Startup Demo and Ideathon Winners - ArabNet Kuwait 2016

ArabNet Team, Oct 10 2016

ArabNet’s signature competitions, the Startup Demo and Ideathon, have become some of the best platforms to find and support talented entrepreneurs early on in their quest for greatness, and give them exposure to help them reach the next business stage.

On October 4th and 5th, during ArabNet Kuwait; 6 hardworking entrepreneurs took the stage at the Startup Demo and presented their innovative products and services in front of a panel of renowned judges and a crowd of digital professionals. Then, 4 aspiring entrepreneurs with creative business ideas did the same for the Ideathon.

The Startup Demo winner received a free booth at the Digital Showcase during next year’s ArabNet Digital Summit in Dubai (May 2017) and the Ideathon winner earned a cash prize of $5,000 to help translate her/his idea into an up-and-coming startup.

The People’s Choice Award is based on your votes. You had the opportunity to choose your favorite Startup finalist and a favorite Demo finalist during ArabNet Kuwait.

… And the winners are:

Startup Demo Winners

1st Place: Meddy

Developed by Abdulla AlKhenji (Qatar), Meddy helps people find best doctors based on patient reviews and credentials.

2nd Place: SoukDesigner

Developed by Kamel Kabbani (Lebanon), SoukDesigner is an online platform that enables people to sell products in their personalized online store easily and economically.

3rd Place: Pricinity

Developed by Ahmad Al-Benali (Kuwait), Pricinity is a search engine for products, prices and stores throughout Kuwait and the region.

People’s Choice Award Winner: SoukDesigner

Ideathon Winner: My Spot

Developed by Jaffer Mohamad Mahdi (Kuwait), My Spot is a platform to connect people who need parking spaces to people who are willing to rent some out.

People’s Choice Award Winner: My Spot

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