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Event Date Tue Jun 15 +04 (4 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Jun 15 4:50am - Tue Jun 15 8:00am
Location Online
Region EMEA

Welcome to the online Unicorn Battle in the Middle East & Africa – part of the World Largest Startup Pitch Contest where famous international VCs and Business Angels meet extraordinary startups from all over the world!

As our statistics show: $296mln was received in funding by our WINNERS.

Famous VCs and Angel-Investors will join us to find the best deals for their portfolios, and so can you!

Whether you are an Investor looking for the future Unicorns to invest in, a Corporation looking for a solution that will ensure you outperforming the competitors or a Startup with outstanding solution-seeking funds for the next round – JOIN UNICORN BATTLE!

The event is widely broadcasted throughout the whole world via social media channels and our partner’s network. The audience of 125K people from 67 countries is watching us!

Our VC and Angels' community of 1000+ famous people are eagerly waiting for you pitching LIVE!

Pitching at the Unicorn Battle is absolutely FREE and is a great opportunity for you to:
- Meet personally famous venture funds, business angels and private investors;
- Acquire practical advice from experienced VC professionals;
- Expand your network and show yourself to the world
- Present your startup to the investment community.


2021 Speakers


Alexander Soroka
CEO and Founder, Startup.Network

Anil Joshi
Managing Partner, Unicorn India Ventures.

Roberto Croci
Managing Director, Microsoft for Startups MEA, Microsoft

Rico Pang
Managing Director at Sanctum Ventures

Steven Yung
Managing Partner, Glocal LLC

Zarmeen Pavri
Partner, SDGx Ventures

Dudi Klein
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, ALIVE Israel HealthTech Fund

Osayi Igharo
Managing Partner, RippleVC

Babatunde Ogunleye-Johnson
Partner, Le Bleu Ventures Ltd

Padmaja Ruparel
Co-founder of IAN, Founding Partner, IAN Fund

Tal Catran
Accelerators Guru, Startup Ecosystems Builder

Mohamed Okasha
Managing Partner, Disruptech Ventures

Shashank Randev
Founder VC, 100X.VC

Alon Blankstein
Managing Partner of Partners500 and Chairman of Insight Acoustics

Sanville Moses
CEO, Waymaker Venture SA

Thomas Abraham
Founder, T-Ventures & HR2Tech

Varis Sayed

Paul Smith
Managing Partner, QALA Partners

Jahanzaib Haroon
Associate Director – Innovation, Solutions & Ventures – KPMG Australia

Preeti Chaudhary
Founder LinkedInLocal India, Head of Investments, Partnerships & Alliances & Regional Venture Partner, based in India.

Yongama Skweyiya
Managing Partner, IsimoVest Venture Capital Partners

Tarek Taji
Managing Partner, 971 Capital, Head of Projects and Portfolio Manager at The Lab Holding LTD

Sergey Radchenko
Principal Partner, Quonota Investments Ltd.

Burak Günsev
Managing Partner, Boğaziçi (Bosphorus) Ventures, Managing Boğaziçi (Bosphorus) Venture Builder Studio

Manoj Kumar Agarwal
Managing Partner, SEAFUND

John Kojiro Moriwaka
Director of Startup Grind Fukuoka, Founder & CEO of Silicon Valley Ventures, Executive Vice President & CIO of Moriwaka Medical Co., Ltd

Nadeem Shaikh
Founder and Managing Partner, Neem Exponential

Arash Rezaei
Founder & CEO, StartX

Gary Fowler
The Deep Tech Unicorn Builder: Global AI and Quantum Serial CEO, President and Co-Founder of GSD Venture Studios

Sid Mewara
Managing Partner, M2 Capital Partners

Selcuk Ergin
Managing Partner at Boza Ventures

Subrata Patra
Managing Partner at Ideacapital Ventures

Dr. Jamal Al Akkad
CEO, TamkeenCSP, LLC, Dubai

Sanjay Bhatia
Managing Director, Alpen Capital

Dr. Ram Behin
Managing Director, London Capital

Igor Sheremet
CEO, Qooore Corp.

Nadav Attias
Managing Partner, Cukierman&Co Investment House

Basem Abu Dagga
Over Two Decades of International Experience in Investments and Operations across the MENA Region and Canada,

Bhavik Vasa
Founder of GetVantage, Angel Investor

Nir Manor
Partner at Sanpei Ventures, Retailtech Expert & Angel Investor

Mayuresh Raut
Managing Partner, SEA Fund

Saul Orbach
Founder and Managing Director, The Elul Funds

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners

• Network VC

• Silicon Valley


• Startup Grind
• Brinc
• StartX
• 100 Open Startups
• Edge 196
• Linkedin Local