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Level 9, Al Khatem Tower, ADGM Square, Al Maryah Island

Abu Dhabi

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Come see MENA’s most aspiring entrepreneurs compete head to head for an opportunity to globally scale their startups right from the heart of Abu Dhabi!

10 alumni from MITEF’s Arab Startup Competition have made it to the final round of the ‘Hub71 MENA Growth Competition, powered by MITEF Pan Arab, and will be pitching one last time to a panel of judges. Only 3 winners will be chosen.

The half-day event invites MENA’s innovation stakeholders to attend on August 28 at Hub71 in Abu Dhabi.

The demo day will be open for the public, feature a discussion panel and pitching of the 10 finalists who took part in the competition.

The 3 winners will receive attractive incentives to establish an office in Abu Dhabi, as well as a number of financial and legal support, as follow:

Demo Day Program

9.30 - 10.00 am | Registration & Coffee

10.00 - 10.30 am | Welcome Remarks | Hub 71 & MITEF Pan Arab

10.30 - 11.00 am | Panel Discussion

11.00 - 12.00 pm | Startups Pitch Group 1

12.00 - 1.00 pm | Lunch Break

1.00 - 2.00 pm | Startups Pitch Group 2

2.00 - 4.00 pm | Winners Announcement and Networking Reception



Panel Discussion | Harnessing the power of human capital: How startup hubs can attract and retain talent

Abu Dhabi is at the crossroads between the East and the West and has always attracted global talent from all around the world. The retention of excellent global talent has, and always will be a battle. Upskilling people who call Abu Dhabi home is key. In addition to creating the optimal infrastructure for thriving SME’s, startup hubs depend on attracting and retaining such tech talent. The panel will explore the efficiency of government policies in place, discuss and compare how other Arab cities are attracting talent, the role corporations can play, and exponential technologies to overcome this challenge.

Please bring your ticket and identification for entry. For any media inquiries, please contact techhubedelman@edelman.com.


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