09 Sep 2017

Event description

Seedstars GCC is a wrap! If you missed the action, you’ll find the list of winning startups below and the event photos on our Facebook page.

If you don't want to wait until the next year to catch us again, please join us at one of the Regional Summits in December in Latam, Africa, Asia, MENA and CEE(we will be announcing the dates soon!) or the global Seedstars Summit in Lausanne, Switzerland next spring!

Program

12:00
Registration/Arrival/Networking
13:00-13:15
Opening Speech by H.E Zayed Bin Rashed Alzayani
13:15-13:45
Seedstars Kickoff
13:45-14:45
1st Pitching session
14:45-15:00
Keynote "Careem's Regional Success Story" by Husain AlShehabi
15:00-15:15
Networking/Break
15:15-16:15
2nd Pitching Session
16:15-16:30
Networking/Break
16:30-17:30
Jury Deliberation and Panel discussion “Building and Scaling a Startup in GCC"
17:30-17:45
Announcement of the winner

Partners

CH9
Startup Bahrain
Bahrain EDB
Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism
Batelco
Saudi Aramco
Aramex
Groovy
Startup MGZN
Bahrain This Week
Bizbahrain
Gulf Daily News
Endeavor Saudi Arabia
Global Connections Center
Startup Oman
SME Development Fund of Oman
Brinc
In5
Rowad
UNDP Bahrain
Limefish
Maya Delices
Badir
MENA Bytes

Speakers

Mike Stanford

Mike Stanford

Chief Marketing Officer
Batelco
Kamran Samadli

Kamran Samadli

MENA Associate
Seedstars World
John Kilmartin

John Kilmartin

Executive Director ICT
Bahrain EDB
Sonya Janahi

Sonya Janahi

Deputy Chairperson
Maya Delices
H.E Zayed Bin Rashed Alzayani

H.E Zayed Bin Rashed Alzayani

Minister
Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism
Husain AlShehabi

Husain AlShehabi

Business Development Manager - Emerging Markets
Careem

Jury

Meghan Warner

Meghan Warner

MENA Associate
Seedstars World
Yasin Aboudaoud

Yasin Aboudaoud

Chief Development Officer
Brinc
John Kilmartin

John Kilmartin

Executive Director ICT
Bahrain EDB
Trey Goede

Trey Goede

Origination, Investment
Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures

Mentors

Meghan Warner

Meghan Warner

MENA Associate
Seedstars World
Amani Ahmad AlBalushi

Amani Ahmad AlBalushi

Entrepreneurship Development Trainer
SME Development Fund of Oman
Mike Stanford

Mike Stanford

Chief Marketing Officer
Batelco
Ahmed Bohliqa

Ahmed Bohliqa

Business Development Advisor
Badir Program for Technology Incubators
Ashu Karol

Ashu Karol

Trainer and Leadership Coach
Aramex
Ibrahim Manna

Ibrahim Manna

General Manager - Emerging Markets
Careem

Venue

The event will take place at CH9.