ArabNet Conference to Bring Startups with Arab Internet Leaders

24 Mar, 2010

Regional and International Arab expats industry leaders will gather on March 25 & 26 at the Habtoor Grand Hotel Beirut in  lebanon  to network and discuss emerging opportunities in Arab web business.

ArabNet’s is brining  speakers from Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Nokia, Intel, Cisco and regional  companies including Aramex, Jabbar Group, Bayt, anf Al Jazeera.  With 8  panels, each featuring 6 experts from the Arab World, Europe, and Silicon Valley, participants will discover cutting-edge trends in Social Media, Content, Online Advertising, Mobile, Gaming, E-commerce, Startup Financing, and the Ecosystem as a whole.  Speakers include Bassel Ojjeh CEO nPario and lead investor  ArabCrunch, Samih Toukan, founder of, acquired by Yahoo for over $150M; Russell Buckley, VP of Global Alliances at AdMob and Global Chairman of the Mobile Marketing Association; Ghassan Haddad, Director of Internationalization at Facebook; Wael Ghonim, Marketing and Product Manager, MENA, Google; and Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chair of UN Global Alliance for ICT and Development.

Day one, March 25th 2010, will feature two exclusive competitions highlighting web entrepreneurship in the Arab World: 1) the Startup Demo, will showcase 10 of the region’s most promising Internet startups and 2) the Ideathon, starring 10 of the region’s most innovative web business ideas.  Over 50 ideas & 35 startups have been submitted for consideration from across the region.  ArabNet will connect these entrepreneurs with investors, mentors, and media, matching talent with opportunity! visit ArabNet for more info.

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