The General Authority of Investment and Free Zones launches the Investment Portal Portals and Mobile AppSunday, Mar 15, 2015
Designed and developed by LINK Development, the portal is designed to fully meet the needs of Egypt’s current and future investors by providing necessary information and features about potential investment opportunities.
The General Authority of Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) has launched the investment portal and the investment map portal and mobile app at Egypt’s Economic Development Conference held in Sharm El-Sheikh under the title ‘Egypt is the future”. The portal is designed to fully meet the needs of Egypt’s current and future investors by providing necessary information and features about potential investment opportunities. The content is structured based on the various audience and stages of investment options. The investment map portal (www.gafi.gov.eg ) will display an interactive investment map of Egypt with verified data about different opportunities in Egypt.
Designed and developed by LINK Development, a leading provider of integrated software solutions across the Middle East and a subsidiary of OTVentures, a pioneering digital and technology solutions provider for both online and mobile platforms, the two portals offer of information necessary for potential investors and SMEs to grow in the Egyptian market. The web designed facilities will take the entrepreneurs, visitors and investors in a journey mapping out the Egyptian market and giving guidance for a business to operate and expand.
Hassan Fahmy, Chairman, The General Authority of Investment and Free Zones said: “We are witnessing huge growth in investments in Egypt. We are delighted to work in collaboration with LINK Development to expand our reach to all potential investors and businesses and drive business growth in the country through the web. We are also working on enhancing the experience for our current investors. The portal will feature appropriate information and guidance to expand business activities in the Egyptian market. Nowadays the web has become an increasingly important resource in various aspects of life, including education, employment, government, commerce, healthcare, recreation, and more. It has become essential to be present online.”
Amin Azab, Managing Director of LINK Development said: “LINK Development has been working with The General Authority of Investment and Free Zones and has been utilizing the latest technologies in enhancing and offering the best features to all businesses and investors. The new portals are tools that bring forth information on big projects and allows a two-way communications between businesses and relevant government authorities. They also inform businesses and investors of new opportunities. The portals aim at supporting the anticipated boom in the Egyptian economy at a much needed time and assisting current investors with their activities. The web facilities are the perfect mediums for businesses that aspire to scale-up, either access new markets, improve infrastructure or grow in operation.”
The bilingual portals are equipped with friendly usage options and compatibility on most of mobile phone types, platforms and models. With English and Arabic interfaces, they have been designed to provide visitors and potential investors with a full view of big projects taking place in Egypt as well as offer engagement and interaction across social media.
The investment portal for the General Authority of Investment and Free Zones provides sector-specific information, supported by visual charts and tables. It also features case studies and testimonials that are searchable and segmented by industry sector. Interactive features and dynamic tools are available to visitors in order to offer the best experience possible.
The Investment Map portal and mobile application are available on the Windows tablet, Windows phone, iPhone and Android. The portal is an interactive tool that can be viewed in an embedded web browser within the application. It provides information about sectors and governmental entities, investment opportunities with specific information like location, sector, etc. The search tab will allow the users to search for additional data within the provided opportunities and jobs.