What are you looking for?

StartSmart 2016

StartSmart Saudi Conference

A program under MIT Enterprise Forum Global, StartSmart Saudi Conference aims to encourage, motivate, and provide direction for local entrepreneurs to come up with successful social and commercial ideas and projects. This is done through a number of workshops and rich programs that are directly related to technology and innovation. The Conference will help enrich the entrepreneurs’ practical experience and add to their know-how, thus helping them take their project to advanced stages.

ionicons-v5-e
16 January 2016
ionicons-v5-j
Dar Hussein Jameel, Jeddah
Speakers

Local and international experienced speakers, discussing the opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurship, technology, and digital innovation

Winners

Announcing the 9 winning team, 3 from each tracks at the MITEF Startup Competition.

Saudi Valley

An open platform for visitors and contestant to present ideas, startups & social entrepreneurship.

Agenda

Time (PM)
Topic
Speaker
Time (PM)
5:00 - 5:10
Topic
Welcome Address
Speaker
Time (PM)
5:30-5:50
Topic
Local Entrepreneur Case Study: “The Story of NaviBees”
SpeakerSaleh Basalamah
CEO of NaviBees
Time (PM)
5:10-5:30
Topic
Trends: “2015 Ten Breakthrough Technologies”
SpeakerKathleen Kennedy
President of the MIT Enterprise Forum
Time (PM)
5:50-6:10
Topic
Regional Entrepreneur Case Study: “How to Build the Fastest Growing Technology Company in the Middle East”
SpeakerMudassir Sheikha
Co-founder and Managing Director at Careem
Time (PM)
6:10 - 6:25
Topic
Toyota Session: Are You a Hybrid?
SpeakerMohamed Archi Khan
Chief Marketing Officer, Toyota KSA
Time (PM)
6:25 - 6:45
Topic
Panel: “Enabling Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Perspectives from Multiple Stakeholders”
SpeakerModerator: Omar AlMadhi - Managing Director & Board Member of the Abdul Latif Jameel ; Mohamed Archi Khan - Chief Marketing Officer, Toyota KSA; Dr. Nabel Abdul Qadir Koshak - Vice President for Business & Innovation, Umm Al-Qura University (UQU); Tuba Terekli - CEO, Qotuf Al Riyadah Co; Dr. Amr Awadallah - Co-Founder and CEO, Cloud Era; Abdullah Alyousef - CEO & Co-Founder of Tam Development LLC;
Time (PM)
6:45 - 7:05
Topic
Market View: “50 Smartest Companies”
SpeakerAntoinette Matthews
Executive Director of MIT Enterprise Forum
Time (PM)
7:05 - 7:25
Topic
Panel: 3 of the Pitch Entrepreneurs
SpeakerKathleen Kennedy
President of the MIT Enterprise Forum
Time (PM)
7:25 - 7:40
Topic
Keynote: “Toward a New Saudi Economic Future”
SpeakerHE Eng. ABDULLATIF A. AL-OTHMAN
Governor and Chairman of the Board of Directors, SAGIA
Time (PM)
7:40-8:10
Topic
Announcing the winners at the MITEF Startup Competition
SpeakerHonoring Partners, Judges, and Guides
Time (PM)
8:10-9:10
Topic
Saudi Valley Projects and Ideas
Speaker
This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Cookie Policy