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Forbes 30Under30 Entrepreneur Launches the First Digital Startup Accelerator in the Middle East
Dubai, UAE- December 11, 2016- In an effort to increase exposure of Middle East startups to global investors and resources, Mena Startup Ecosystem announced the launch of the first digital accelerator for the region.
The accelerator program begins with a full startup development boot camp covering ideation, product development, marketing, customer acquisition, and funding. The boot camp is followed by workshop keynotes from Lean Launchpad, Forbes list entrepreneurs, and key investors. The program concludes with a demo day where the top ten companies pitch in front of judges from across the region for top prizes.
“The future is digital, so startup ecosystems in emerging markets need to take advantage of that with programs like this one” says Christine Souffrant Ntim, “we launched digital accelerators for entrepreneurs of the Middle East and the diaspora to close the resource gap and diversify global startup success stories”.
The pilot accelerator program will launch on December 17-18, 2016 and will accept 100 startups.
About: Middle East Startup Ecosystem: Is the digital accelerator flagship program for the Middle East region under the global subsidiary- Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE). The network hosts the largest online 3 day digital accelerator program for entrepreneurs residing in or affiliated with the Middle East. The network also provides regional tech summits, ecosystem programs, boot camps, tours, and initiatives to accelerate innovation and connect local ecosystem stakeholders with international influencers under GSE sponsorship.
About: The Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE): hosts the largest 3-day digital accelerator program for startups across 7 global regions (Africa, America, Asia, Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East). GSE is a pioneer in hosting digital startup development programs and offers customized agendas for institutional entities such as universities, corporations and governments. GSE also offers startup hacking boot camps, tech summits and ecosystem development workshops in different countries around the world.
GSE Press Team