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2022 Tentative Agenda




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    February 23, 2022
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    9:30 am
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Opening of Main Stage

Welcoming attendees to Step 2022, and talking about Step latest projects and upcoming plans

  • 9:30 am
  • 9:45 am
  • Main Stage

Welcoming attendees to Step 2022, and talking about Step latest projects and upcoming plans

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    February 23, 2022
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    10:00 am
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Opening of Digital Track

Welcoming attendees and opening the digital track with a brief about the day, and highlight topics that will be discussed.

  • 10:00 am
  • 10:10 am
  • Digital Stage

Welcoming attendees and opening the digital track with a brief about the day, and highlight topics that will be discussed.

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    February 23, 2022
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    10:00 am
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    Future Stage
  • Future

Opening of Future Track

Welcoming attendees and opening the future track with a brief about the day, and highlight topics that will be discussed.

  • 10:00 am
  • 10:10 am
  • Future Stage

Welcoming attendees and opening the future track with a brief about the day, and highlight topics that will be discussed.

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    February 23, 2022
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    10:00 am
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Reflections on a decade of MENA's startup ecosystem

Bringing in the regulators and key stakeholders that have been playing a major role in shaping up the startup ecosystem…

  • 10:00 am
  • 10:30 am
  • Main Stage

Bringing in the regulators and key stakeholders that have been playing a major role in shaping up the startup ecosystem over the past 10 years in the MENA region, to discuss changes and future projections.

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    February 24, 2022
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    10:00 am
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Opening of Day Two of Digital Track

  • 10:00 am
  • 10:10 am
  • Digital Stage

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    February 23, 2022
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    10:10 am
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    Future Stage
  • Future

Autonomous Vehicles and Data

The transportation system is on the verge of being completely revolutionized, autonomous vehicles offer an opportunity to transform the system…

  • 10:10 am
  • 10:40 am
  • Future Stage

The transportation system is on the verge of being completely revolutionized, autonomous vehicles offer an opportunity to transform the system into becoming more inclusive and accessible, and will have a direct impact on defining new regulations realated to energy and societal requirements.

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    February 24, 2022
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    10:10 am
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    Fintech Stage
  • Fintech

AI Promoting Efficiency in Startups

Talking about the adoption of AI and machine learning in making startups more efficient, the role of founders in implementing…

  • 10:10 am
  • 10:40 am
  • Fintech Stage

Talking about the adoption of AI and machine learning in making startups more efficient, the role of founders in implementing AI and how to empower employees to use it.

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    February 24, 2022
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    10:10 am
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Local IPOs vs. SPACs: Next Gen in MENA

Discussing the route to IPO in the MENA region, how founders need to calculate their exits and pick their options.…

  • 10:10 am
  • 10:40 am
  • Main Stage

Discussing the route to IPO in the MENA region, how founders need to calculate their exits and pick their options. Understanding the state of IPO market in the region, and why SPACs could be an option to consider. Laying down the pros and cons of both options and challenges to expect in the process.

  • Elie Habib Anghami
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    February 23, 2022
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    10:10 am
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Table Turn: Creators Economy and Brands

Creators becoming founders, and brands going after creators.

  • 10:10 am
  • 10:40 am
  • Digital Stage

Creators becoming founders, and brands going after creators.

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    February 24, 2022
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    10:10 am
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Optimising streaming services: Future Challenges of Increased Demand

With streaming and on demand content being the go to for most internet users, the demand is expected to stay…

  • 10:10 am
  • 10:40 am
  • Digital Stage

With streaming and on demand content being the go to for most internet users, the demand is expected to stay on the rise, and streaming services have a huge challenge to overcome, how and what's the ideal solution to fullfill this increased demand worldwide?

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    February 23, 2022
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    10:30 am
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    Main Stage
  • Start

World Class Interest in Emerging Markets

Global investors have been showing great interest in emerging market startups. Currently, most VCs refer to markets like MENA as…

  • 10:30 am
  • 11:05 am
  • Main Stage

Global investors have been showing great interest in emerging market startups. Currently, most VCs refer to markets like MENA as ‘emerging’ but some experts project that it will become the dominant source of investment flows. Talking about the advantages that emerging markets have over other markets, important factors to consider when investing in certain countries and challenges.

