‘Follow the Leaders’ conference which took place in Bahrain, brought together 400 international entrepreneurs, angel investors, VCs, business leaders, decisions makers, and incubators, to promote the entrepreneurial spirit and exchange on new solutions to support entrepreneur locally and internationally.
The conference was organized by Thinkers & Doers in partnership with the Bahrain Economic Development Board and TAMKEEN. It took place on March 6 at the Shaikh Ebrahim Center for Culture and Research.
Thinkers & Doers is an international network that brings together and connects international leaders, those who innovate and create solutions to meet the world’s most challenges.
Attendees included Alexandre Zapolsky (CEO & cofounder, Linagora, France), Mona Ataya (founder & CEO, Mumzworld, UAE), Ricardo Karam (founder and executive chairman, Takreem), Christian Kamayou, (My African Start UP - Ivory Coast), Walid Faza (partner Wamda Capital, UAE), Ritesh Tialani (founder of Enhance - UAE).
This international conference celebrated Bahrain’s leading role in the promotion and development of startups in the Gulf and around the world. With its business-oriented environment, Bahrain represents an ideal startup hub for entrepreneurs and investors looking to expand their impact.
Thinkers & Doers’ president Amandine Lepoutre said: “It is a true honor for us to be here again, in Bahrain today. We are all very happy to see the great success of the event, with all the startups and investors, who have attended the event, and to witness what the booming ecosystems in the region have accomplished.”