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The end-to-end ICT solution provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Detecon Al-Saudia (DETASAD) announced its sponsorship to the 1st German-Saudi Startup Competition organized by German-Saudi Liaison Office for Economic Affairs (GESALO) held Rotana Hotel in Riyadh.

The event gave Saudi entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business models to a jury and during a four-day startup tour in Germany, the winners will get to represent their startup at the MENA Business Forum in Berlin. Giving them the chance to network with leading investors, potential partners, and other stakeholders in the startup ecosystem.

“We’re proud of our leadership position within the high technology space, and delighted to work together with the German Embassy, GESALO, and our partners to support development & building of a vibrant startup ecosystem in the KSA ICT industry,” said Mr. Felix Wass, President and CEO of Detecon Al Saudia.

He also said: “Sponsoring this competition as an official partner of the German-Saudi Liaison Office for Economic Affairs (GESALO), is consistent with our corporate mission and is squarely within our vision of fostering creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Detasad as a prime example of successful Saudi-German partnership with a track record of 36 years in ICT industry is committed to being a key contributor to the realization of Saudi Vision 2030.”

“DETASAD is committed to supporting the Saudi youth startup entrepreneurs and we believe in the Saudi youth’s high capabilities in ICT industry. DETASAD is not only sponsoring this event but will provide access to DETASAD cloud, other facilities as well as providing other logistical support to selected technology startups.” Mr. Wass concluded.