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    February 23, 2022
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    10:40 am
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    Future Stage
  • Future

Electric Vehicles: Infrastructure and Talent

Building charging stations, and having an electricity grid that can support the additional demand for electricity as the Electric Vehicle…

  • 10:40 am
  • 11:10 am
  • Future Stage

Building charging stations, and having an electricity grid that can support the additional demand for electricity as the Electric Vehicle adoption increases, is a whole conversation in the automotive industry. Mechanics talent

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    February 24, 2022
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    10:40 am
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    Fintech Stage
  • Fintech

Partner Session

  • 10:40 am
  • 11:25 am
  • Fintech Stage

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    February 24, 2022
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    10:40 am
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Bootstrapping vs. Fundraising

 Bringing founders that fundraised and VCs to debate against founders that bootstrapped, and discuss honest opinions about bootstrapping vs fundraising.…

  • 10:40 am
  • 11:25 am
  • Main Stage

 Bringing founders that fundraised and VCs to debate against founders that bootstrapped, and discuss honest opinions about bootstrapping vs fundraising. Why and why not? When and when not?

  • Chaymae Samir madebysunday.com
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    February 23, 2022
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    10:40 am
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Advertising your Way Through

With a lot more privacy concerns, what are advertisers doing to break through their users' data and tailor to the…

  • 10:40 am
  • 11:10 am
  • Digital Stage

With a lot more privacy concerns, what are advertisers doing to break through their users' data and tailor to the right audience? How advertisers working around the new web?

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    February 24, 2022
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    10:40 am
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Gambling on E-sports

Market size and potential integrations

  • 10:40 am
  • 11:25 am
  • Digital Stage

Market size and potential integrations

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    February 23, 2022
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    11:10 am
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    Future Stage
  • Future

Partner Session

  • 11:10 am
  • 11:30 am
  • Future Stage

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    February 23, 2022
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    11:10 am
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Partner Session

  • 11:10 am
  • 11:40 am
  • Digital Stage

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    February 24, 2022
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    11:25 am
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    Fintech Stage
  • Fintech

Payments Revolutionizing Retail

Buy now pay later, peer-2-peer lending, and digital payments. All new and rising payment models are having a huge impact…

  • 11:25 am
  • 11:55 am
  • Fintech Stage

Buy now pay later, peer-2-peer lending, and digital payments. All new and rising payment models are having a huge impact on consumers' shopping behaviors, and pushing retailers outside their comfort zone. Discussing the changes that retailers have to adapt to and strategies on being proactive in their strategies.

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    February 24, 2022
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    11:25 am
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Partner Session

  • 11:25 am
  • 11:55 am
  • Digital Stage

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    February 23, 2022
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    11:30 am
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    Future Stage
  • Future

Artificial Intelligence: Base to every Growing Startup

The role of AI in setting stable grounds for any startup is important, and what's more important is knowing where…

  • 11:30 am
  • 12:00 am
  • Future Stage

The role of AI in setting stable grounds for any startup is important, and what's more important is knowing where to implement AI in your business and how to make the best use of the data generated. Discussing AI strategies to boost grown, scalability and success for startups.

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    February 23, 2022
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    11:30 am
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Opening of Wellness Track

Welcoming attendees and opening the wellness track with a brief about the day, and highlight topics that will be discussed.

  • 11:30 am
  • 11:40 am
  • Wellness Stage

Welcoming attendees and opening the wellness track with a brief about the day, and highlight topics that will be discussed.

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    February 24, 2022
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    11:30 am
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Opening of Wellness Track

Welcoming attendees and opening day two of the wellness track with a brief about the day, and highlight topics that…

  • 11:30 am
  • 11:40 am
  • Wellness Stage

Welcoming attendees and opening day two of the wellness track with a brief about the day, and highlight topics that will be discussed.

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    February 24, 2022
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    11:30 am
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Solopreneurship: Business Plan, Tools and Best Practices

  • 11:30 am
  • 12:00 am
  • Main Stage

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    February 23, 2022
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    11:40 am
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Grow Your Food

The rise of health awareness and healthy lifestyles increased the trend of growing one's own food, talking about tools, benefits,…

  • 11:40 am
  • 12:10 pm
  • Wellness Stage

The rise of health awareness and healthy lifestyles increased the trend of growing one's own food, talking about tools, benefits, and overall effect of home grown foods on the economy.

