Sheraa launches Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival

By: Rohma Sadaqat / Khaleej Times - Image Credit: Khaleej Times.

SOURCE: Khaleej Times - Sheraa launches Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival

The Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) has announced the launch of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival, which will highlight the growing ecosystem of young entrepreneurs in the emirate.

The event will be the largest entrepreneurship festival in the UAE, and will provide a unique platform for global and local entrepreneurs, as well as investors and innovators to connect and collaborate on their business ideas. Organised by Sheraa, along with strategic partners, Emaar and Sharjah Media City (Shams), the event will witness a lineup of more than 80 speakers; and will make its debut on November 21-22, 2017 at the Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club.

Experts will discuss and share their insights on a range of topics including social entrepreneurship, creative economies, future and disruptive technologies, fintech, and the cultivation of the startup ecosystem. The region's 60 best startups will also be showcasing at 'Startup Town', while young entrepreneurs will also get the chance to pitch their idea at the festival's Pitch Competition for a chance to win up to Dh150,000.