The Arab Innovation Academy (AIA) program, organized by Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) and the European Innovation Academy (EIA), is currently taking place in the Middle East for the first time. The 10-day program is a boot-camp for more than 100 students from universities in Qatar and the Arab world, using hands-on methods to teach them the process of creating a tech startup company, and providing them with insight and guidance from world-class international mentors and investors.
We invite you to a Triple Treat from QSTP on January 11, 2018, 1pm onwards at QSTP South Podium, to experience what the Arab Innovation Academy is all about.
Interested? Register Now!
ONE: Grand Pitching of the Arab Innovation Academy (1pm - 2.30pm)
Participating entrepreneurs will live-pitch their startup ideas to investors and experts from around the world.
TWO: QSTP technovate (2.30pm - 3.30pm)
Join us for a special edition of QSTP technovate, with the topic ‘Investing in MENA’s Tech Startups’. Guest speakers will be:
Co-founder & Managing Director – Alchemist Accelerator
Alchemist Accelerator is one of the leading venture-backed Silicon Valley accelerators dedicated completely to enterprise startups. Since its founding in 2012, Alchemist has graduated over 150 startups, with more than half moving on to raise VC investments.
Managing Director – 212
212 Limited is a Turkey-based venture capital firm specializing in early-to-mid venture investments. The firm focuses on investments in internet, communication, and technology companies with a focus on software, social gaming, eCommerce, mobile, social media and the cloud. 212 invests in Turkey, CEE region, and Middle East countries.
THREE: Arab Innovation Academy Closing Gala (3.30pm onwards)
Celebrate the success of the AIA as we end the day with a Closing Gala, featuring the ‘Doha Jazz’ band, and giving you the chance to network with the participants, mentors, investors, and other attendees.