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    February 24, 2022
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    11:40 am
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Tech Enabled Mental Care

  • 11:40 am
  • 12:10 pm
  • Wellness Stage

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    February 23, 2022
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    11:40 am
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Social Audio: Fad or Fab?

Clubhouse, Twitter space, Facebook Audio, and other solutions came out during the pandemic and created a huge buzz, but not…

  • 11:40 am
  • 12:10 pm
  • Digital Stage

Clubhouse, Twitter space, Facebook Audio, and other solutions came out during the pandemic and created a huge buzz, but not for long; why? And how will social audio look like in the future because it's for sure here to stay, just not in the current model that's being followed?

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    February 24, 2022
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    11:55 am
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Monetizing Content

Audio and video consumption has been on the rise more than ever. How can creators monetise their content in the…

  • 11:55 am
  • 12:25 pm
  • Digital Stage

Audio and video consumption has been on the rise more than ever. How can creators monetise their content in the current media consumer culture?

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    February 23, 2022
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    12:00 pm
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    Future Stage
  • Future

Carbon Emission: MENA Future

Looking into the short term and long term solutions that can be implemented in the MENA region to reduce carbon…

  • 12:00 pm
  • 12:30 pm
  • Future Stage

Looking into the short term and long term solutions that can be implemented in the MENA region to reduce carbon emission.

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    February 24, 2022
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    12:00 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Partner Session

  • 12:00 pm
  • 12:30 pm
  • Main Stage

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    February 23, 2022
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    12:05 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Partner Session

  • 12:05 pm
  • 12:25 pm
  • Main Stage

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    February 23, 2022
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    12:10 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Femtech in Emerging Markets

Discussing the rising awareness of women's health in emerging markets, the sub-sectors, and the role technology is playing in promoting…

  • 12:10 pm
  • 12:20 pm
  • Wellness Stage

Discussing the rising awareness of women's health in emerging markets, the sub-sectors, and the role technology is playing in promoting women's wellness across all areas.

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    February 24, 2022
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    12:10 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

The Science Behind Breathwork

Deep breathing has been proven scienctifically to be an effective tool to reducing stress and keeping human beings in check…

  • 12:10 pm
  • 12:20 pm
  • Wellness Stage

Deep breathing has been proven scienctifically to be an effective tool to reducing stress and keeping human beings in check with their mental and physical states. The science of breathwork goes a long way and in this session we will reveal some of the most interesting findings.

  • Sharon Ghanime N/A
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    February 23, 2022
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    12:10 pm
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Podcasting Beyond the Mic

Podcasting may look like a trend, especially after the pandemic, but it really is more than that. Podcasting is about…

  • 12:10 pm
  • 12:40 pm
  • Digital Stage

Podcasting may look like a trend, especially after the pandemic, but it really is more than that. Podcasting is about establishing relationships that matter with guests and listeners and building communities. How to do that while still being able to monetize audio content?

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    February 23, 2022
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    12:20 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Mindfulness Practice

More info coming soon

  • 12:20 pm
  • 12:35 pm
  • Wellness Stage

More info coming soon

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    February 24, 2022
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    12:20 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Breathwork application

  • 12:20 pm
  • 12:35 pm
  • Wellness Stage

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    February 24, 2022
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    12:25 pm
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    Fintech Stage
  • Fintech

Open Banking: Promoting Financial Inclusion

Seeing the benefit of open banking is one thing and implementing it is another, there's a major struggle in implementing…

  • 12:25 pm
  • 12:45 pm
  • Fintech Stage

Seeing the benefit of open banking is one thing and implementing it is another, there's a major struggle in implementing the right strategies and developing the right products and services to access consumers data at low cost and in a way that's suited to the needs to consumers. Discussing solutions and regulations.

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    February 23, 2022
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    12:25 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Fundings and Valuations

It's always a question when a VC invests in a startup and increases it's valuation or when a startup fundraises…

  • 12:25 pm
  • 12:55 pm
  • Main Stage

It's always a question when a VC invests in a startup and increases it's valuation or when a startup fundraises based on a valuation claimed by its founders. How determining valuations should really work?

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    February 24, 2022
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    12:25 pm
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

It's not Data it's What's done with it

Data is great, but it won't work itself. Speaking with Data officers on the importance of collecting data and how…

  • 12:25 pm
  • 12:45 pm
  • Digital Stage

Data is great, but it won't work itself. Speaking with Data officers on the importance of collecting data and how to make the best use of it for the best of the brand. Transformation and Evolution.

