Putting Innovation into Context

Day 1 - Nov 22

Why some businesses fail and what you can do about it now!
Philippe Fanjere
SME Friendly Business tools to help you manage, grow and scale your business
Philippe Fanjere
Making a good investor pitch
Christos Mastoras
Turning open data into business innovation
Jenny Tsuboyama & Jean-Luc Scherer

Day 2 - Nov 23

Build breakthroughs on how to think innovatively
Mohammed Alsiddiq
Funding and Fund Raising Strategies
Medea Nocentini
Lean Startup: Saviour or Hype?
Tristan Kromer
Learn UX for Startup Ideas
Marketing Strategy development - ensuring a unique and customer focused approach
Sarah Thelwall
Strategies and Tools to Promote Your Mobile App
Mohamed Abdeljalil

Day 3 - Nov 24

e-commerce enhancement to develop entrepreneurship in emerging markets
Sirish Kumar
Instagram Now Tops 400 Million Users And 40 Billion Photos, don’t you want your business to be part of this?
Ayman Itani
Use LinkedIn to grow and expose your business
Anas Almarie
Why startups need Design Thinking ?
Herve Collignon

Day 4 - Nov 25

Choose Your Network Choose Your Life Style
Phil Bedford
Open Data for Innovation
Ibrahim Elbadawi
Disruptive Innovation: The Rise of Peer-to-Peer Finance in the UAE
Paul Boots
Is your webpage tuned to evolve SEO Engines ?
Omar Katan
Innovation Ecosystems: Leading through the Power of the Collective
Tanya Albus
Innovation Ecosystems: Leading through the Power of the Collective
Tarek Niazi
Innovation Ecosystems: Leading through the Power of the Collective
Nader Atout

Day 5 - Nov 26

Scaling Up – Why a few companies make it and the rest don’t
Mike Hoff
Collective Investment Platforms
Rouba Fouz
IBM Challenge to advance IoT and Smart City Solutions
Predrag Lucic, Dima Kandalaft, Mir Ali, Maged, Alia
Space Syntax
Eime Tobari

Pre-launch Radio Ads

Ibrahim Elbadawi
Managing Partner, Exantium
Philippe Fanjere
VP Middle East Africa, Maestrano
Paul Boots
Chief Operating Officer (COO) Beehive
PK Gulati
Founder - The Assembly
Iyad Mouryada
Open Thinking
Jean-Luc Scherer
The Idea Pollinator
Dara Towhidi
Foster + Partners