Announcing: StartupQ8 Event for November 2015

This month’s StartupQ8 Event is jointly hosted with the MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition. Our speakers this week were finalists in last year’s competition which was held in Kuwait. Our first speaker is Mohamed Sheikhaldeen, co-founder and CTO of Exo.io, a cloud rendering platform that enables artists and engineers to quickly and cost effectively render their drawings. Our second speaker is Bader Al-Ghanim, co-founder of EasyShippings.com, a platform to discover the best price to ship items to any location in the world.

The event will be held on Tuesday November 24th at Global Tower in Kuwait City. Here is the schedule:

Here is the schedule:
7:00 – 7:05 Welcome
7:05 – 7:45 SPIN Sales Technique for Startups by Mohamed Sheikhaldeen
7:45 – 8:00 Networking break
8:00 – 8:40 The Pivotal Pivot by Bader Al-Ghanim
8:40 – 9:00 Networking pizza

As always, the event will be in English and it is open to everyone (no need to register). Join our Meetup.com page for more details on our upcoming events.

See you there.

Attention: The MIT EF Arab Startup Competition is accepting applications

Startup folk,

 

The 9th edition of the MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition is currently accepting applications from the entire Arab region! The application deadline is January 4, 2016.

Launched in 2006, the MIT Enterprise Forum for the Pan Arab Region (MIT EF Pan Arab) is one of the 28 worldwide chapters of the MIT Enterprise Forum Global, an avid promoter of entrepreneurship and innovation worldwide. The Pan Arab chapter has a proven record in promoting MIT-style entrepreneurship by organizing the annual MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition that targets 21 countries of the Arab region and brings in more than 5,000 applications a year. The competition has trained 1,600+ top tier entrepreneurs and has helped start over 260+ knowledge-based and technology-driven companies in countries of the MENA region.

Organized by the MIT EF Pan Arab in partnership with Community Jameel and Zain, the MIT EF Arab Startup Competition is one of the largest entrepreneurship competitions and provides participating entrepreneurs with training, mentorship, media exposure, and networking opportunities.

Apply now to the 9th MIT EF Arab Startup Competition on www.mitarabcompetition.com for the chance to win:

Startups Track: $50K for the first place winner, $15K for the second place winner, and $10K for the third place winner

Ideas Track: $15K for the first place winner, $10K for the second place winner, and $5K for the third place winner

Social Entrepreneurship Track: $15K for the first place winner, $10K for the second place winner, and $5K for the third place winner

 

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