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    February 23, 2022
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    12:30 pm
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    Future Stage
  • Future

The Present and Future of Metaverse

Job opportunities, play to earn and many more.

  • 12:30 pm
  • 1:00 pm
  • Future Stage

Job opportunities, play to earn and many more.

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    February 24, 2022
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    12:30 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Remote Management

Tech tools that support founders in managing remote teams and ensure productivity. What's needed? What's expected? And what are the…

  • 12:30 pm
  • 1:00 pm
  • Main Stage

Tech tools that support founders in managing remote teams and ensure productivity. What's needed? What's expected? And what are the ideal strategies to put together remote teams?

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    February 23, 2022
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    12:35 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Adoption of Wearables

How are stress and fitness tracking devices and apps changing our lives?

  • 12:35 pm
  • 1:00 pm
  • Wellness Stage

How are stress and fitness tracking devices and apps changing our lives?

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    February 24, 2022
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    12:35 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Mindful Eating

Talking about building the habit of home made meals and healthy diets outside of the mainstream diet concept.

  • 12:35 pm
  • 1:00 pm
  • Wellness Stage

Talking about building the habit of home made meals and healthy diets outside of the mainstream diet concept.

  • Rima Bazzi Rima Bazzi
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    February 23, 2022
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    12:40 pm
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Leaving a Mark on Consumers from Experience

The importance of experience for a brand to stand out and build a loyal community. Discussing types of experiences and…

  • 12:40 pm
  • 1:00 pm
  • Digital Stage

The importance of experience for a brand to stand out and build a loyal community. Discussing types of experiences and what strategies brands have to follow to attract the right consumers.

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    February 24, 2022
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    12:45 pm
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    Fintech Stage
  • Fintech

Partner Session

  • 12:45 pm
  • 1:00 pm
  • Fintech Stage

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    February 24, 2022
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    12:45 pm
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Building a Modern Brand

What does it take to build a modern brand matching the changing consumers tastes and catching on the ongoing trends.…

  • 12:45 pm
  • 1:10 pm
  • Digital Stage

What does it take to build a modern brand matching the changing consumers tastes and catching on the ongoing trends. Bringing Chief brand officers to the discussion.

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    February 24, 2022
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    2:00 pm
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    Future Stage
  • Future

Cybersecurity and Consumers' data protection

Discussing the evolution of security strategies, understanding advanced cyber attacks, and the solutions that are being offered for users' protection.

  • 2:00 pm
  • 2:45 pm
  • Future Stage

Discussing the evolution of security strategies, understanding advanced cyber attacks, and the solutions that are being offered for users' protection.

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    February 23, 2022
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    2:00 pm
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    Fintech Stage
  • Fintech

Crypto Regulation: Where do we Stand?

When technologies emerge it's a matter of trial and error with the early adopters in the space. Having a conversation…

  • 2:00 pm
  • 2:30 pm
  • Fintech Stage

When technologies emerge it's a matter of trial and error with the early adopters in the space. Having a conversation with the crypto leaders to discuss the challenges are facing with regulators to build a crypto friendly ecosystem.

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    February 23, 2022
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    2:00 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Venture Studios Closing Loopholes

Accelerators and incubators have an important role to play in the startup ecosystem, however they do not offer the solution…

  • 2:00 pm
  • 2:30 pm
  • Main Stage

Accelerators and incubators have an important role to play in the startup ecosystem, however they do not offer the solution for every challenge. Talking about the core role of Venture studios in the ecosystem and the true value that they add to the chain, their relationship with investors and more.

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    February 23, 2022
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    2:00 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Future of Virtual Fitness

Virtual fitness has been around for a while now and it has gained more popularity during the pandemic, from virtual…

  • 2:00 pm
  • 2:30 pm
  • Wellness Stage

Virtual fitness has been around for a while now and it has gained more popularity during the pandemic, from virtual cycling classes to yoga retreats, there's absolutely no excuse for not taking care of physical and mental health and staying fit and focused. What's the future of virtual fitness experiences?

