SHARJAH

30 Aug 2018

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Sharjah!

The 10 best startups from Sharjah will be invited to pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars Sharjah 2018. The winning startup will join the global Seedstars Family and take part in the regional and global Seedstars Summits that include our 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.

Register to attend or apply to pitch below.

Attendee Registration

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Program

15:00 - 15:45
Arrival and networking
15:45 - 17:00
1st Pitching Session
17:00 - 17:15
Break and networking
17:15 - 18:30
2nd Pitching Session
18:30 - 19:00
Networking break / Jury deliberation
19:00 - 19:15
Announcement of the winners
19:15 - 20:00
Let's celebrate!

Startup Applications

Deadline for applications - 19 Aug 2018 24:00 UTC

Partners

Sheraa
Accelerate SME
Wamda
MENA Bytes
Arabnet
Startup Scene ME

Jury

Hans Henrik Christensen

Hans Henrik Christensen

Vice President
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA)
Tamer Bazzari

Tamer Bazzari

Founder and CEO
Genero Capital
Abdullah Mutawi

Abdullah Mutawi

Founder and Chairman
Dubai Angel Investors
Pelin Gonul Sahin

Pelin Gonul Sahin

Director
Startupbootcamp Smart City Dubai

Mentors

Hisham Safadi

Hisham Safadi

CEO
UDENZ
Christina Andreassen

Christina Andreassen

Business Development & Education Manager
WOMENA
Omar Barakat

Omar Barakat

MENA Associate
Seedstars World
Ehteshamuddin P A

Ehteshamuddin P A

Founder
Junkbot Robotics

Venue

The event will take place at Sheraa Hub.

Ground Floor, Library Building, American University of - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates