Meet Dubai’s Startup Battle Finalists
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.
Entrepreneur – Krystel Hoche, Country – UAE
Yo Neighbor! is your friendly renting app, that lets you share and rent items within your neighborhood.
Entrepreneur – Hassan J. Sauzai, Country – UAE
eZhire offers an efficient, convenient and elegant way to rent a car for everyone and at any time.
Entrepreneur – Richard Schrems, Country – KSA
PalmHr aims to redefine HR in Saudi Arabia, making HR Software an intuitive, human experience!
Entrepreneur – Hamza Abdurrahman, Country – 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.
Entrepreneur – Karan Deep, Country – 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.
Entrepreneur – Abdalla Odat, Country – Jordan
Automates social media customer service using AI without coding experience
Entrepreneur – Mohammed Rashid, Country – UAE
WaveX is a peer-to-peer renewable energy infrastructure financing & energy trading platform.
Entrepreneur – Suraj Talreja, Country – UAE
Reportcard is an intelligent student management system that harnesses machine learning to personalize education delivery.
Entrepreneur – Mohnnad, Country – KSA
Provides On-Demand Boat Rentals for Recreationalists and Tourists.
Meet the Runner-Ups
Entrepreneur – Oubai Al Hendi, Country – UAE
A social AR/VR ecommerce marketplace of personalized recommendations for products and offers
Entrepreneur – Craig McDonald, Country – UAE
Helping drivers find available parking spaces in real time.
Entrepreneur – Charles Wright, Country – 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.