NilePreneurs Academy

HSBC’s ambitions to support the Egyptian economy

Our commitment on supporting SMEs in Egypt

Since December 2019, HSBC is proud to be sponsoring NilePreneurs, a Central Bank of Egypt initiative housed at Nile University, that aims to develop the skills and capabilities of young entrepreneurs by:

  • Incubating innovators and business concepts that will fuel the economy
  • Increasing the employment opportunities for young people
  • Developing SME contributions to the national economy
  • Integrating the informal economy into the formal economy

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the engines of global economic growth and employment. They are at the forefront of innovation and will deliver Egypt’s future economy as it diversifies and connects internationally

Ehab Khowessah Head of Business Banking Egypt, HSBC

NilePreneurs is just one of HSBC commitments to support the Egyptian economy.

  • Drive SME growth
  • Support inbound FDI
  • Connect internationally-minded corporates to our network
  • Deliver a digital economy
  • Elevate skills and promote employment of local talent

  • A Glance: NilePreneurs Academy

    It’s a nine months accelerated programme, delivering business management training to equip participants with future skills, knowledge to grow in international markets and connect entrepreneurs to new sustainable opportunities.


    Participant will be able to benefit from

    We are proud to be participating in Central Bank of Egypt-backed initiative to support the ambitious of Egyptian entrepreneurs and visionaries in developing innovative businesses to achieve growth and access to new opportunities.

    Daniel Howlett Regional Head of Commercial Banking MENAT, HSBC

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