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Meet Dubai’s Startup Battle Finalists

ArabNet Team, Jan 23 2018

ArabNet’s Startup Battle is coming to Dubai on January 30th!

10 startups will get the chance to pitch their business models to a panel of judges and 3 winners will be announced during an awards ceremony at the end of the event.

The winning startups will be given the opportunity to travel to ArabNet’s Digital Summit in Dubai, and participate in the Startup Championship for a chance of receiving a prize of $20,000 cash, as well as a scholarship for acceleration in Silicon Valley.

The battle will take place at the In5 Innovation Center in Dubai Internet City. 

10 finalists have been elected this year to get on  stage and introduce their businesses – find them here! 

Meet the Finalists

One Clique Systems FZ-LLC
Entrepreneur – Ayman Badawi, Country – UAE
Cloud Based HR System tailored for SMEs and configured as per the Local laws with benefits.

Yo Neighbor!
Entrepreneur – Krystel Hoche, Country – UAE
Yo Neighbor! is your friendly renting app, that lets you share and rent items within your neighborhood.

eZhire Technologies
Entrepreneur – Hassan J. Sauzai, Country – UAE
eZhire offers an efficient, convenient and elegant way to rent a car for everyone and at any time.

PalmHR
Entrepreneur – Richard SchremsCountry – KSA
PalmHr aims to redefine HR in Saudi Arabia, making HR Software an intuitive, human experience!

KIWI
Entrepreneur – Hamza AbdurrahmanCountry – UAE
KIWI is a dynamic pricing app that allows restaurants to lower prices during off-peak hours and/or when they have excess prepared items nearing shelf life, to attract customers.

Wunba
Entrepreneur – Karan DeepCountry – UAE
Wunba is a trusted online community for people to list, discover and book consumer items for short term periods, providing everyone with an accessible and affordable lifestyle.

Sadeed
Entrepreneur – Abdalla Odat, Country – Jordan
Automates social media customer service using AI without coding experience

Wavex
Entrepreneur – Mohammed Rashid, Country – UAE
WaveX is a peer-to-peer renewable energy infrastructure financing & energy trading platform.

Reportcard Technologies
Entrepreneur – Suraj TalrejaCountry – UAE
Reportcard is an intelligent student management system that harnesses machine learning to personalize education delivery.

iBoat
Entrepreneur – MohnnadCountry – KSA
Provides On-Demand Boat Rentals for Recreationalists and Tourists.

Meet the Runner-Ups

twigBig
Entrepreneur – Oubai Al HendiCountry – UAE
A social AR/VR ecommerce marketplace of personalized recommendations for products and offers

YallaParking
Entrepreneur – Craig McDonald, Country – UAE
Helping drivers find available parking spaces in real time.

GEEM
Entrepreneur – Charles WrightCountry – UAE
GEEM helps elevate esports in the Middle East to a professional level, to raise awareness and to provide an arena for gamers to showcase their talent.

Interested in attending the Startup Battle in Dubai? Register here
Interested in taking part in Startup Battle Morocco? Register here by March 10th. 

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