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    February 24, 2022
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    2:00 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Work-Life Balance with Working from Home

  • 2:00 pm
  • 2:30 pm
  • Wellness Stage

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    February 24, 2022
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    2:00 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

B2B vs. B2C - How is cutting the middlemen playing for B2B businesses

  • 2:00 pm
  • 2:45 pm
  • Main Stage

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    February 24, 2022
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    2:00 pm
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

The Trend of Sustainability vs. the Action

Brands claiming sustainability without real application, how can a brand really be sustainable and what creative tools are needed to…

  • 2:00 pm
  • 2:45 pm
  • Digital Stage

Brands claiming sustainability without real application, how can a brand really be sustainable and what creative tools are needed to walk the talk.

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    February 23, 2022
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    2:05 pm
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Growing and Scaling Content Channels

From podcasting to Youtubing and running social channels, it's always a struggle bringing numbers up, what's the trick? How can…

  • 2:05 pm
  • 2:35 pm
  • Digital Stage

From podcasting to Youtubing and running social channels, it's always a struggle bringing numbers up, what's the trick? How can podcasters attract listeners, YouTubers get more views and Social Influencers get more following and engagement?

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    February 23, 2022
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    2:30 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Partner Session

  • 2:30 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • Main Stage

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    February 23, 2022
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    2:30 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Stretching Session

  • 2:30 pm
  • 2:50 pm
  • Wellness Stage

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    February 24, 2022
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    2:30 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Partner Session

  • 2:30 pm
  • 2:50 pm
  • Wellness Stage

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    February 23, 2022
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    2:35 pm
  •  
    Fintech Stage
  • Fintech

Local vs Global Trading Platforms

The advantage that local and regional trading platforms have over global players, and the future of trading in the MENA…

  • 2:35 pm
  • 2:55 pm
  • Fintech Stage

The advantage that local and regional trading platforms have over global players, and the future of trading in the MENA region.

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    February 23, 2022
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    2:40 pm
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Partner Session

  • 2:40 pm
  • 3:10 pm
  • Digital Stage

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    February 24, 2022
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    2:45 pm
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    Future Stage
  • Future

Proptech: Real Estate Dream

Real Estate has been the least tech driven industries globally, until protech solutions came into play. Talking about the advancements…

  • 2:45 pm
  • 3:15 pm
  • Future Stage

Real Estate has been the least tech driven industries globally, until protech solutions came into play. Talking about the advancements in the space including digital transaction systems, and the way investors are changing behaviors to show more interest in real estate.

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    February 24, 2022
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    2:45 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Successful fundraising

Talking about finding the right investment match, and what are the requirements to ensuring a successful fundraise and investor-founder relationship.

  • 2:45 pm
  • 3:15 pm
  • Main Stage

Talking about finding the right investment match, and what are the requirements to ensuring a successful fundraise and investor-founder relationship.

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    February 24, 2022
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    2:45 pm
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Creating Blockbusters: Viral Shows, Viral Content

  • 2:45 pm
  • 3:15 pm
  • Digital Stage

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    February 23, 2022
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    2:50 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

E-sports: Oil Worth Market

The gaming industry in the region has been on the rise since day one, and the rising interest and investment…

  • 2:50 pm
  • 3:20 pm
  • Main Stage

The gaming industry in the region has been on the rise since day one, and the rising interest and investment in local talent and games has been significant.Talking about the current state of e-sports in MENA and where it's headed globally.

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    February 23, 2022
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    2:50 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Mental Health for Founders

Sharing experiences and hearing solutions from experts.

  • 2:50 pm
  • 3:20 pm
  • Wellness Stage

Sharing experiences and hearing solutions from experts.

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    February 24, 2022
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    2:50 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Sleep: Power of Rest

Sleep is the most underrated action in our lives, over the past couple of years and with a rising awareness…

  • 2:50 pm
  • 3:20 pm
  • Wellness Stage

Sleep is the most underrated action in our lives, over the past couple of years and with a rising awareness of the importance of mental health, sleep proved to be one of the most effective actions one needs to consider in their routine more than anything else. Why? And what's the ideal strategy to keep a good sleep schedule while managing busy schedules?

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    February 23, 2022
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    2:55 pm
  •  
    Fintech Stage
  • Fintech

Partner Session

  • 2:55 pm
  • 3:25 pm
  • Fintech Stage

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    February 23, 2022
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    3:10 pm
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Digital Assets for Creatives: NFTs

The new era for creatives is here, how come no one has ever thought of NFTs as a solution to…

  • 3:10 pm
  • 3:40 pm
  • Digital Stage

The new era for creatives is here, how come no one has ever thought of NFTs as a solution to protecting artists' work? It's definitely a revolutionary era that we still know too little about, let's explore the horizon here.

