Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Kingdom StartUp Summit 2017

Small businesses account for the majority of net new job creation in any country. The Small Business and Technology Development is nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit. This Business Kingdom Start-up summit is one of the most highly regarded and valued summit will be helping people who are thinking about starting a business in Middle east.

Event Highlights

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Workshops

8 workshops that will provide you with the tools and knowledge necessary to go from zero to shared services on time.

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Elevator pitch

4 hours of Elevator pitch to showcase your product, idea or project is worth investing in by explaining such things as the features, benefits and cost savings

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World Cafe

6 hours of both structured and unstructured built in networking time providing you ample time to get to know your HR SSO peers and familiarize yourself with the latest industry solutions.

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Plenary Session

16 hours of in-depth content from HR leaders just like you who have already leveraged the shared services model to deliver fast, measurable business results.

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Headline Tracks

  • Corporate Track
  • Student Track

Who will you meet?

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Investors
  • Venture capitalists
  • Media personnel
  • Inventors
  • Students

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Splits

  • Plenary & Panels
  • Work Shops
  • Student workshop
  • World Café
  • Elevator Pitch

Why Kingdom startups in Saudi Arabia?

The Saudi Arabian government has clearly stated that the country is moving towards a strong economy which does not depend on the sale of crude oil.
What are the advantages that the Saudi Arabian government will have with the increase in the number of startups in the Saudi Arabia?
  • It will strengthen the economy of Saudi Arabia and it is a part of the vision of the state
  • Increase in the number of jobs
  • Increase in employment.(Unemployment% increased to 5.70%) in 2016

Vendor Categories

Sponsor Benefits

  • Attend workshops led by successful entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders in their respective industries
  • Learn how to come up with innovative ideas, build a strong team, raise capital for your nonprofit or venture, execute a business strategy, or work in the developing world.
  • Discuss your venture, project, or idea with an accomplished pool of mentors from different areas of expertise including business, design, social entrepreneurship, engineering, law, and more.
  • Attend a free networking lunch and visit the Exhibitor Fair - where you can find a job, co-founder and/or network with representatives of accelerators and incubators in the Metro Phoenix area
  • Network with other ambitious students from different backgrounds throughout the day and discuss solutions to local, national and global problems.
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Speakers

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Partners

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Workshops

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Sessions

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Delegates

Delegate Profile

Delegate Benefits

  • Attend workshops led by successful entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders in their respective industries
  • Learn how to come up with innovative ideas, build a strong team, raise capital for your nonprofit or venture, execute a business strategy, or work in the developing world.
  • Discuss your venture, project, or idea with an accomplished pool of mentors from different areas of expertise including business, design, social entrepreneurship, engineering, law, and more.
  • Attend a free networking lunch and visit the Exhibitor Fair - where you can find a job, co-founder and/or network with representatives of accelerators and incubators in the Metro Phoenix area
  • Network with other ambitious students from different backgrounds throughout the day and discuss solutions to local, national and global problems.

Envisioned Speakers

Tristan Walker

Vice President for Innovation and Economic Development

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Saudi Arabia

Nicola Bettio

Director, KAUST Innovation Fund

Saudi Arabia

Alaa Alhashem CDir

Head of Investment at Malaz Capital

Saudi Arabia

Tuba Terekli

CEO at WAQF IQRAA

Saudi Arabia

Confirmed Speakers

Baybars Altuntas

Chairman

World Business Angels Investment Forum

James Stull

Partner at King & Spalding LLP

UAE

Benno Groosman

CEO & Co – Founder in Surge-on Medical BV

Serial entrepreneur Medtech - startup coach Netherland

Hiba Alajeeb

Venture Capital Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Center

Saudi Arabia

Trey Goede

Venture Capitalist/Entrepreneur Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Center

Saudi Arabia

Ivo Detelinov

Head of Private Equity Funds at Riyad Capital

Saudi Arabia

Matt Kuppers

CEO at Startup Manufactory

London

Future Events

18th - 19th

October 2017

9th - 10th

November 2017

15th - 16th

November 2017

22nd - 23rd

November 2017

22nd - 23rd

November 2017

23rd - 24th

November 2017

26th - 27th

November 2017

26th - 27th

November 2017

7th - 8th

December 2017

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