Labelled ‘Promising Saudi Startups’ by Forbes Middle East

‘Promising Saudi Startups’ is a term Forbes Middle East has associated with a number of KAUST startups this year.

Forbes Middle East recently published a list of startups they announced as The 50 Most Promising Saudi Startups featuring KAUST startups in the top 20. Leading the way is FalconViz at fifth place which is followed by Acadox (#8), Sadeem (#13), NOMADD (#16) and Visual Experience (#19).

Three of the mentioned companies are not new to being highlighted by the Forbes Middle East. Last year saw FalconViz, NOMADD and Visual Experience being highlighted as Entrepreneurs Shaping Saudi Arabia’s Future at an exclusive ceremony and gala dinner hosted by Forbes Middle East. 

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