Join the regional finale of the 1776 Challenge Cup to see startups from UAE, Amman, Cairo, Istanbul, Islamabad, Riyadh, and more compete to represent MENA at the Challenge Cup Global Finals in Washington, DC. On Thursday night, five winners will be chosen from the finale to attend the global Finals during a weeklong program in Washington, DC, . They will receive pitch-coaching, industry advice, and get connected with the right people to scale in their industries, as well as $175,000 in cash and over $1,000,000 in potential investments.The Challenge Cup is a worldwide tournament for the most promising, world-changing startups to win cash prizes, make international connections, and share their vision on a global stage. 1776 is a global incubator and seed fund helping startups transform industries that impact millions of lives every day: education, energy & sustainability, health, transportation and cities.
-Evan Burfield, 1776, Cofounder & Co-CEO
-Lian Vergeer-Langens, Philips, Senior Director, Brand and Communications
-Chris Schroeder, Venture Investor, and Author, Startup Rising
-Ruba Al Hassan, Global Youth Empowerment Movement, Cofounder & Chairman
-Saud Al Nowais, Embassy of the United Arab Emirates, Commercial Counselor
The dress code is casual. Register to attend here.