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On September 6 2018, ten startups from Bahrain and Saudi are set to battle it out at the Ritz Carlton, Bahrain, and present their pitches in front of a panel of judges to win a fully-sponsored participation in this year’s Start. Up! Germany Tour in Dusseldorf, Cologne, and the Ruhr area. Start. Up! Germany pitch night is an event organized by the German-Saudi Arabian Liaison Office for Economic Affairs (GESALO), with the aim to pinpoint some of the best startups in the tech industry that are invested in fields such as Smart Cities and Mobility/Logistics.

This year, a diverse group of startups has been given a chance to compete in this event that is brought to you by strategic partner Tamkeen, logistics sponsor Audi, flight sponsor Lufthansa, Institutional partners Konrad Adenaur Stiftung, The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Goethe Institut, along with the community partners StartUp Bahrain, Flat6Labs Bahrain, Corporate Hub 9, Brinc Batelco IoT Hub, Badir,and the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Foundation.Now, without further ado, here is an exclusive sneak peek at the list of participants.


A Saudi tech-startup that vouches to “buy, pick up and deliver” any item you would like while providing the user with live updates regarding the status and whereabouts of their order.

Blink can be defined as an integrated, smart ecosystem, that is at heart a business-to-business-to-consumer marketplace. Blink serves as a forum for the entire transportation and logistics sector and is designed to boost efficiency through high levels of productivity.

An online portal that is focused on being time and cost efficient when calculating quotas from various car insurance companies and matching them a customer’s needs to find the best possible rate.

A digitized food ordering platform that specializes in serving and delivering affordable, fresh, and healthy home-cooked meals, all the while encouraging those with hidden culinary talents to enter the professional food and beverages industry.

The concept of Juleb is to digitize and mobilize the pharmaceutical process, and they offer access to a variety of products that can be delivered almost instantly.

Smart Cities

A universal access solution that can be used to unlock devices that use blockchain and IoT technologies, a smart master key that can help make life easier and combine a variety of functions in a single place.

Saudi registered company focused on 3D surveying and mapping by Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) with an autonomous integration of planes, copters, and 3D software solutions. FalconViz Drone design, manufacture, and performance evaluations are all conducted in KSA to meet the highest of standards and meet the tailored needs of clients.

An artificially intelligent audio-visual communication system that is highly integrated with telemedicine hardware and software components. It collects the data of patients and can sync them from devices through the mobile application and the cloud-based IT System, all to share them with a doctor on a real-time basis.

Nakheel is building an Internet of Things based solution that enables the early detection of Red Palm Weevil in palm tree farms, which in turn helps farmers take action and save productive trees. Nakheel introduces a cutting-edge solution to support both the farmers and the governments to have daily updated GIS database, and help in identifying the exact location of infested palm trees in an early stage.

This startup is Bahrain’s first cloud-based ”Total Electronic Medical Records and Clinic Management” solution. It enables its users to digitize their clinical operations, all the way from medical records to administrative and business activities on a single platform.

Start.Up! Germany pitch night is surely shaping up to be an event that cannot be missed, if you haven’t already, make sure to sign up while registration is still open.

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