22/11/2015

Knowledge Oman at ArabNet: Knowledge Oman Founder Participates at ArabNet Riyadh 2015


Knowledge Oman is partnering in the largest regional web and mobile event ArabNet Riyadh Digital Summit 2015 having appointed Tariq Hilal Al Barwani, founder of Knowledge Oman, as an international judge for digital start-up competitions part of this grand happening. Over 1000 participants, 70 speakers and leaders, 40 companies and exhibitioners from the KSA, Middle East, and across the world will be attending and participating in this ultimate digital conference of the year scheduled to run on 2 days 14th-16th of December in Riyadh, Saudia Arabia.

Tariq has been appointed as an international judge to support the ArabNet team to review the submissions and shortlist the finalists for the competition that will be based on criteria that includes value proposition, target market, competitive advantage, business model, innovation, team qualifications and market/sales strategy. The competition aims to showcase the best of regional startups to an enthusiastic crowd of investors, incubators, media and digital professionals, as well as connect entrepreneurs with the digital world. 

 
ArabNet Riyadh 2015, is the leading annual digital conference in the Saudi Kingdom, gathering the top professionals and entrepreneurs. The event aims to hone the skills of local talents, showcase the kingdom's promising startups and discuss the latest in digital business. ArabNet Riyadh covers trending topics such as Industrial Internet, Gaming, Islamic Digital Economy, Corporate Innovation, Mobile Video, Insta-fashion, eRetail, and Entrepreneurship. It includes pre-event workshops during the Design + Code day for designers, developers, and entrepreneurs to reinforce their skills. In addition to the awaited Startup Demo and Ideathon competitions for entrepreneurs, as well as, the Battle of the Games for talented regional game developers.
 
Knowledge Oman is an award-winning community platform that is serving Oman's lead in social innovation. Knowledge Oman reaches out to empower social entrepreneurs, facilitate nation-wide knowledge transfer and enable partnerships in the country that serve society's progress - a platform of community talent working together for social impact.
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