StartSmart Conference and exhibition aims to encourage, motivate, and provide direction for local entrepreneurs.
Startup Investment Forum (SIF) | March 5-7
Startup Investment Forum (SIF) is a three-day exhibition aimed at providing startups and small businesses around the globe the opportunity to expand their businesses to the Saudi market and meet investors.
The program includes:
- An exhibition for more than 60 international startup coming from different parts of the world, such as United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey, Poland and Greece among others; in addition to 27 innovative Saudi Startups from MITEF Saudi.
- Workshops delivered by leading executives from Prince Mohammad bin Salman College Business and Entrepreneurship
- Elevator pitch to key investors lead by Saudi Venture Capital
- Business meetings with investors and networking opportunities
StartSmart Conference | March 7, 4:00 – 8:30pm
StartSmart Conference is a one-day conference that inspires, connects, coaches, and informs entrepreneurs to succeed faster and smarter. It is a place where all entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalist firms, students, business organizations and high leadership and executives from private and government sectors meet and engage.
The Conference this year will include an exciting agenda including 13 local and international speakers from prestigious universities and organizations like MIT, Imperial College, George Mason University, Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), Mohammad Bin Salman College (MBSC), King Abdullah University for Science and Technology (KAUST), Monshaat and more; two panel discussions exploring investment portfolios in international startups and foreign investment in local startups; local and regional successful case studies; exhibition where 65 Startups will showcase their projects to potential investors; and educational workshops for startups.
In addition to all of this, the winners of the 4th MITEF Saudi Startup Competition will be announced!