The first edition of the Arabian Tech Tour will take place on November 1-3, 2015 at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
While Tech Tours regularly organizes events across Europe, this time they're discovering a new region with high potential for tech. In partnership with KAUST, the event will guarantee access to key investors, industry VIPs and LPs from the MENA region.
What happens at the event?
The Arabian Tech Tour will showcase 25 emerging and 25 growth-stage technology companies from Europe and the GCC. Entrepreneurial companies will present their business to a delegation of 60 international and local investors as well as 100 regional VIPs. The event will also present 10 high-tech success stories.
The objectives of this discovery mission are to:
1. Identify the next wave of top privately held companies from the GCC.
2. Promote investment and partnership by introducing a delegation of international investors and top European entrepreneurs to the key players in this region.
Entrepreneurs will represent a wide geographic region, coming from Austria, Canada, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland and the US. They will have an unprecedented opportunity to meet 60+ international and regional VCs, CVCs and business angels. Please see the event's practical guide for more information regarding visas, hotel accommodation and venues.
For registration click here.