We don’t run a program, we invest in companies. Companies can apply any time via our online application. After you apply we run a quick internal review to check if your company fits our criteria and accordingly set a meeting.
Yes. However, from what we have seen over the years, teams succeed faster and make it substantially bigger; so it will be a good idea if you add other team members that complement your own skillset.
That depends on what your company is doing but it’s preferable that the team includes experts on the industry.
Exceptionally we do, it depends on the idea and how much know how is backing it. We would send you our guidelines to check out the idea and see if it’s compatible with our criteria.
It depends on the project as it may need more than one dedicated person but there has to be at least one team member who is fully committed to the project and capable of leading it.
We are not yet sector focused and we believe Egypt has many gaps that entrepreneurs can take advantage of today. However, our interest is in strong willed management & teams that can run a promising company with the potential to scale and provide employment opportunities.
We assist our companies in many aspects: providing corporate governance including and not limited to accounting services, advise on key business issues: operations, marketing and recruitment; in addition, we support in financing, whether by negotiating with banks or by raising additional capital. Normally, our investment comes with a right to appoint a Board Member or more and an auditor and together align on the strategy forward at an early stage to ensure we have a shared future vision to allow us access proper financing and other growth tools.
We usually take a minority stake from the companies we invest in.
138pyramids Pyramids is not a fund, it’s an investment company established under law 159 that engages in the management of projects, the supervision on project implementation, preparation of feasibility studies, administrative restructuring of companies, the establishment, and provide consultancy for small and medium enterprises.
We are open with no limit.
Up to one million Egyptian pounds, however the board has flexibility based on the projects and companies themselves.
Yes, we do depending on the shareholding structure and how much we believe we will add value to the company.