MENA and Europe

mena programme

Who can apply?

Entrepreneurs who…

  • are beyond concept validation and prototype phase in their market
  • want to improve their business operations with insights and best practices from experts and international mentors and other fast-moving entrepreneurs
  • wish to experience an outstanding and long lasting personal and entrepreneurial journey alongside engaging in the enpact community
  • are from Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia, Germany or other European countries
  • are committed to doing the entire 6-month mentoring programme.

What is in it for you?

You will…

  • work on new and exciting challenges to overcome with team, funding, product development, positioning, pivoting or business development
  • explore new markets or consolidate within the national market
  • pitch to an extensive network of partners (corporates, investors, influencers, etc.)
  • gain exposure via international and regional media outlets
  • exchange stories about failures, lessons, tips and tricks with the enpact community.

What is the programme about?

Over the last few years, startup mentoring by enpact has driven ambitious entrepreneurs to overcome obstacles, scale their business, connect internationally with partners and gain new insights to develop their strategy and strengthen their management skills.

So far, more than 200 entrepreneurs have been through our programme and we have developed a pool of 100+ highly qualified mentors & experts. Participants from our earlier programme have employed 4 or more people in the first year and we are proud to see that they have a 80% survival rate.

Click here if you want to know more about what makes our 6-month international mentoring program special!

Applications are closed for the 2017 programme. Stay tuned for the 2018 cohort!

In the meantime, if you have any questions, you can contact Milly

Phase 1 – application + selection

1. application first round

Completion of the basic application to express interest and reveal stages of your startup.

2. application second round

Selected entrepreneurs will be asked for more information about their business.

3. interview & selection

Short-listed startups will be interviewed for final selection.

Phase 2 – 6 months of intensive mentoring

1. kick-off day

3rd – 7th July 2017

One comprehensive briefing day concerning the programme and the camps.

2. camp in Berlin

From 18th to 22th July 2017

An intense 4-day event with expert workshops, one-on-one mentor/fellow sessions, startup safaris and more.

3. mentors visit

September – October 2017

Mentors will travel to meet the startups locally for intensive coaching sessions.

4. camp in Tunis

from 2th to 6th December 2017

Another camp with expert workshops, one-on-one mentor/fellow sessions and more.

5. monthly calls & local meet-ups

July 2017 – December 2017

Fellows will connect monthly with their mentors and other enpact fellows from their home country.

6. community


Access to an international alumni network of more than 400 startups, mentors, experts and partners.

How much does it cost?


What do I get:

  • 6 months of individual mentoring
  • Participation in two Startup Camps
  • Accommodation, catering and travel cost during the Startup Camps
  • Your mentors visit you for up to three days

What is not included:

  • Your flights to the Startup Camps
  • Insurance and visa fees


Cost contribution: 650 euros for startups*

*enpact donors cover the rest of the expenses which account for more than 10,000€ per participant.

apply here for scholarship

Scholarships can help you covering cost of participation and/or flight costs.

  1. For Europe, Jordan and Tunisia: your scholarships are a contribution to your flight cost only.
  2. For Egypt: your scholarships are a contribution to your flight and participation costs.

Scholarships are provided by our partners.

Applications are closed for the 2017 programme. Stay tuned for the 2018 cohort!

In the meantime, if you have any questions, you can contact Milly

This program is supported by donors in the following places


Europe and Tunisia: