GEC 2019: Closing Plenary + Entrepreneurship World Cup Venture Night

GEC 2019: Closing Plenary + Entrepreneurship World Cup Venture Night

16.30: Call to Order

Emcee:
Jonathan Ortmans, President, GEN

16.35: Keynote

Pranav Mistry, Global Senior Vice President of Research, Samsung

17.00: Fireside Chat: How to Fuel Ecosystems that Thrive on Industry Disruption & Exponential Technology

H.E. Toomas Ilves, former President of Estonia

Pranav Mistry, Global Senior Vice President of Research, Samsung

Moderator:

Rebeca Hwang, Managing Partner, Rivet Ventures; Board Member, GEN

17:35: Pitch@Palace

Alex Johnston, Board Director, Pitch@Palace

17.50: Entrepreneurship World Cup Venture Night Opening

Ana Maria Torres, Director for Entrepreneurship World Cup

Abdulrahman AI Suhaymi, Initiative Manager, Misk Foundation

17.55: Emcee; Jeff Hoffman, Partner &Co-founder, Colorjar; Director, GEN

Pitches from start-ups

– Ahmed Alsanadi, Evno, Bahrain

– Albaraa Alkhan, Doctoric, Bahrain

– Latifa Al-Khalifa, Clever Play, Bahrain

– Amal Alhiddi, Benyan, Bahrain

Moderator:

Jeff Hoffman, Partner & Co-founder, Colorjar; Director, GEN

Expert Panel:

– Padmaja Ruparel, Indian Angel Network

– Rebeca Hwang, Managing Partner, Rivet Ventures

– Nawaf Alkooheji, CEO, Tenmou, Bahraini Business Angels Company

– Tomi Davies, President, African Business Angel Network

18:25: EWC Venture Night Special Recognitions

Jeff Hoffman, Partner & Co-founder, Colorjar; Director, GEN

18.50: Closing Ceremony

19.00: Adjourn