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Program Update
July 8, 2021

Startup Roadshow Wired Demo Day 2021


4 Countries | 13 teams | $60,000 USD

Months after starting our program, the Startup Roadshow Wired Demo Day 2021 is here! More than 6,000 teams registered to join the Startup Roadshow this year. Teams participated in a boot camp, training which covered various business skills, 50 teams were selected for a 3 month incubator program, which included expert training, mentoring, meet the CEO sessions, founders cafe and direct business services worth $60,000! And here we are today, down to 13 teams on the final Demo Day, where the top 6 companies will receive cash prizes of $15,000 for first place, $10,000 for second place and $5,000 for third place winners.

Organized by Jusoor and SPARK, with the support of The Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), Startup Roadshow Wired supported entrepreneurs from Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, and Iraq over a nine month project reaching over 6,000 Syrian and host community entrepreneurs.

Our Keynote Speaker

Ronaldo Mouchawar is a Syrian-American entrepreneur and a pioneer of e-commerce in the MENA region.He co-founded Group and served as its CEO. He grew the company into the largest e- commerce retailer in the Arab world. Amazon acquired for USD $580 million in 2017. Mouchawar currently serves as the Vice President of Amazon MENA, spearheading the business across the region and guided by four principles: customer obsession, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking.

Our Program

MC, Racha Ghamlouch: Innovation & Business Adviser, Community Builder

Amman Time 5:00 pm

Welcome Keynotes Ronaldo Mouchawar, CEO - & VP MENA - Amazon.

Ahmad Nehlawi, Vice President of the Board of Directors

Jusoor Mohammed Skaik, Regional Business Development Manager SPARK

5:15 pm

Roadshow Video

5:20 pm

Introduction of the Judges & Pitching Begins

7:15 pm

Panel Discussion ‘Investing in Syrian and Host Community Entrepreneurs in the Middle East"Judges Deliberation

7.45 pm

Announcement of Winners

Support Your Favorite Team

Watch the event live on Thursday, July 8th, and support your favorite team!

Meet The Teams
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