The total number of semifinalist teams was 53, from 15 countries, all whom had been up remotely facing the judges of experts and investors. Founders pitched their startups, highlighting some elements such as their digital transformation capabilities, business model, resiliency measures as well as team culture.
Competing tracks in the competition were the Startups Track, Ideas Track, and Social Entrepreneurship Track. Upon the completion of the remote pitches, judges reviewed and assessed with care each applicant’s growth potential.
Judges then announced the 6 winners of the 13th edition of MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition who are:
It’s noteworthy that the virtual event marks a milestone, with regards to being MITEF Pan Arab’s first fully-digital conference.