Announcing Mix N' Mentor Jeddah on December 5!
This December, we'll be bringing Mix N' Mentor to Jeddah for the very first time - so get ready to discuss challenges, find solutions, and network with some of the regions' most experienced entrepreneurs and mentors.
- 11 Nov - ICT4ALL 2013 - Tunisia
- 11 Nov - AMIDEAST Arab Women's Entrepreneurship Project in Lebanon and Morocco
- 12 Nov - e-Innovate Day in Dubai
- 05 Nov - Middle East Start-up Forum in Dubai
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