German-Saudi Startup Competition
After the successful first round in Riyadh and second round in Bahrain, this year’s Completion will take place in Jeddah. The competition is open for Saudi & Bahraini startups founded in 2015 or later, in the fields of Healthcare and IoT.
The ten best startups will get the opportunity to pitch their business ideas in July in front of the members of the local German Business Community and a high-ranked jury including the German Ambassador, H.E. Jörg Ranau, GESALO Delegate Oliver Oehms, leading local entrepreneurs, investors, sponsors and partners like Siemens Healthineers, Lufthansa, SAP, DETASAD, Alexander & Partner, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, BMW, and Star Printing Company.
The winners of this year’s competition will win a one week trip to Germany to participate in the Start!up Germany Tour 2019. As a particular highlight, the startups will get the chance to attend and participate at the Founders Festival “Bits&Pretzels”. During the visit, the winners will also get a chance to experience the vibrant startup ecosystem in Munich, as well as meetings with successful German founders, investors, and experts.
The deadline to apply is June 13, 2019