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The TechWadi Roadshow Powered by Google for Entrepreneurs is coming to Dubai on October 21 -22 !

The “TechWadi Roadshow” will consist of  two day-long educational workshops led by TechWadi and powered by Google for Entrepreneurs that will bring experienced entrepreneurs, investors, and technology professionals to mentor local startups in Dubai.

The mentors will include seasoned professionals from companies like Google, Yahoo, Facebook, as well as founders of various Silicon Valley startups.

We will be working with local ecosystem partners to accommodate as many entrepreneurs as possible. Meanwhile if you’re interested in joining, please fill out the form on this page.

Featured mentors


Sharif El-Badawi

Partner Lead, VCs and Startups Google / TechWadi Head Mentor

MarwaMarwa Mabrouk

Product Manager, YouTube, Google


Ramy Adeeb

Serial Entrepreneur/ Founder & CEO, Snip.it ( Acquired by Yahoo!)


Olivia Vagelos

Experience Designer at Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford (Stanford D.school)

Said Benraouane

Faculty, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

Open Showcase 10/27 (please register below) 

9:00am-10:00am Coffee/Networking/Registration
10:00- 10:30am Kickoff
Welcoming Remarks & Overview(Daniel Navarro, Google for Entrepreneurs & Christina Ashtary, TechWadi)
10:30am-10:45 am Silicon Valley 101(Sharif El Badawi, Google)
10:45 – 11:30 Pitching a Great Startup Story (Ramy Adeeb, Entrepreneur)
11:30 – 12:15 pm Design Thinking in a Box (Olivia Vagelos, Stanford d.school)
12:15 – 1:15pm Lunch Break
1:15- 2:00 pm Redefining the web with Innovative Business Models (Marwa Mabrouk, YouTube)
2:00 – 2:45 pm Go to Market Strategy (Sharif El Badawi, Google)
2:45 – 3:15 pm Effective Leadership (Sid Benraouane, Senior Lecturer Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota)
3:30 – 4:15 pm Talking with the VC Panel (Noor Sweid, Leap Ventures / Amira Farha, BECO Capital / Khaled Talhouni, Wamda Capital, Walid Mansour, MEVP
4:15 – 5:00 pm Q & A with Mentors
4:30 PM – 8 PM Startup Grind Event

Day 2 (10/28) will be strictly limited to a selected group of partners startups and entrepreneurs and focus on tailored mentorship meetings and a design thinking workshop. Please contact your local partner below for consideration.

Sign up today to reserve your spot and receive updates on the Roadshow.

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