60 of the best early stage tech startups will be invited to the Seedstars flagship training bootcamp. The 2 day bootcamp, which will be delivered by Seedstars and expert international mentors, will equip the participating startups with the tools and methods to grow their businesses and acquire new customers.
The best startups will pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup in their cities (Dammam – Abha – Jeddah – Riyadh). The winning startups will be invited to join the Seedstars KSA final in Riyadh on the 7th of October, and take part in the global Seedstars Summit that includes the tried and tested bootcamp and investor forum. It’s a catalytic platform for high growth emerging market startups.
In addition to seeing the top startups pitch, you can look forward to an event filled with disruptive tech, inspirational discussions, networking sessions and one flight ticket for the winner to come to Switzerland to compete for over $1mn in investment.
● Dammam: 13-15 September
● Abha: 20-22 September
● Jeddah: 27-29 September
● Riyadh: 4-5 October
Apply now for the German-Saudi Startup Competition and connect your business to industry leaders, experienced investors, and potential new customers from Germany and Saudi Arabia!
The competition takes place in the presence of the German Business Circle at the Rosh Rayhaan by Rotana Hotel Riyadh on March 22, 2018.
The best ten applicants (Deadline: March 5, 2018) will pitch their ideas in front of a high-class jury composed of GESALO Delegate Oliver Oehms, the German Ambassador Dieter W. Haller, Saudi founders and investors.
The winning entrepreneurs of each category (tech innovation & social entrepreneurship) are awarded a four-day startup tour in Berlin in April 2018 including individual meetings with successful German startups, experienced investors and reknowned established companies.
Interested? Fill out the form and win your trip to Germany
MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Saudi Arabia is part of a global network of chaptersdedicated to the promotion of entrepreneurship and innovation worldwide. We inform, connect, and coach Saudi entrepreneurs—enabling them to rapidly transform ideas into world-changing companies.
Founded in 2015 with the goal of promoting and enriching the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Saudi Arabia, we aim to celebrate and support all potential startups and entrepreneurs in the Kingdom through our Startups and Ideas Competition.
The MITEF Saudi Arabia competition focuses on attracting high potential social and business startups and ideas in all social and business fields. Participating in this competition will give you local and international exposure and recognition through MIT Enterprise Forum Global, as well as through MIT Technology Review, a media company wholly owned by MIT. As a part of the MITEF Pan Arab Region, the winners of the MITEF Saudi Arabia Competition will be invited to participate in the 10th MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition.