San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us Feburary 8th as we welcome Sultan Midani, CEO Digital Mania. Digital Mania is the first independent video game studio in Tunis. He has been involved in video games since 2004. He was organizing national and international events and competitions on video games and since 2008 he started thinking seriously of launching his own startup. After spending time working in a garage with friends, developing ideas of video games Walid was able to launch Digital Mania in 2009 and bring his first games to the market. Today Walid and his highly motivated and talented team develop excellent video games on different platforms using high technology within a very innovative and inspiring work environment. The company has recently launched its last amazing product on facebook, DefenDoor, a social game that combines strategy and shooting. During the last two years, Digital Mania, was able to win the MSI “Media & IT” award and the Microsoft Best Performing Startup Award, two prestigious awards for startups. Walid holds an engineering degree in information technology from ESPRIT, Private School of Engineering.
3:00 - Networking and Pizza
3:30 - Fireside Chat
4:30 - Questions and More Networking
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Bassem Jebali - Director of Startup Grind Tunis
Bassem is an extremely motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious young professional with a very high commitment to continuous learning and education. He has been involved in so many entrepreneurial programs and projects both national and internationals for years. Bassem has visited a great number of startups, business incubators and entrepreneurship support organizations in different countries (USA, France) to learn more about what makes a startup ecosystem strong and thriving. Bassem holds a degree in industrial engineering from the University of Tunis El Manar and a certificate in management and entrepreneurship from the University of Michigan, USA. With a passion for innovation and creativity and a background in lean business, Bassem is also a strong communicator, facilitator and entrepreneurial thinker.Email: Bassem@startupgrind.com | Twitter: @bassemjb
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