects in a more effective way. The idea of bringing intelligent minds together could have a tremendous impact on the entrepreneurial scheme in both Egypt and Germany.”

enpact is a non-profit organization that focuses on empowering young entrepreneurs and assist the development of their early stage startups. enpact channels their support through different activity programs such as, the startup mentoring, startup meter, startup connect and startup space. Their first startup space was launched in Tunis and the newly opened space in Cairo took place in May 2018. The Startup Haus Cairo is more than just a startup space, promoting entrepreneurship and supporting the local ecosystem, Startup Haus Cairo was established in 2017 by enpact Egypt with the support of Drosos foundation. Startup Haus Cairo is home to workspaces, services, amenities, and collaboration. They bring together a vibrant community where they can exchange ideas, knowledge and inspiration. It is also located in the heart of the Downtown Cairo.

Interns who are attached with startups in Europe are already placed in the Startup Haus. This gathering will allow new ideas to emerge and encourage an open exchange of experiences. It will also encourage interns to have a sense of structure throughout their remote internship programs.

Internsvalley GmbH is a startup founded in 2016 and it is based in Berlin, Germany. Internsvalley provides students and fresh grads with remote internships in startups abroad. In addition, it enables startups to hire interns in different areas that range from software development to online marketing. The platform has reached more than 7k registered students from Egypt and Europe and aims at developing the concept of internships to embrace the needs of today’s digital world.

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