Venue
Courtyard by Marriott Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, Al Shuhada Street Dasman 15463, Kuwait City, Kuwait

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Event Date Mon Oct 8 BST (about 3 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Oct 8 12:00am - Mon Oct 8 12:00am
Location Courtyard by Marriott Hotel
Al Shuhada Street Dasman 15463, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Region EMEA
Details

The forum will feature leading tech entrepreneurs to share their journey, the challenges they faced and lessons they learned, as well as the opportunities they still see in the market.

Topics

• Global Trends: What’s next for Tech Investors?
• Building an Innovative Economy in Kuwait
• VCs Perspectives: What it takes to close the funding round
• Successful Kuwaiti Entrepreneurs – Lessons Learned and Opportunities Ahead

Speakers

2018 Speaker

Abdullah Al Mutawa
CEO and Co-Founder, Carriage

Adrian Avendano
Founder, Global South Tech

Alex Perez-Fragero
‎Director - Strategic Partnerships, what3words

Alex Pitt
Co-Founder, Mustard Seeds

Bilal Mourad
Regional Media Director – MENA, Ipsos

Bulent Tekmen
Co-Founder, Colendi

Carlos Tibi
Founder and CEO, icflix

David Parker
Executive Director of Financial Services, Bahrain Economic Development Board

Dr. Samar M. Baqer
Assistant professor of Marketing, Consultant and Public Speaker, Kuwait University – College of Business Administration

Duha Shubair
Manager ‑ Advanced Technology, Ali AbdulWahab Al‑Mutawa Commercial

Elie Nasr
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, FOO

Fady Yacoub
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, HOF Capital

Gustavo Montero
Chairman of Agar Development, Former CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Switzerland

Hady Hajjar
Managing Director, HuManagement

Jake Thomas
Head of Agency Development - MENA, Snap Inc.

Jamie Qiu
Program Director, Startupbootcamp Fintech Dubai

Massimo Campello
Business Partner - Middle East, SupernovaeLabs

Matt Williamson
Global Head of FinTech, CoBa Global

Mohammad AlMunaikh
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ghinwa

Mohammad Roshdy
Head of Technology- Dubai Asset Management, Founder of FinTech Bazaar

Nader Bitar
Regional Deputy General Manager, MMP WorldWide

Omar AlOthman
Managing Partner, Prismic Media

Shaheen Alkhudhari
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ajar online

Tom MacDonald
Managing Consultant and Financial Services Practice head, Global Growth Markets

Ulugbek Yuldashev
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, awok.com

Wael Attili
Co-Founder and VP of Content, Kharabeesh

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Sponsors and Partners

PLATINUM SPONSOR
• Digital Media Services

BRONZE SPONSOR
• Wavemaker
• SME Law

ONLINE PARTNER
• mmp

OUTDOOR MEDIA PARTNER
• Effect

ASSOCIATION PARTNER
• IAA

ECOSYSTEM PARTNER
• Entrepreneur

ONLINE ADVERTISING PARTNER
• Buzzeff.tv

PR PARTNER
• asdaa

NEWSPAPER PARTNER
• Kuwaiti daily political policy
• Al seyasah
• Arab Times

MEDIA PARTNER
• ArabAd
• Bazaar
• Menabytes

SUPPORTING PARTNER
• TechWadi
• German Business Council Kuwait
• Injaz Kuwait