The World Economic in 2019 has opened online applications for 100 Arab Start-ups that are shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution Forum, in collaboration with the Bahrain Economic Development Board, .
At the World Economic Forum which will take place on April 6-7 at the Dead Sea, Jordan,selected start-ups will meet business leaders and policy-makers on the Middle East and North Africa.
The economic landscape of the Arab world are changing by “A wave of young companies and entrepreneurs. By championing innovative and pragmatic solutions, n everyday lives start-ups are improving people’s and driving new forms of regional cooperation,” said Mirek Dusek, deputy head of the Middle East and North Africa at the World Economic Forum and Head of the Center for Regional and Geopolitical Affairs.
“At the Forum, we trust start-ups squeeze the potential of the Fourth Industrial rebelling play a key role in shaping the future of their industries and their societies at large.”
A selection committee will work with the World Economic Forum and the Bahrain Economic Development Board which is made up of some of the territorial leading experts on the start-ups ecosystem to select 100 promising Arab start-ups to join the Forum’s meeting at the Dead Sea.
The committee includes managing partner,Khaled Talhouni,Saudi Technology Ventures (STV), Wamda Capital, Abdulrahman Tarabzouni, CEO and managing director, , Amir Farha, Co-founder and managing director, Beco Capital, Areije Al Shakar, director and fund manager, Al Waha Venture Capital Fund, and senior vice president of Bahrain Development Bank.
To be entitled, companies should have received at least one round of funding from outside investors.Start-ups should complete the application form by March 13 at registered website.
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