Office of Global Affairs

March 7, 2014

Founded by UW alumni, Cairo tech start-up is aquired by NewsCorp

Alumni Allen ChenMohamed El-Zohairy and Bobby Mathews met as Computer Science & Engineering majors.  A decade after graduation, they reunited in Cairo to found CloudPress, an online platform that allows users to create and share content like cookbooks, catalogs and instruction manuals. Their venture may have been risky – they started up during the Egyptian Revolution with the help of a tech accelerator – but it has paid off immensely. CloudPress was recently acquired by NewsCorp. Read more at GeekWire…