Submit your idea to the Ideathon competition for a chance to pitch on stage at the Arabnet Riyadh!
Submitting Your Startup
The Idea has to be related to web and mobile
The Idea should not be a functional startup
Ehab Al KhairyCEO at ARCOM, Co-Founder at ERC Investment
Mohammed AlzubiManaging Partner, Nama Ventures
Dr. Hasan JabartiAngel Investor, Founder and CEO at Rumman Tech
Marwa ObeidInnovation Consultant and CEO, Kernel Innovation Co.
Dr. Hamza MoshrifSupervisor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Department, Taiba University
Hussain AlmarhoonGeneral & Managing Partner, Hala Ventures
Saleh AbbasMarketing and Outreach Manager, Flat6labs Bahrain
Tarek El KadyFounder & Chairman at The Mediterranean Business Angel Investment Network (Med Angels), Chairman of KD Group
Mustafa NabelsiCountry Director, Astrolabs KSA
Alice BosleyCo-Founder and Executive Director, Five One Labs
Kholoud Abdulrahman AlmohammadiAngel Investor, Community Chief at Impact46
Dr. Ahmed AjinaAcademic and a Board Member of Marketing Association
A panel of judges will review the submissions and shortlist the finalists for the competition. Judging will be based on the following criteria: value proposition, target market, competitive advantage, business model and innovation. Based on the results, 10 finalists and 5 runners-up will be chosen.
Deadline to apply: November 10
Finalists will be announced: November 14
Submitting Your Brilliant Idea!
Receive 1 free pass for the full event.
Present their idea for 2 minutes at Arabnet Riyadh. [Finalists will be given several rounds of guided training and feedback on their presentation for the conference]
Being part of Arabnet Alumni Club and benefiting from all its offerings
In the event that a finalist can't make it to the event, gets disqualified, or withdraws, the runners up will be contacted to replace finalists based on their order.
Registering to Attend the Conference
When you submit to the Ideathon competitions, your application gets processed by our team to make sure it’s complete and meets the eligibility criteria.
Upon approval, you will receive an email titled "Your Ideathon Submission Has Been Approved!", which contains a promo-code that looks like this: X3QHHKZLmJ0. The promo-code is valid for one use only.
Go to the registration page and enter the promo-code to receive the discounted Entrepreneur rate for the conference . Only Startup Battle and Ideathon applicants will be eligible for the Entrepreneur rate.
Ideathon Finalists pitch on stage at Arabnet Riyadh 2019 on December 10 and are required to be there one day in advance for the last round of pitch training at the Conference venue.
Winners will be announced during the closing ceremony on December 11
1st Place:Rado - It's an app used to read essentially CT and MRI images and give medical report about it by radiologist doctors
2nd Place:Meshwari - A platform that compiles all the prices of all the cab-hailing apps, which helps the customer to choose an app to book from.
3rd Place:Dada - An application that helps parents rent smart strollers anywhere they are.