MBRIF hosts Demo Day for it 5th graduating cohort of the Innovation Accelerator Program

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 October 2022: Members of MBRIF’s Innovation Accelerator program came together for the 5th graduating cohort’s Demo Day. Each of these members represented some of the most innovative and disruptive companies from around the world. Demo Day served as a platform for MBRIF members, representing a number of priority sectors including, Health, Technology, Water, Clean Energy, Education and Transport to show case their innovation and capabilities. In the audience were investors, partners and MBRIF Advisory Committee members, where the members were given 3 minutes to pitch their unique business model in order to highlight how their product is poised to disrupt and advance the UAE market. Hosted by Entrepreneur Middle East Editor in Chief Aby Sam Thomas, it featured a welcome address by Shaker Zainal, Head of MBRIF and Chief mSMEs Officer at Emirates Development Bank The pitches were followed by a networking session where the judging panel and audience members had a chance to pose questions to the businesses presenting. Some of the biggest and influential names from the entrepreneurial ecosystem served as panelist – Sharif El-Badawi, CEO of Dubai Future District Fund, Tarek Fouad, Head of Growth at Shorooq Partners, Tala Al Jabri, General Partner HOF Capital and Yasin Aboudaoud, Chief Development Officer & MP at Brinc.io. The action packed and insightful day ended with 3 businesses being awarded trophies based on their pitches. Best Pitch – Dukkan Best UAE Homegrown Business – PREDIXA Most Impactful Business - Metanoa Here is the complete list of the participating Demo Day Members 1. AR Engineering 2. AS2 Systems 3. Biosolvit 4. Dukkan 5. Fanera 6. Fleetroot 7. Frontier 8. Lune 9. Maana Electric 10. Melaaha 11. Metanoa 12. MyUniPath 13. Predictiv Care 14. Predixa

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