Amwal Al Ghad English - 2013-10-24 09:15:22
The new partnership is intended to open the door for the six main start-ups currently incubated by Vodafone xone, Vodafone’s venture capital, incubation, and entrepreneurship support unit, Vodafone said in a statement.
"We plan to help Egyptian technology start-ups to export their services to Arab countries. This deal in the UAE is the first step towards achieving that," Mohammed Al-Ayouti, head of Vodafone xone told Ahram Online in a telephone interview.
The signing of the agreement between Vodafone Egypt and Seed Group was witnessed by Atef Helmy, Egypt’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology.
Helmy praised this promising new partnership, which Vodaphone maintains will strengthen cooperation between Egypt and the UAE and unlock new development opportunities in the telecoms sector.
Vodafone xone Egypt has signed a partnership agreement with Dubai-based Seed Group, giving Egypt’s technology start-ups access to the United Arab Emirates’ market, the company said on Wednesday.