Silicon Valley Demo Event
Silicon Valley Demo Event in Partnership with MIT EF Pan Arab
Is your startup ready to step into the fast-paced world of tech-driven innovation? Does your startup have what it takes to dominate international markets? And are you ready to meet with the top executives, and industry experts leading some of the biggest multinational companies from around the world?
If yes, then join MENACatalyst and MIT EF Pan Arab, two of the region’s leading organizations driving innovation and entrepreneurship, as they head to the world’s heart of technology and innovation, Silicon Valley. On October 2019, a host of Palestinian and regional startups will be selected to join this transformational program and gain the industry insights and know-how needed to scale to the US.
MIT EF Pan Arab has partnered up with MENACatalyst for the 5th edition of their signature Silicon Valley Program. The week-long acceleration program aims to not only inspire Palestinian and regional entrepreneurs but to provide them with the opportunities needed to scale globally.
The program features intensive training sessions aimed at providing startups with the insights and strategies needed to successfully scale to US markets, and Pitching Events featuring a host of mentors, industry experts, angel investors and even partners at venture capital firms from the likes of 500 Startups, Black Box, and Amadeus Capital.
From visits to the headquarters of Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Uber, just to name a few, startups gain the life-changing opportunity to reach out to some of the top executives dominating the tech world.
If your startup meets the following criteria, then apply now to get to the next level:
- Legally registered
- Already have sales and traction between 100K and 500K in yearly revenue.
- Have raised at least a seed investment.
- Have a working product based on Innovative Technology.
- Have a global presence or have a clear plan to grow and scale globally.
Getting Started Ghassan15:40 - 16:00Challenge participants registered on our website (http://www.menacatalyst.org/) and were accepted as semi finalists must head to the welcome desk on arrival for check-in. At the welcome desk, all participants will be provided with name badge and T-shirts that must be worn all times. GHssan
Drinks & Mingling16:00 - 16:15After the check in at the front entrance, all participants and guests are welcome to the main meeting area for mingling and to drink coffee to prepare for the eventful evening.
Setting the Tone for the Event16:15 - 16:45This session includes welcome speeches delivered by MENACatalyst Foundation, and keynote speeches delivered by guest speakers.
Speed Intros16:45 - 16:50It is time to get all participants involved. Everyone in the room is allowed 30 seconds to introduce themselves, tell where they are from and why they are at the event.
Pitch Presentations16:50 - 18:20Teams line up in order to make quick 5 minute pitching.