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Mobile Application Launchpad launching the first employment fair!

600 people and over 50 companies converged in Cairo where Google, Wuzzuf, and the Ministry of Communication Information Technology held a career fair as part of the Mobile Application Launchpad, Google’s ongoing program to groom the next generation of Android developers in Egypt. Read more on the Google Arabia blog: https://google-arabia.blogspot.com.eg/2016/11/blog-post.html

January 5, 2017
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MAL Graduate Cohort D and welcome aboard Cohort E!

We have successfully graduated Cohort D! Our fourth group of trained and certified MAL students on Friday 28th October at the Nile University! We are now welcoming our fifth and final group of students to join MAL, Cohort E who attended their first session together at the Smart Village Conference Centre on Friday 30th of September. We cannot wait to see our final group of MAL students complete their training, and join the rest of the Cohorts on their next exciting adventures in the program; the employment fair and startup competition.

January 5, 2017
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Mobile Application Launchpad Competition Winner Hasala Goes Global!

Great update on one of the MAL competition winners! We are super proud of حصالة - Hasala for going to Germany and winning a prize at the Global Betapitch Day! Now they have won a trip to Silicon Valley to meet entrepreneurs and investors in the startup ecosystem. Well done to the amazing team, we wish you the best of luck. #MAL #MAL4EG #Hasala

 
January 5, 2017
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Mobile Application Launchpad First Competition Winners!

Mobile Application Launchpad kicks off the first competition in the program with MITEF Pan Arab. Launching 2 tracks for the competitors, a Startup track and a Technology and Innovation track. After a long day of pitches for to our guest panel of judges, we had 3 winners for each track. The winners for our Startup track were 3alRaf in third place, 3roodk in second place and 7asala in first place. The winners for the Technology and Innovation trach were Share Experience in third place, Egypt VR 360 in second place and BallonMail in first place. For more on the winners please check the competition 1 tab on our website!

 
January 5, 2017
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Apply now to join Mobile Application Launchpad Group E
The Mobile App Launchpad is now accepting applications to join Group E of the program to begin the “Developing Android Apps” Udacity course in mid September.
 
Applicants will need to complete an extensive online form and an online assessment by August 14th, 2016 at 11:59 PM to qualify. Interested applicants should begin the process immediately to ensure enough time to finalize the application by the deadline.
  
For more information about the program, eligibility, and timelines, visit the About the Program page.
July 10, 2016
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Mobile App Launchpad program now open to 2018 Graduates
The Mobile App Launchpad is now accepting applicants who will graduate from university in 2018. 
 
Applicants will need to complete an extensive online form and an online assessment by August 14th, 2016 at 11:59 PM to qualify. Interested applicants should begin the process immediately to ensure enough time to finalize the application by the deadline.
 
For more information about the program, eligibility, and timelines, visit the About the Program page.
July 3, 2016
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Mobile Application Launchpad Group D Deadline Extended
The deadline to apply to Group D of the Mobile App Launchpad program has been extended to April 2016. Stay tuned for a more specific deadline.
 
Applicants who pass the first phase of the application will be invited for interviews in late April and should plan to begin the program in June.
 
For more information about the program, eligibility, and timelines, visit the About the Program page.
March 20, 2016
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Apply by March 20 to join Mobile Application Launchpad Group D
The Mobile App Launchpad is now accepting applications to join Group D of the program to begin the “Developing Android Apps” Udacity course in early May.
 
Applicants will need to complete an extensive online form and an online assessment by March 20, 2016 at 11:59 PM to qualify. Interested applicants should begin the process immediately to ensure enough time to finalize the application by the deadline.
 
The Mobile App Launchpad team will be holding events in Cairo and across Egypt throughout the months of February and Months to announce the application process, but students can also apply immediately via the online application.
 
For more information about the program, eligibility, and timelines, visit the About the Program page.
February 22, 2016
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Apply by December 24 to join Mobile Application Launchpad Group C
The Mobile App Launchpad is now accepting applications to join Group C of the program to begin the “Developing Android Apps” Udacity course in early February.
 
Applicants will need to complete an extensive online form and an online assessment by December 24, 2015 at 11:59 PM to qualify. Interested applicants should begin the process immediately to ensure enough time to finalize the application by the deadline.
 
The Mobile App Launchpad team will be holding events in Cairo and across Egypt throughout the month of December to announce the application process, but students can also apply immediately via the online application.
 
For more information about the program, eligibility, and timelines, visit the About the Program page.
 
December 1, 2015
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Mobile App Launchpad celebrates the first 80 program graduates
The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and Google held a ceremony at the downtown American University in Cairo campus on November 19, 2015 to celebrate the graduation of the first 80 students to complete the Mobile App Launchpad certification. Hundreds of program supporters, including representatives from Udacity, the Information Technology Institute (ITI), the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC), the MIT Pan Arab Forum, and Wuzzuf.com, joined the event to celebrate and support the graduating students as they prepare for the competitions and career events in the next phases of the program.
 
Mohamad Mourad, Regional Director for Google in the Middle East and North Africa region, and Dr. Noha Adly, First Deputy to the Minister of MCIT, both spoke about the opportunities that the Mobile App Launchpad program provides to advance students’ career opportunities in mobile development. They also welcomed the next batch of 215 students who are scheduled to graduate in early 2016.
 
November 23, 2015
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Mobile App Launchpad closes the application round for Group B

Mobile App Launchpad closes the application round for Group B

 

The Mobile App Launchpad team would like to thank the thousands of Egyptian across the country and beyond who have either engaged with us online, or through our events, or who applied to be part of the program.  

 

After holding awareness events in Assuit, Alexandria, and Cairo, the team has now officially closed the application process for Group B. Thank you for showing us how Egypt is full of talented and passionate individuals.

 

For all the applicants, please stay tuned as we go through your wonderful applications and report back to you on who will progress to final round of 1:1 interviews. We hope to get back to you in the next couple of weeks. During this time, get prepared to show us why you are fit to be accepted into this program. How will this program will change your life?


For those who have not applied to Group B, we will let you know when the doors open for the next batches of the Mobile App Launchpad. In the meantime, we encourage you to do your best to prepare for the next application process.

October 7, 2015
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Mobile App Launchpad receiving applications for Group B

The Mobile App Launchpad is holding events in Cairo, Alexandria, and Assiut to announce the opening of the application process for Group B.
Applicants will need to fill an extensive online form and complete an online assessment by 26th Sept, 2015. The application process is time-consuming so interested applicants have been asked to begin the process immediately.
We expect Group B to launch towards the 3rd week of October.
For more information about the program, eligibility, and timelines, please go to ‘More About the Program’
 

August 28, 2015
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Mobile App Launchpad is up-and-running!

The Mobile App Launchpad welcomed its Group A participants on July 28, 2015. These first ~100 students are currently enrolled in the Udacity Developing Android Apps program where they are developing or enhancing their individual apps. We can’t wait to see what they have in store for us!
 

July 28, 2015
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