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    February 24, 2022
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    3:15 pm
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    Future Stage
  • Future

Partner Session

  • 3:15 pm
  • 3:45 pm
  • Future Stage

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    February 24, 2022
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    3:15 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Cultures Feeding into Innovation

Startups are known to be the main players in driving innovation in economies, however we fail to understand that it…

  • 3:15 pm
  • 3:45 pm
  • Main Stage

Startups are known to be the main players in driving innovation in economies, however we fail to understand that it all goes back to internal cultures and workforce encouragement to keep on innovating, what are the mechanisms needed for that?

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    February 24, 2022
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    3:15 pm
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Partner Session

  • 3:15 pm
  • 3:45 pm
  • Digital Stage

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    February 23, 2022
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    3:20 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Creativity Calling for Diversity

Talking about diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and the importance of having a welcoming work and office culture to…

  • 3:20 pm
  • 3:40 pm
  • Wellness Stage

Talking about diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and the importance of having a welcoming work and office culture to bring the best out of people and for a better world.

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    February 24, 2022
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    3:20 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Fitness for the Mind

Conversations about mental health is becoming more natural, as they should, in our current days there's a lot of pressure…

  • 3:20 pm
  • 3:40 pm
  • Wellness Stage

Conversations about mental health is becoming more natural, as they should, in our current days there's a lot of pressure on every individual on so many levels. We will talk about the evolution on mental health history, and why every person should be okay with the idea of coaching, therapy, or even taking a mental health day from work.

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    February 23, 2022
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    3:20 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Saving the planet: Individual and Global Responsibility

Disucssing ideal and feasible solutions - Climate change, sustainability, etc..

  • 3:20 pm
  • 3:50 pm
  • Main Stage

Disucssing ideal and feasible solutions - Climate change, sustainability, etc..

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    February 23, 2022
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    3:25 pm
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    Fintech Stage
  • Fintech

Most Unexpected Cryptocurrencies in MENA

Uncovering the most invested in Crypto currencies in MENA, and the reasons behind it.

  • 3:25 pm
  • 3:45 pm
  • Fintech Stage

Uncovering the most invested in Crypto currencies in MENA, and the reasons behind it.

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    February 23, 2022
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    3:40 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Fighting Food Waste

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  • 4:10 pm
  • Wellness Stage

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    February 24, 2022
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    3:40 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Body Image Evolution

  • 3:40 pm
  • 4:10 pm
  • Wellness Stage

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    February 23, 2022
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    3:40 pm
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Artists' Role in Putting Brands on the Map

When artists and brands started to come together, real magic started. Diving into the long journey of collaborations and the…

  • 3:40 pm
  • 4:10 pm
  • Digital Stage

When artists and brands started to come together, real magic started. Diving into the long journey of collaborations and the strategy for brands to approach the right artists and vice versa.

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    February 24, 2022
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    3:45 pm
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    future Stage
  • Future

Renewables and Energy Transition

Moving away from oil and gas to renewable sources of energy has been a topic of discussion for a long…

  • 3:45 pm
  • 4:15 pm
  • future Stage

Moving away from oil and gas to renewable sources of energy has been a topic of discussion for a long time now, dispite acknowledging the fact it's still not clear how the transition is happening with the severe challenges faced to move to the next step. What to do about these challenges and what solutions are being adopted?

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    February 23, 2022
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    3:45 pm
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    Fintech Stage
  • Fintech

Building Trust in a Decentralised System

Is decentralisation the answer to cyberattacks? To what extent can our systems move to decentralised channels? And how will apps…

  • 3:45 pm
  • 4:15 pm
  • Fintech Stage

Is decentralisation the answer to cyberattacks? To what extent can our systems move to decentralised channels? And how will apps look like as we go?

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    February 24, 2022
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    3:45 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Global VCs Perspective to the Region

Bringing on global ventures capitalists to give their perspetive on the structure and the dos and donts of a growing…

  • 3:45 pm
  • 4:15 pm
  • Main Stage

Bringing on global ventures capitalists to give their perspetive on the structure and the dos and donts of a growing startups ecosystem. What are global VCs bringing to the table in the MENA market?

