Cairo Angels announces its top 4 finalists for its recent initiative We've Got Your Back In COVID-19

Cairo Angels, a global network of angel investors focused on supporting startup opportunities in Egypt, the Middle East and Africa, is delighted to announce its top finalists who will move to the final round and pitch their solution virtually on Wednesday at 6:00 PM CT.

Finalist Startups are: 

• Kofoof under, founded by Mohammad AboAli, is a software company that specializes in business software development that helps worldwide businesses succeed. 

- Markazzy, founded by Omar Nasser, the first platform in Egypt that helps homeowners find, choose and use home improvement products with ease and convenience. 

- NIoTEK, founded by Anas Naguib, NIoTEK is a startup that joins hardware and Software and apply them in Internet of Things (IoT) to help companies make better. 

- Tactful AI, founded by Mohamed Elmasry, Tactful is AI-powered and data-centric customer engagement technology. Unlike traditional contact center and helpdesk solutions that only optimize the workload, Tactful uses AI and real-time analytics to provide 360-view of the customer and empower customer care agents to deliver personalized and rewarding experience across digital platforms.

The initiative was launched by Mr. Ayman Ashour, Advisory Board Member at The Cairo Angels has decided to support the campaign #احناflفيflضهرك†(¢We’ve Got Your Back") one week ago with EGP 100,000, which aims at helping elderly or vulnerable people living alone complete their shopping and errands. lowering their risk of infection from the novel coronavirus. The network is seeking to establish a secure and updated database for volunteers, whose identity can be verified through social media accounts and ID cards, with the inclusion of reviews.

Zeina Mandour, General Manager at The Cairo Angels said “We are launching a series of activities to support startups in MENA region.“ 

Also Zeina highlighted that Cairo Angels believes in the importance of solidarity with the most vulnerable and the idea of this campaign is to bring the ingenuity of startups, technology for a societal support and solidarity effort at this time of global crisis. 

Finally she mentioned “We at Cairo Angels are grateful for the support of our partners Mayday and Microsoft who have agreed to provide additional important awards to the ultimate winner of the competition.“ 

The winner will be announced on Thursday after the voting is done and will start working directly with The Cairo Angels team who will provide mentorship and support for his solution besides the funding.

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