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BECO Capital's BoostMENA 2018 Focuses On The MENA Tech Revolution

Founders and investors came together to discuss the tech revolution in the region, and how entrepreneurs and investors alike can partake in the opportunities.
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BoostMENA 2018, BECO Capital's invite-only conference for the region's key founders and investors, gathered global and local tech leaders on November 14-15, 2018 at FIVE Hotel Palm Jumeirah Dubai, UAE.

More than 150 founders and 250 investors came together to discuss the tech revolution in the region, and how entrepreneurs and investors alike can partake in the opportunities. 

Speaking on the sidelines of the forum, Areijie Al Shakar, Senior VP of the Development Services Division of Bahrain Development Bank, as well as the Fund Manager of the Al Waha Venture Capital Fund of Funds, shared her thoughts on the rising trends in the MENA tech space that were currently unnoticed and had to be brought to the current discourse.

Yousef Hammad, Managing Partner of BECO Capital, also discussed the rising trend of MENA entrepreneurs coming up with more innovative solutions and how it unveiled more opportunities to invest in MENA tech startups. Check out the rest of the video for more insights!

Related: Laying Out ArabNet's Innovation Report: A Look At Saudi Arabia's Tech Startup

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