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    February 24, 2022
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    3:45 pm
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

E-commerce is Everyone's Game

big players vs local players - is there space for everyone?

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  • 4:15 pm
  • Digital Stage

big players vs local players - is there space for everyone?

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    February 23, 2022
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    3:50 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Travel Technology

Will another pandemic prevent people from traveling? What are potential solutions to prevent that from happening? What is the role…

  • 3:50 pm
  • 4:20 pm
  • Main Stage

Will another pandemic prevent people from traveling? What are potential solutions to prevent that from happening? What is the role of airlines and booking platforms? Tech solutions that can improve travel journeys.

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    February 23, 2022
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    4:10 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Closing of Wellness Track

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  • 4:15 pm
  • Wellness Stage

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    February 24, 2022
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    4:10 pm
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    Wellness Stage
  • Wellness

Closing of Wellness Track

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  • 4:15 pm
  • Wellness Stage

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    February 23, 2022
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    4:10 pm
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

New E-commerce Era for Fashion brands

Fashion is moving online, and many brands are emerging claiming they're better than any other. What are fashion brands really…

  • 4:10 pm
  • 4:40 pm
  • Digital Stage

Fashion is moving online, and many brands are emerging claiming they're better than any other. What are fashion brands really doing to prove they're the best in a world that's almost saturated with fashion e-commerce platforms?

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    February 24, 2022
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    4:15 pm
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    Future Stage
  • Future

Investing in Impact Startups to Boost Sustainability

Discussing the importance of investing in impact startups to produce solutions that only the new generation can solve around the…

  • 4:15 pm
  • 4:45 pm
  • Future Stage

Discussing the importance of investing in impact startups to produce solutions that only the new generation can solve around the world's problems including climate change, pollution and more.

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    February 23, 2022
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    4:15 pm
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    Fintech Stage
  • Fintech

Closing of Fintech Track

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  • 4:20 pm
  • Fintech Stage

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    February 24, 2022
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    4:15 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Building Communities

Building support systems for the startup ecosystem including startup founders, VCs and entrepreneurship support organizations.

  • 4:15 pm
  • 4:45 pm
  • Main Stage

Building support systems for the startup ecosystem including startup founders, VCs and entrepreneurship support organizations.

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    February 24, 2022
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    4:15 pm
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Creator economy Powered by Technology

Discussing the tools and technological solutions that are powering creators to produce, sell and monitor their businesses.

  • 4:15 pm
  • 4:45 pm
  • Digital Stage

Discussing the tools and technological solutions that are powering creators to produce, sell and monitor their businesses.

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    February 23, 2022
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    4:20 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Scaling and Growing beyond Funding

Understanding that expanding, scaling and growing is beyond just funding, its about assessing marketing and taking the right decision. Hearing…

  • 4:20 pm
  • 4:50 pm
  • Main Stage

Understanding that expanding, scaling and growing is beyond just funding, its about assessing marketing and taking the right decision. Hearing from startups that scaled and had to do it through trial and error.

  • Chaymae Samir madebysunday.com
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    February 23, 2022
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    4:40 pm
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Closing of Digital Track

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  • 4:45 pm
  • Digital Stage

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    February 24, 2022
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    4:45 pm
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    Future Stage
  • Future

Closing of Future Track

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  • 4:50 pm
  • Future Stage

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    February 24, 2022
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    4:45 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Pitch Competition announcement & ceremony

  • 4:45 pm
  • 5:00 pm
  • Main Stage

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    February 24, 2022
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    4:45 pm
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    Digital Stage
  • Digital

Closing of Digital Track

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  • 5:00 pm
  • Digital Stage

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    February 23, 2022
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    4:50 pm
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    Main Stage
  • Start

Closing of Main Stage

  • 4:50 pm
  • 4:55 pm
  • Main Stage

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    February 24, 2022
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    11:55 pm
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    Fintech Stage
  • Fintech

Institutional Adoption of Crypto

Institutions and corporations are yet to take a step into the craze of crypto and the revolutionized financial systems, the…

  • 11:55 pm
  • 12:25 pm
  • Fintech Stage

Institutions and corporations are yet to take a step into the craze of crypto and the revolutionized financial systems, the main concerns lay on security, regulation and access. Discussing how institutions can ride the crypto adoption.