Forbes Middle East partners with Aim Startup 2018

Forbes Middle East partners with Aim Startup 2018

  • Will conduct an insightful panel discussion on ‘Tech Startups Creating Social Impact’

Dubai, UAE, April 9, 2018: Forbes Middle East has forged a partnership with the upcoming AIM Startup 2018 to be its official and exclusive magazine partner for the second consecutive year. The magazine will also hold a strategic panel discussion this year at AIM Startup 2018 on how tech startups are impacting the society in today’s day and age.

Mr. Ahmed Abdulwahab, Senior Advisor at Forbes Middle East, will moderate a panel discussion that will discuss and debate the best ways to use technology to address and solve social needs and problems.

Ahmed Abdulwahab said, “After working closely with tech startups, I have realized that these tech entrepreneurs can help contribute the society by being a voice for billions of people across the world to tackle social issues. We plan to highlight how tech startups are making a positive impact across the globe, measuring their social impact and their stake in social impact tech startups.”

Panelists will include; Ganesh Rengawamy, Quona Capital, India; Jake Zeller, Partner, AngelLIst, USA; Aya Sader, Incubation anaer, Intelak, UAE and Rafi-Uddine Shikoh, Goodforce Labs, UAE.

Khuloud Al Omian, Editor in Chief, Forbes Middle East said, “In its second year- AIM Startup 2018 is themed on how technology will play a role in sustainable development and inclusive growth. Technology, today, continues to play a very important role in addressing social issues like financial services and healthcare. Partnering with such events helps us to connect more deeply with entrepreneurs and support their contribution in creating social impact.”

The panel discussion is scheduled to be held on April 11th at 11:30 at the pavilion tent (entrance hall 6) Dubai World Trade Center.

About Forbes Middle East

Forbes Middle East is a licensee of Forbes Media and extends the Forbes brand of journalism across the Arab world. Forbes Middle East’s distinctive editorial style attracts a readership of Arab leaders, entrepreneurs, C-level executives, government officials and investors united by a belief in the spirit of free enterprise and entrepreneurial values.

Across the region, Forbes Middle East sets the pace for preemptive business journalism. By uncovering trends and anticipating opportunities in the regional marketplace, each monthly issue brings top executives the information critical to their success – in both Arabic and English language editions.

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