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9/10ths Startup Accelerator Showcase
June 5 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
KAUST Entrepreneurship Center invites members of the KAUST community to attend the 9/10ths Startup Accelerator Showcase taking place on June 5, 2016.
Attendees can listen to startups pitching from a variety of sectors and learn how they have benefited from KAUST’s accelerator program and its startup ecosystem.
9/10ths operates under the umbrella of the Ministry of Labors Directives, sponsored by Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF), operated by Takamol Holding a wholly owned private entity.
It has multiple initiatives like `Access to Finance`, `B2B Marketplace`, `Access to Markets` and the 9/10ths Startup Accelerator which is operated and delivered by KAUST Entrepreneurship Center. All of these initiatives have been developed to galvanize the private sector with a focus on job creation for young Saudi’s.
The 9/10ths Accelerator Program is the first of its kind where KAUST delivers its in-house developed accelerator program and expertise to early stage startups from around Saudi Arabia.
10:30 – 10:45 Opening & Welcome Remarks
10:45 – 11:00 9/10ths Program Introduction
11:00 – 11:15 Investing in Saudi Startups Keynote by Wamda Capital
11:15 – 12:15 Startups Pitching
12:15 – 12:30 Announcements
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch and Closing