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About Changelabs

What We Do

Changelabs is a top rated SDG-aligned learning company with a focus on the Middle East and Africa.

We develop, manage and run some of the region’s most innovative programs for startups, scaleups, funds, and entrepreneurs, targeting both financial and social outcomes. Additionally, we organize industry events that bring together key stakeholders in the region.

Our operations cover Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan directly, with representative partnerships in Tunisia, Morocco and Palestine.


Startup Genome Top Global Ecosystem Player
6 Portfolio Companies on Forbes 30 under 30 2023 List

Track Record

Trusted by Global Clients & Partners

Our Active Programs

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2024 Egypt Fintech for a Future Accelerator

Egyptian companies in the fintech ecosystem who wish to raise funding and partner with other Fintechs
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2024 Egypt CVC Builder (Cohort I)

Egyptian companies in the ICT sector who wish to partner with large corporates
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2024 Egypt VC Grow (Cohort III)

Emerging funds in Africa and MENA with min. 20% allocation to Egypt
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2024 Egypt ICT Accelerator (Cohort I)

Egyptian companies in the ICT sector
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Our Latest Programs

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What We've Been Up to

Impact Investing Imperative
Policy Paper

Egypt’s Impact investing imperative
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2023 Egypt VC Summit
Impact Report

Africa’s leading GP/LP Event
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2023 Egypt Scale Up to Green
Impact Report

Egypt’s longest running Green SME Accelerator
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2023 Egypt VC Grow
Impact Report

Africa’s 1st emerging fund manager training and fundraising program
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2024 Green Growth Summit
Event Deck

Egypt’s 1st Green Economy Summit
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2022 Fintech for a Future
Impact Report

1st Fintech Accelerator for Jordanian and Palestinian startups
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Global Experts

Leading Experts, Mentors & Coaches

We help our clients deliver cutting-edge programs by recruiting and engaging a growing network of multidisciplinary regional and global experts with proven track records.

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From festivals to hackathons, accelerators to industry events, Changelabs provides end-to-end design, planning, and execution. Our in-house design and video team make sure you make the most of your digital assets.

Our Portfolio

We Support Impactful Startups & Funds

Our programs help launch and grow startups, scaleups, and funds by providing tailored coaching and mentorship, customer acquisition, pitch training, fundraising support, product development, and more.



Great People:
The Core of Our Business

Kenzy El Kalamawy

"I am very proud to be part of this team and work closely with entrepreneurs as Changelabs empowers them to use business as a force for change."

Kenzy El Kalamawy

Head of Programs



Gerbrich Slaverda

"It takes disruptors and unconventional partnerships to make change. The Dutch Development Bank, FMO, we support Changelabs as we realize that young people are key for future growth and they can be the change."

Gerbrich Slaverda

Capacity Development Officer



Mohamed Morsy

"We take pride in this partnership with Changelabs, we are here to support these young and beautiful minds of these innovative entrepreneurs, and support the overall ecosystem in Egypt."

Mohamed Morsy

Head of Egypt Office

Finance in Motion


Yara Lteif

"I appreciate Changelab’s mission to empower and support innovative startups. As someone who is passionate about entrepreneurship, I find it incredibly rewarding to work for a company that is making a tangible difference in the startup ecosystem."

Yara Lteif

Art Director



Zeyad Samra

"Though there is a very steep learning curve at Changelabs given the deep industry know-how, I feel supported and I am being exposed to so much at an early stage in my career"

Zeyad Samra

Experts Lead



Our Impact

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We Value Transparency and Track & Report Metrics by Program


Program Applications


of companies aligned with one or more of the SDGs


Programs successfully executed in the last 4 years


Accelerated Startups & Funds


Network Mentors & Coaches


Female Founders


Funding Closed & Under Negotiation


Present in 4 MENA Countries


Jobs created & sustained


Industry events successfully executed

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