PANELS & WEBINARS

November 2020

Demo Day Plan

with Ayman AlMawla, Hassan Khayal, Dhiren Harchandani, Derek Watson.

November 17, 2020 at 11.30 am GST Via Zoom

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In this webinar, you will learn from Startup Founders and Funders about their journey and challenges they faced from an idea to pilot stage and how they got funding for their startup. You will get key insights into what new founders must focus on for their Demo day.

October 2020

Raising a Seed Round

October 27, 2020 at 11.30 am GST Via Zoom

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This webinar explores steps taken by a Founder from idea to Startup stage, from within a regional and local Startup scene. Organized as a speaker session involving a successful founder, the webinar focuses on understanding the difference between a Startup and Business, including key insights into Startup trends that will shape the decade for aspiring Start-ups.

What's Next

October 25, 2020 at 11.30 am GST Via Zoom

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This webinar explores steps taken by a Founder from idea to Startup stage, from within a regional and local Startup scene. Organized as a speaker session involving a successful founder, the webinar focuses on understanding the difference between a Startup and Business, including key insights into Startup trends that will shape the decade for aspiring Start-ups.

Pitching Your Business

October 18, 2020 at 11.30 am GST Via Zoom

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This webinar examines Pitching and the audience’s role in a pitch design, from within a regional and local Startup scene. Organized as a panel discussion involving three successful founders, the webinar focuses on understanding what an investor looks for in a pitch, including key insights into the process of developing and refining pitches for aspiring Start-ups.

Sales and Marketing

October 11, 2020 at 11.30 am GST Via Zoom

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This webinar looks into what startups must consider for Sales and Marketing during the Pilot stage within a regional and local Startup scene. Organized as a panel discussion involving a Funder and 2 Entrepreneurs’ perspectives, the webinar focuses on challenges faced by founders, including key insights on developing a feasible sales & marketing strategy for aspiring Start-ups.

Market Focus and Assessing Value

October 5, 2020 at 3.00 pm GST Via Zoom

Importance of People and Teams within a

This webinar examines market sizing, segmentation, market opportunity and value proposition, from within a regional and local Startup scene. The webinar focuses on experiences that fulfil emotional and functional needs, including key insights into empathy-driven solutions based on people’s real needs.

Branding in the Startup World

October 4, 2020 at 11.30 am GST Via Zoom

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This webinar examines Branding from the perspective of an entrepreneur and an accelerator within a regional and local Startup scene. Organized as a panel discussion, the webinar focuses on aspects that will help enhance brand visibility, including key insights into branding do’s and don’ts for aspiring Start-ups.

September 2020

Go-To-Market Insights of an Investor and Entrepreneurs

September 27, 2020 at 11.30 am GST Via Zoom

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This webinar examines Go-To-Market from the perspective of an investor and 2 founders within the UAE’s ecosystem and broader regional Startup scene. Organized as a panel discussion, the webinar focuses on the right time to go to market, understanding what a founder needs and funding timelines, including key insights into actual experiences for aspiring Start-ups to learn from.

Importance of People and Teams within a Startup Environment

September 20, 2020 at 11.30 am GST Via Zoom

Importance of People and Teams within a

This webinar examines perspectives on what makes a successful Startup team, with focus on the regional and local Startup scene. Organized as a speaker session involving a successful founder, the webinar focuses on how Startups can find and build a right, strong and a cohesive team, including key insights into different startup roles and advice to aspiring Startup founders.

 The Relevance of a Product-Market Fit for a Startup Founder 

September 13, 2020 at 11.30 am GST Via Zoom

The Relevance of a Product-Market Fit

This webinar examines the Product-Market fit from Investor and Entrepreneur perspectives, from within a regional and local Startup scene. Organized as a panel discussion involving successful founders, the webinar focuses on meaning and importance of a Product-Market fit from ideation to prototype stage, including key insights and challenges faced.

Being a Founder

September 8, 2020 at 11.30 am GST Via Zoom

Being a Founder

This webinar examines a Startup founders’ journey within the UAE’s ecosystem and broader regional Startup scene. Organized as a panel discussion involving three successful founders, the webinar focuses on a Founder’s journey from ideation to piloting of a product / service, including key insights into challenges faced by these founders and funding opportunities available for aspiring Start-ups.

Bridging the gap between the Academics of Entrepreneurship and Real-world Business Realities

June 28, 2020 at 11 am GST Via Zoom

Bridging the gap between the Academics

During the webinar, we will be taking a high level look into what’s happening in the world of entrepreneurship and the start-up scene regionally and locally with a focus on key trends, insights, and opportunities for incubators and accelerators. This webinar should serve as a thought starter amongst stakeholders, and a way to inspire and engage the minds of those involved in the Innovation Lab.

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