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UAEU Science and Innovation Park:Silicon Valley-California Immersion Program April 11-15, 2016

UAEU Science and Innovation Park (UAEU-SIP) in collaboration with French Tech Hub isorganizing a five-days Immersion Program at Silicon Valley for the Emiratistart-up entrepreneurs who were awarded the 2015 Chancellor Innovation Award and  currently are incubated at UAEU-SIP business incubator.The participants,Emirati start-up entrepreneurs, in this program representing start-up companies in the sectors of technology, renewable energy and transportation, which are national priorities sectors at United Arab Emirates.

Dr. Kharbash, CEO of UAEU-SIP, states that Silicon Valley is consideredthe home for innovation and entrepreneurship in the world.Therefore, this immersion experience is aiming at helping the Emirati start-up entrepreneurs in advancing their entrepreneurial mindset and skills by connecting with them with some of the world-class entrepreneurs and industry experts in Silicon Valley, and by exposing them to the best practices and cutting-edge strategies inestablishing, scaling and sustaining startups in competitive business environment.

This immersion program will exposeEmirati start-up entrepreneurs to a variety of hands-on activities that include workshops, coaching sessions and expert panel discussions. Workshops include:

  • Branding and Marketing for startups
  • Sales strategies for Startup
  • US business practices tools
  • Growth hacking workshop
  • The art of raising funds
  • BuildingStartup presence online

In addition, the immersion program will include visiting Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, accelerators, startups, incubators, investors and corporate innovation centers.

At the end of the program, Emirati entrepreneurs will synthesize their knowledgeand ideas into their own presentation pitch to industryleaders at one of the accelerator at the Silicon Valley.

Mar 23, 2016