The Qatar Business Incubator Center (QBIC), founded by the Qatar Development Bank (QDB), yesterday organized its second virtual âDemo Dayâ with 12 startups graduated from the Lean Entrepreneurship Program and Lean Accelerator Program, presenting their innovative ideas during the event.
The following startups, Caffeine, Cybergy, iFor Build, Smart Shuttle, Souqti, StopOver, StoryDeck, The Real State CRM, Vastry, VOP, Faserly and Sparets, presented their projects to a panel of experts, angel investors, d ‘aspiring entrepreneurs and stakeholders.
They also had three minutes for a question-and-answer session with the panel of experts at the event, which focused on the theme âQatar’s Fastest Growing Startups, Your Next Smart Investmentâ.
This cohort, the 14th batch of graduates from the aforementioned programs, had received weeks of training, orientation and counseling from the various incubator teams.
The Demo Day, which was hosted by entrepreneurship advisor Mahmoud al-Mahmoud, was held at the Bedaya Center and was sponsored by incubator partner, Ooredoo Network, and entrepreneurship ecosystem partners, Qatar Financial Center, Doha Tech Angels, Mansour Bin Khalifa Holding Group, and Snoonu.
Commenting on the event, Hamad bin Dashin al-Qahtani, Managing Director of QBIC, said: âQBIC, and QDB of course as the founding organization, was and still is the first and biggest supporter of entrepreneurship in the world. Qatar. Year after year, we strive to develop our programs and incubators to welcome as many startups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as possible in the service of our vision and that of our beloved country, Qatar.
âWe strive to achieve excellence in this area in line with our goal of diversifying the local economy and helping Qatari businesses access local, regional and international markets. “
This year, QBIC has prepared a dedicated Demo Day website where investors, budding entrepreneurs and experts can view the list of participating startups and organize virtual meetings with startup owners. The site is accessible via demoday.qbic.qa.
It should be noted that despite the graduation of these startups, QBIC will remain in contact with them to continue to provide them with advice and guidance in order to ensure the existence of a robust business ecosystem and to provide an environment of sustainable business to entrepreneurs in the State of Qatar.
QBIC is the largest and largest mixed-use business incubator in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, founded by the Qatar Development Bank. To learn more about the event, visit demoday.qbic.qa.