[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”padding-2-percent” column_padding_position=”right” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” width=”1/2″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][image_with_animation image_url=”2893″ alignment=”” animation=”Fade In” box_shadow=”none” max_width=”100%”][/vc_column][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” width=”1/2″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_column_text]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!

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” top_padding=”32″ overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][divider line_type=”Full Width Line” line_thickness=”1″ divider_color=”default” custom_height=”32″][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”32″][vc_custom_heading text=”ONE: Grand Pitching of the Arab Innovation Academy (1pm – 2.30pm)” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”32″][vc_row_inner column_margin=”default” text_align=”left”][vc_column_inner column_padding=”padding-2-percent” column_padding_position=”right” background_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_column_text]Participating entrepreneurs will live-pitch their startup ideas to investors and experts from around the world.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” top_padding=”32″ bottom_padding=”32″ overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][divider line_type=”Full Width Line” line_thickness=”1″ divider_color=”default” custom_height=”32″][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”32″][vc_custom_heading text=”TWO: QSTP technovate (2.30pm – 3.30pm)” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Join us for a special edition of QSTP technovate, with the topic ‘Investing in MENA’s Tech Startups’. Guest speakers will be:[/vc_column_text][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”32″][vc_row_inner column_margin=”default” bottom_padding=”32″ text_align=”left”][vc_column_inner column_padding=”padding-2-percent” column_padding_position=”right” background_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/3″ column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][image_with_animation image_url=”2888″ alignment=”” animation=”Fade In” box_shadow=”none” max_width=”100%”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner column_padding=”padding-2-percent” column_padding_position=”right” background_color_opacity=”1″ width=”2/3″ column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_column_text]Ravi Belani
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.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner column_margin=”default” text_align=”left”][vc_column_inner column_padding=”padding-2-percent” column_padding_position=”right” background_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/3″ column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][image_with_animation image_url=”2889″ alignment=”” animation=”Fade In” box_shadow=”none” max_width=”100%”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner column_padding=”padding-2-percent” column_padding_position=”right” background_color_opacity=”1″ width=”2/3″ column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_column_text]Ali Karabey
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.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” top_padding=”32″ overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][divider line_type=”Full Width Line” line_thickness=”1″ divider_color=”default” custom_height=”32″][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”32″][vc_custom_heading text=”THREE: Arab Innovation Academy Closing Gala (3.30pm onwards)” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”32″][vc_row_inner column_margin=”default” text_align=”left”][vc_column_inner column_padding=”padding-2-percent” column_padding_position=”right” background_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_column_text]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.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]