Submit your startup to the Startup Battle competition for a chance to pitch on stage at the Arabnet Kuwait!
Submitting Your Startup
Startup must be less than 2 years old
Startup must have less than 30 employees
Startup must have less than $2M in investment
Startup must be functional before the deadline of the competition
Startup must be a web or mobile application
Hashim BehbehaniCo-founder, Coded
Neda AldihanyFounder and General Manager, BrilliantLab
Alvaro AbellaExecutive Director - Private Equity, Gulf Capital
Christos MastorasFounder & Managing Partner, Iliad Partners
Fawaz Y. AlobaidCo-Founder & Managing Partner, Seeds Partners
Khalid AltawilFounder, Al-Elm
Rashid SultanFounder and Managing Partner, Savour Ventures
Todd O'BrianCEO, SBC Smart Cities Dubai
Talal Al-AjeelFounding Director, Erada Business Incubator
Ambar AmlehCo-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Ibtikar Fund
Finalists will be announced: 23 September
Take part in the Startup Battle
Please be patient; take your time filling in the form and follow the guidelines to ensure a complete submission. Incomplete submissions may not be approved.
Submitting your startup should take a minimum of 20 minutes.
Start your application here. You can find more information on how to apply here: (عربي – English)
- Receive 2 free passes for the full event.
- Present their startup for 5 minutes at the Arabnet Kuwait Conference. [Finalists will be given several rounds of guided training and feedback on their presentation for the Conference]
- A table top at the TechFair during the Forum Days
- Being part of Arabnet Alumni Club and benefiting from all its offerings
- Receive 2 free passes for the Conference.
- A table top at the TechFair during the Forum Days.
Acceleration scholarship in Silicon Valley
In-kind prizes from partners
Registering to Attend the Conference
Upon approval, you will receive an email titled "Your Startup Battle 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.
Only Startup Battle and Ideathon applicants will be eligible for the Entrepreneur rate.
Winners will be announced during the closing ceremony on the 9th of October.
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ArabNet Kuwait 2017 Winners
1st Place:Festivity - Events Made Easy, Festivity is an online destination delivering event and gathering services within a click away.
2nd Place:Nabta Health - The first dedicated platform for women's health in the Middle East and North Africa.