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Egypt participates in the activities of the “4 years from now” international conference 4YFN in Barcelona

The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) announced its participation in the “4 Years From Now” 4YFN Conference, which is concerned with presenting the latest innovations of emerging companies around the world, with the presence of investors and global companies in order to enhance opportunities for partnerships, projects and businesses.


The conference will be held on the sidelines of the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, ​​Spain, from June 28 to July 1, 2021.


The authority sponsors 8 Egyptian startups at the conference, based on its role to support entrepreneurs and stimulate and enhance the innovation environment as one of the main axes in the strategy of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, and with the aim of highlighting the rapid growth and successive successes achieved by Egypt in the field of entrepreneurship and attracting the largest investment deals in the corporate sector emerging.


"We are determined to support emerging Egyptian technology companies to expand their business network and connect them with global investors looking for the latest digital solutions and innovative business models," said Eng. Amr Mahfouz, CEO of the Information Technology Industry Development Agency.


Mahfouz explained that the authority is keen to support Egyptian companies working in the field of communications and information technology to participate in specialized international exhibitions and forums within the framework of its strategy aimed at promoting Egypt as a distinguished regional center in the field of technological innovation and entrepreneurship, and its commitment to helping emerging local companies to attract foreign investments.


The authority is participating in this year's exhibition with a 200-meter pavilion to enhance communication and networking of emerging companies with major investors and international companies. In addition to organizing and managing the Egyptian pavilion in the exhibition, the authority carries out a number of promotional activities, such as organizing bilateral meetings between Egyptian emerging companies, investors and venture capital funds, in the presence of the Authority's CEO.


It is noteworthy that 4YFN is one of the largest specialized gatherings of startups and investment funds, which is held on the sidelines of the GSMA Mobile World Congress, which is also the largest and largest platform in the world for telecommunications and information technology companies and mobile phone manufacturers, in which they participate. A number of countries and more than the number of attendees of thousands of companies and investors from the leaders and giants of the communications and information technology industry in the world.