In our continuous attempt to support entrepreneurs, we at N2V, have silver sponsored the Startup Weekend Gaza event. The event was held from the 6th of December to the 8th, 2011. Our participation was among many other national and international companies. All of us contributing to provide opportunities for young men and women entrepreneurs, and those interested in online entrepreneurship in Gaza.
Start-up Weekend is a forum held for three days, in which Web and mobile application ideas are displayed on the first day of the forum.The best ideas among those submitted are chosen, and the attendees start teaming up to work on the chosen ideas turning them into real products. On the third day of the event, the product should be finalized and presented to the jury who will choose the winning project.
During the forum a number of meetings with key leaders and entrepreneurship activists took place. One of those was a meeting with Rashid AlBallaa our N2V CEO. Rashid spoke about the importance of investment and entrepreneurship in these times and the importance of the Internet as a fertile and promising field. AlBallaa also mentioned some of the inspiring regional and international stories
This is not our first participation as N2V in such forums. For we have previously participated in Startup Weekends Riyadh, Beirut, Alexandria, and Cairo. And we shall keep participating with and supporting all those who contribute to the renaissance of the Internet in the Arab world.