In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8th, we are celebrating the accomplishments of female entrepreneurs. In this article, we highlight women-led startups. Take a look at what these ladies have achieved in the world of business, and why they are staying at the top:
Laila Sedky from Nola’s Cupcakes
Everyone in Egypt knows who Nola’s is. What started as a small cupcakery in Zamalek is now a huge franchise. Working with multiple brands as Uber and others. Nola’s has leveraged on the use of social media extensively in growing her network base. All the twitteratis know and adore her cupcakes.
Dina Shaaban and Lina Mowafy from Arts-Mmart
Just launched the first cultural art hub in Cairo. Featuring a showroom to support carious arts. Located in 6th October, the first gallery is getting a big hype because the founders are young and energetic. Their website provides E commerce platform to sell and buy paintings in Egypt.
Nathalie Lehr from Cairositters
Everyone has kids and once you have any, your social life comes to a standstill. Well, not anymore. Cairo sitters has managed to create a network of trustworthy baby sitters and mentors for your children. Natalie has contributed greatly to the trust and implementation of the start-up.
Zeinab Mostafa from Devour
She started as a home based dessert shop. Now the big shop in mohandessin has the latest in desserts. She followed the trends as an ideal entrepreneur and launched the Nutella Konafa that sold 1000s in Ramadan a few years ago.
Yasmine El-Mehairy and Zeinab Samir from Supermama
The famous website that provides information about kids, families, women’s stuff. Amazing traffic and layout for a website.
Nancy Hassan from
The first successful E-commerce platform,apart from souq.com, in Egypt plus 8 branches across Cairo. One can’t think of an excellent business model as this one. Selling all sorts of toys, baby products, maternity stuff, you name it. Visit hedeya.com and you’ll see what we’re talking about.
Karine Kamel from Bridge Egypt
The first social entrepreneurship consultancy in Egypt. The Zamalek based consultancy helps social start-ups on location and also have their own magazine because.bz with periodic news about the social scene in Egypt.
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