What's Next

The What’s Next platform is the first exclusive forum in frontier emerging markets to identify, support and build relationships with—and eventually take to market—the next generation of great businesses in Egypt, UAE and KSA.

What does this mean for companies? A gateway for growth.

Companies that are selected to be a part of What’s Next will be provided with customized perks, such as visibility, outreach, cross-boundary access to investor networks, pitch training and sector research delivered by each of the three partners, Enterprise, EFG Hermes and Inktank.

What does this mean for investors? Vetted investment opportunities.

Investors in the What’s Next network will be able to keep their fingers on the market’s pulse as we introduce them to companies they wouldn’t meet elsewhere, namely companies that define what’s next and are en route to become the next generation of public companies.

About Enterprise

Enterprise is a daily subscription-based briefing on business, finance and policy, giving you a roundup of news and trends that will move markets and set the corporate agenda in Egypt. We deliver daily Sunday through Thursday before 6am and 4pm via email and on the web.

Our readers are primarily C-suite executives, directors, senior managers, entrepreneurs, non-execs, investment relations officers, researchers and analysts. In corporate terms, we’re honored to be read by publicly traded Egyptian companies, multinationals, international institutional investors, investment bankers, private equity firms, startups and diplomatic missions.

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About EFG Hermes

EFG Hermes is the premier financial services corporation in frontier emerging markets and the leading investment bank across the MENA region.

Our experienced professionals help investors access compelling global opportunities, offering the full spectrum of asset management, securities brokerage, private equity and investment banking services, backed by top-ranked research. We also offer consumer finance, leasing, factoring, mortgage finance, payments, and microfinance services in select markets.

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About Inktank

Inktank is an investor relations, corporate and ESG reporting firm serving frontier emerging market companies.

We specialize in one thing: Helping corporations tell their stories to the people and markets that matter — and helping them understand the world around them. We build strategy and products and provide intelligence for companies listed on the Egyptian Exchange, Tadawul, London Stock Exchange, Dubai Financial Market, and Bahrain Bourse. We also work with select privately held companies that are in financial services, B2B, technical industries and professional services. Areas include corporate reporting, ESG monitoring, internal dashboards, business development, strategy and branding.

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What’s Next

What’s Next is a platform that links pre-public companies in Egypt, UAE and KSA to the capital, relationships and tools they need to propel them towards their next investment and institutional milestone.