Web Summit is an annual technology conference that has been described as one of the most important tech events in the world that brings together people and companies [from around the world] redefining the global tech industry. The conference’s topics center on internet technology, emerging technologies, and venture capitalism.
The 11th Web Summit will be held in Lisbon, Portugal from November 1-4, 2022 at the Altice Arena and is expected to bring over 70,000 people and companies redefining the tech industry. The summit will give opportunities for industry leaders to share ideas with others in different fields, a chance to meet business partners, as well for startup founders to meet potential investors.
The summit through its startup programme – ALPHA – is also inviting startups from around the world to be part of the conference. The Web Summit startup program – ALPHA – will showcase startups disrupting their industries and introduce them to the world’s leading investors, companies and media.
To join the ALPHA programme, startup founders can apply HERE. Startups will be selected by the Web Summit team for their potential, uniqueness, and world-changing ideas. The selected startups will get tickets to the Web Summit, access to investor-to-startup meetings, and be eligible to apply for pitch, startup masterclasses, mentor Hours, and more.
So far 52 startups have been selected to attend the summit among which 25 are African startups from Chad, Egypt, Gambia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, and Tunisia.
ITIDA – DETGD (Egypt)
ITIDA is the executive IT arm of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Egypt, MCIT. ITIDA cooperates with The Digital Economy and Technology General Division, DETGD, which is a semi-governmental organization within The Federation of the Egyptian Chambers of Commerce, FEDCOC, to support technology startups in Egypt boosting their existence in the international summits.
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