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IE Venture Day Dubai

 

Mark your calendar and plan to join IE Business School (IE) for IE Venture Day in Dubai on Friday, March 4, 2016.

At the IE Venture Day Dubai participating start-ups will present their business elevator pitch in front of a jury comprised of a unique mix of industry experts, venture capitalists, business angels and investors.

 

Application Guidelines

 

Over the past four years, IE Venture Day start-ups that pitched their business raised over €12M + in investments!

Register to Attend! Seating is limited!

 

About Venture Days

International Venture Days showcase and celebrate the best of IE Business School’s entrepreneurial spirit. They are host to international startup competitions where the best startups and investors connect and share experiences. Every Venture Day event is a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs to raise funds from local investors and for investors to get access to quality deal flow leading to the continued development and empowerment of  local and international startup ecosystems.

Since 2013, more than 20 million Euros have been raised in Venture Days.  Hosted twice  annually in Madrid and  in 35 other cities worldwide over the last 2 years, a total of $100,000 in prizes have been awarded.

From Sao Paolo to Shanghai, Venture Days have been bringing together quality deal flow, innovative companies and the IE Alumni network of over 45,000 students and entrepreneurs and investors from the local ecosystems.

Recent participating Venture Day companies have included: Microsoft, Santander, Pearson, Ooredoo, Silatech, DBS Bank, Facebook, Google, Wayra, Beta-I, Endeavor Miami and Colombia Startup.

Speakers


Managing Director Venture Lab
IE Business School

Middle East People & Change Leader
PWC

Global Transfer Pricing Service Line
EY

Wamda Capital
Founder of Aramex / Executive Chairman

Executive General Director Saudi Arabia, Central Asia & Caucasus
Zara & Inditex

Incubation Manager
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority

Co-founder
Brilliant Lab

Founder
Imtiaz Middle East

Co-Founder & COO
Altibbi.com

CEO & Co-founder
Guiddoo

Venture Partner, MENA
500 Startups

Telecommunications Industry expert

Managing Partner
Middle East Venture Partners

Managing Partner
Wamda Capital

Agenda

Welcoming & Registration
11:30  -  12:15
Introduction to Venture Day
12:15  -  12:30
Speakers:
Paris de L´Etraz . Managing Director Venture Lab . IE Business School .
Fireside Chat with Fadi Ghandour
12:30  -  13:15
Speakers:
Fadi Ghandour. Wamda Capital. Founder of Aramex / Executive Chairman.
Current Trends and Challenges in Fashion Retail
13:15  -  13:45
Speakers:
Yassine Sibari . Executive General Director Saudi Arabia, Central Asia & Caucasus. Zara & Inditex.
Lunch
13:45  -  15:15
How to become an investable entity in MENA? Moderated by Paris de L´Etraz
15:15  -  16:00
Speakers:
Paris de L´Etraz . Managing Director Venture Lab . IE Business School .
Rakan Al Eidi . Venture Partner, MENA. 500 Startups.
Ihsan Jawad . Managing Partner. Middle East Venture Partners.
Khaled Talhouni. Managing Partner . Wamda Capital .
Startup Pitch Competition - Part I
16:00  -  16:30
Speakers:
Sirine Fadoul. Incubation Manager. Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority.
Neda Aldihany. Co-founder . Brilliant Lab.
Dana Shadad. Founder. Imtiaz Middle East.
Hussein Abdelkarim. Co-Founder & COO. Altibbi.com.
Vineet Budki . CEO & Co-founder. Guiddoo.
Creating value in MENA - Can your idea create financial and overall value in the market?
16:30  -  16:45
Speakers:
Yousef Hamidaddin. CEO. Oasis 500.
Startup Pitch Competition Part II
16:45  -  17:30
Speakers:
Sirine Fadoul. Incubation Manager. Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority.
Dana Shadad. Founder. Imtiaz Middle East.
Neda Aldihany. Co-founder . Brilliant Lab.
Hussein Abdelkarim. Co-Founder & COO. Altibbi.com.
Vineet Budki . CEO & Co-founder. Guiddoo.
Coffee Break
17:30  -  17:45
Innovation and Technology for Small and Medium sized enterprises
17:45  -  18:15
Speakers:
Abdelhameed Sharara. Founder . RiseUp .
Vineet Budki . CEO & Co-founder. Guiddoo.
Jorge Carrasco. Telecommunications Industry expert.
Closing Remarks
18:15  -  18:30
Speakers:
Paris de L´Etraz . Managing Director Venture Lab . IE Business School .
IE Alumni Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony
20:30  -  23:30

Finalists

These are some of our finalists who will be presenting their ideas at Venture Day Dubai.

 

                                 

 

 

Venue

Join us at DUBAI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Dubai - United Arab

Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony

We are having a formal Gala Dinner at 8.30pm in a unique ambiance for networking with the finalists and our Alumni.  This Gala is for the Venture Day attendees and the finalists from the event where the 3 winners from the pitching competition will be announced. The event will be held in Sheraton Hotel Dubai Creek.

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Where to find us

IE Dubai Center - Emirates Financial Towers, North Tower , DIFC

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