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MIT Enterprise Forum, Pan Arab Region invites you to their webinar

Hub71 MENA Growth Competition 2.0 Demo Day

About this webinar

Join MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab and Hub71 for the demo day of the second edition of 'Hub71 MENA Growth Competition powered by MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab' The competition is designed to invite MITEF Pan Arab alumni to apply and establish their businesses from Abu Dhabi, UAE.


The finalists of the Hub71 MENA Growth Competition 2.0 powered by MITEF Pan Arab are: (the names are listed in no particular order):

  • Praxilabs (Egypt) Edtech: PraxiLabs aims to provide equal opportunity for an enhanced STEM education for students everywhere by providing 3D interactive virtual simulations of science labs that are accessible, usable, and affordable for educational institutions and students alike.
  • Basma (Lebanon) Healthtech: Basma is a medical device company that is changing lives through better smiles. They re-imagine and reinvent the way orthodontic and restorative treatment is presented and delivered to thousands of people around the world through their network of Basma-trained doctors.
  • Trella (Egypt) Logistics: Trella is a technology platform that connects shippers to carriers in the widely fragmented freight industry with a mission to induce structure with a goal of improving efficiency throughout the entire supply chain.
  • Augmental (Lebanon) Edtech: Augmental adaptive learning provides complementary online tools to class curriculum and provides educators access to student progress enabling them to customize their learning material. Each student's learning is self-directed through an immersive experience according to their unique needs.
  • Singularity Computing (Algeria) Digital technology: Singularity Computing is an innovative company that develops and provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of computational modeling, computer-aided engineering (CAE), engineering simulation, high performance computing (HPC) and engineering intelligence (EI)™.
  • Tawazon (Palestine) Healthtech: Tawazon is the First Meditation, Mindfulness & Sleep App in Arabic worldwide. Tawazon seeks to improve the daily life of the Arab person & families by providing daily, short, and scientifically proven meditation sessions.
  • Nakheel (Bahrain) Agritech: Nakheel is building an IoT-based solution to enable the early detection of Red Palm Weevil in palm tree farms so that farmers can take early action and limit the spread of the weevil.
  • arabee (UAE) Edtech: ‘arabee’ is a multi-format Arabic language program for teaching Arabic to children aged 3-12 years. The program focuses on teaching all four skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. arabee caters to all types of learners, visual, auditory, kinaesthetic, reading and writing exercises.
  • Widebot (Egypt) Digital Technologies: WideBot is the first Arabic-focused bot builder platform that gives a tool to businesses in MENA to build smart chatbots without coding in a few minutes.
  • Mint Basil Market (Lebanon) Ecommerce: Mint Basil Market is on a mission to make healthy living easy and accessible to all. Mint Basil Market works with a community of health experts to curate unique content and a wide-collection of healthy and natural products, including food, natural beauty and cosmetics, and eco-friendly household cleaning products to help their customers make more informed purchasing decisions.

During the demo day, 10 finalists will get to pitch to a panel of judges who will evaluate and assess the startups' business models, growth plans, and their ability to expand right from the heart of Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The winners of the competition will benefit from Hub71's incentive program which includes subsidized living, medical insurance, office space, and direct access to mentors, investors, and major stakeholders.

The competition has proven to be a great way for startups to grow. Last year's winners come from Tunisia, Jordan, and Egypt.

Join us today!

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About Hub71

Hub71, named after the UAE’s formation in 1971, is a tech ecosystem located in the heart of Abu Dhabi that brings together several key elements for startup success: access to capital, access to market opportunities, and a favorable business environment. Backed by Mubadala Investment Company – its growing international tech community of tech giants, venture capitalists, tech ecosystem players, and global startups can expect to benefit from an interconnected global network. Alongside strategic partners Microsoft, SoftBank Vision Fund, and Abu Dhabi Global Market; Hub71 is creating the optimal environment for transformative tech companies looking to maximize success, produce outstanding tech innovations, and scale globally. For the greater social and economic good of Abu Dhabi, Hub71 is a flagship initiative of the Dh50 billion economic accelerator program ‘Ghadan 21’, which means ‘tomorrow’ in Arabic. For more information visit www.hub71.com and follow us on @Hub71AD #Hub71.


About MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab:

MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Pan Arab is part of a global network of chapters dedicated to the promotion of entrepreneurship and innovation worldwide. We inform, connect, and coach early-stage technology entrepreneurs—enabling them to rapidly transform ideas into world-changing companies. Founded in 2005 with the goal of promoting and enriching the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the Arab World, we aim to celebrate and support all potential startups and entrepreneurs in the Pan Arab Region through our programs.


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