Tech Entrepreneurship in the Middle East

Join us for a panel discussion with prominent Columbia Alumni and regional Tech-Entrepreneurs to learn about their first-hand experiences and challenges in growing their technology-based startup in the Middle East.

The event will be moderated by Omar Christidis, Founder & CEO, ArabNet, with opening remarks given by Prof. Safwan M. Masri, Executive Vice President for Global Centers and Global Development, and Senior Research Scholar at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). Panelist include:

Mohamad Ballout, Co-founder & CEO, Kitopi
Mona Ataya, Founder & CEO,
Jaideep Dhanoa, Co-founder & CEO, Circ
Mashal Waqar, Co-founder & COO, The Tempest

The panel aims to create an interactive educational experience and serve as a source of guidance for existing and aspiring entrepreneurs. 

Kindly RSVP to confirm your place. Should you no longer be able to make it, please update your availability as the event is capped at 100 participants.

Thank you in advance and we look forward to welcoming you soon!

October 21, 2019 at 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Capital Club

Gate Village Building 3 - Building #3
United Arab Emirates
Ashish Sharma Samia Seghouani Fares Hassanieh Amanda Carlson Ramzi Qannati Rizwan Sheikh Hisham Sherif Sameeha Khan Faris Gammoh Sara Scott Mohamed Manfalouti Tarek Alrumaim Sarah Ameen Apratim Mukherjee Evangelos Kaldelis Kyle Henderson Maqbool Saleem Majed An Sohail Khan Sami Kamel Atharv Naik Ruchi Dana Tarik Chelali Tariq Bin Hendi Ashley Green Yashwanth Narasimhan Zhila Shariat Wissam El Yamani Husain Alhashmi Hind talhouk Cynthia Habib Karthik Ayyagari Alexandros Yiagos Tamara Dabbas Arun Chulani Ahmad Al Batal Sumati Menda Rabih El Kalach Farah Thalji Behroze Chaudhry Macarena Taravilla Yasir Qadri Faisal Hasan mohamed oueida Khalifa Almarar Maryam Beyat Bhavna Mittal Sach Regmi
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