The Regional Entrepreneurship Competition – REC is comprised of several competitive stages (Registration stage, Assessment, E-Learning stage, ideation form stage,  and Final pitching stage).


Final pitching stage

The Final pitching stage takes place online and is the first major hurdle for students participating in the Regional Entrepreneurship Competition – REC. Student teams submit their ideation plan executive summaries online. July 6th to July 10th, 2020, each ideation plan executive summary is read and scored by 5 to 9 judges who are encouraged to provide written feedback for students. After the pitching stage, an announcement of only three teams advancing to the Final competition for the ranking between the three winning teams is sent via email. Please also review the submission checklist.


NOTE: Scoring based on 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest)


Dr. Khaled Khallaf

CEO Founder – IBDL Foundation

Dr. Heba Zaki

Executive Director of FEPS Business Incubator

Joelle Atallah

Investment Specialist

Dr. Ghada El Khayat

Lecturer at Faculty of Commerce, Alexandria University, Egypt

Dr. Nader Ibrahim

CEO of EPIC Advisory

Nathalie Bitar

Project Manager at Agence universitaire de la Francophonie, Lebanon

Aisha Hamdy

Assistant Lecturer, Director of University Center for Career Development (UCCD), Alexandria University

Mohamed Abdel Dayem

Marketing and Communication Scholar and Practitioner.

Inji Amr Borai

seasoned economist & management consultant with over 16 years of experience in both fields

Dr. Iman Bibars

A visionary for social entrepreneurship and a pioneer of women-led and gender-focused development initiatives

Mohamed AbdelRahman Abdou

professor of communications and computer engineering

Ghada Khalil

Director of the Rowad 2030 project, Ministry of Planning and Economic Development’s

Mohamed Belal

CEO, Public Speaker, Trainer and Mentor in Leadership and mastery