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How One Start-Up is Revolutionizing Egypt’s Food Scene

April 10, 2014
Hungry? Just get out your phone and download Engezni when it goes live in May.

By Mostafa Rizk, contributor, EgyptianStreets.com Sometimes it seems that any news you hear out of Egypt is bad news. Whether it’s about an increasing budget deficit, a new wave of violent clashes or another government screw up, it feels as if everybody is actively trying to make things worse. But that couldn’t be farther from the truth. For every person out there not doing their job or actively making the country a worse place to live, there are a thousand more who are sick of the politics and stagnation, who just want to see Egypt flourish, and are working tirelessly to make that happen. The team behind Egypt’s latest tech startup, Engezni, are some of those people. This February, Engezni won second place at the University Mobile Challenge at the prestigious Mobile World Congress. The Mobile World Congress is the biggest conference for mobile technology in the world, with over 70,000 people making the trip to Barcelona each year. The conference is host to many activities including exhibitions of the latest in mobile and wearable computing, keynote presentations from the tech world’s biggest CEOs (this year was host to Mark…

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