Who has the right to apply? - Eligibility Criteria

  • The competition is open to all Egyptians (18 - 40).
  • Organizers of the competition or their relatives are not entitled to participate in the competition without prior notification and approval from zizinia O2B competition Administration.
  • Teams who will not qualify from phase 1, have a chance to apply again in the same phase.
  • Participation in the contest does not require any financial payments.
  • Projects has to be OUT Of the BOX & specially submitted to Zizinia O2B Challenge; Abiding by main values: creativity, applicability, functionality, cost-effectiveness and aesthetic touch.

Instructions How to apply

  • Each applicant can contribute in maximum of two challenges
  • There must be a team leader for each team.
  • Number of members in Each Team is between 3-5-7 (except for photographing section, who his team could be formed of one member)


Phase 1

  1. Filling the 1st application.
  2. Receiving a mail of acceptance or rejection.
  3. The mail of acceptance will include the next step, which is coming the company, to "pitch" your idea in 1 min & filling the 2nd application.

    (After having found brilliant idea, you need to prepare a good pitch. A pitch is a short and precise presentation of the solution that highlights the most important features and makes the audience fall in love with your team and your idea)

  4. Publishing the pitches online.
  5. Announce the Winners in this phase.

Phase 2:

  1. Interviewing the teams’ members.
  2. Announce the winners who passed  the interviews 
  3. Train the qualified teams
  4. Teams will start to send the 1st draft of their projects

Phase 3:

  1. Teams will send the final plans for their own projects.
  2. Each team will present his Idea on the stage
  3. Announce the winners in the whole competition

Phase 4:

Supplying the Winning Projects with all Facilities to help them to execute their projects

Intellectual Property Rights

  • Participant data will be solely owned and managed by Zizinia Real Estate.
  • Participation in the Contest does not create any contractual relationship with Zizinia.
  • All participants shall agree to allow their names and photographs to be used for publicity purposes by O2B during and after the competition.
  • Zizina Real Estate and other 3rd parties designated by Zizinia holds the intellectual property rights for all materials submitted by the participating teams for the competition.
  • All material submitted must be participants' own work and was never submitted in any other contest before.( Exceptions can be made according to the case presented)

Confidentiality & Commitment

Participants must be punctual at the competition; those who arrive late in any competition related activities will be automatically disqualified

*How we choose the winner
Teams Pass through a filtration process testing their Skills & O2B approach of their idea and plan, validity and benefit and compliance to the acceptance criteria.

Phase one "Ideas first filtration"

Criteria tested in 1st application:

The  Ideas must be

  • Out of the Box idea (New way to use technology or new business model or new service)
  • Specific.
  • Measurable.
  • Assignable.
  • Realistic.
  • Time related.
  • Functional 
  • cost-effective
  • Has aesthetic feel

Phase one "2nd filtration"

Criteria tested in pitching:

  • Team commitment and punctuality
  • Creativity in pitching
  • Team harmony.

Criteria tested in the team’s applications:

  • Team members experience and skills.
  • General knowledge (about fields related to the idea).
  • Team management

Pitching must include answers for these questions:

  1. What is the challenge you are trying to solve?
  2. What is the O2B solution you offer?
  3. How is your O2B Solution economically, socially and environmentally applicable?
  4. Why and how did you choose your O2B team?

Phase two “Projects filtration"

Project Criteria tested during the 2nd phase:


  • Final submission formats
  • Project phases management and role allocation
  • Market research (market awareness)
  • Project
  • Challenging axes.

Team Criteria tested during the 2nd phase:

  • Team work and Integration.
  • Commitment and Punctuality.
  • Managerial Knowledge.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Presentation skills.

Values of awards

The Values of Total Awards Granted from Zizinia and - the soon to be announced- partners are more than 200,000 merit awards.


General Rules

  • Failure to comply with any rules, terms and conditions of the competition may result in the participating team's disqualification and/or the forfeit of the team's prize; the prize will be awarded to another winner.
  • The Judges and judging panel has the authority to wave.modify any prize for any category if they deem at any categpry that the presented projects did not meeting the expectations.
  • Any kind of plagiarism is strictly prohibited and will lead to disqualification of participants. Duplication of the thoughts or work of another source must be referenced
  • Zizinia O2B Challenge reserves the right to modify or amend the prizes, rules, terms and conditions of the competition at any time.
  • Proof of submission or of posting of a form will not constitute proof of delivery and no responsibility will be accepted for lost, corrupted, delayed or mislaid entries.
  • The assessors’ and/or judges' decision is final and no appeals will be entertained.
  • Anyone will act contrary to laws above will be excluded.