• Publication date: December 11, 2013

With MBC Hope Helping Decide the Competition Winners Conclusion of INJAZ Al-Arab 7th Annual Young Entrepreneurs 2013 Competition

Under the auspices of HH The Emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah and the attendance of the guests of honor, HE the Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Sheikh Salman Al Humoud Al Sabah, as well as HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education, Dr. Nayef Al Hajraf, in addition to the valued contribution of MBC Hope in judging the competition and helping

Under the auspices of HH The Emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah and the attendance of the guests of honor, HE the Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Sheikh Salman Al Humoud Al Sabah, as well as HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education, Dr. Nayef Al Hajraf, in addition to the valued contribution of MBC Hope in judging the competition and helping determine the winning projects, came the announcement by INJAZ Al Arab to signify the successful conclusion of the 7th Annual Young Arab Entrepreneurs Regional Competition 2013, followed by the prestigious awards ceremony at the Regency Kuwait Hotel, where the winning teams were awarded prizes in recognition of their excellence.

 

The INJAZ Al Arab Competition for Young Entrepreneurs was launched in 2007, attended annually by the national winners in the region. This year’s competition comes as a culmination of the efforts of 90 participating students from Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

 

The winning teams of INJAZ Al Arab 7th Young Entrepreneur 2013 Competition included: Bayan School from Bahrain, which was awarded first place prize for Best Student Company of the Year, whereas the same award for universities category was won by Twintech International University of Technology of Yemen.

 

Winners also included Ebdaa Company from Yemen, which was awarded the prize for Student Company with the Best Social Impact in the schools category, while Baader Company from the United Arab Emirates was the recipient of the award in the universities category. As for the Most Innovative Product, the award went to Wireless Group from Egypt for schools category, while in the universities category the award went to Assurair Company from Algeria. In conclusion, the recipient of the FedEx Access Award was the Pentech Company from Morocco.

 

Soraya Salti, the Regional Director of INJAZ Al Arab applauded the ability of Arab youth who managed, in a short span of time, to transform their creative ideas to real-life projects with an unprecedented social and economic positive impact, deeming their efforts  “a real and limitless revolution in terms of both education and progress”.

 

CEO of INJAZ Kuwait, Rana Al Nibari also applauded the 19 teams from 14 different Arab countries who competed at different stages, encompassing over 7,000 students from both schools and universities, to win the 7 prestigious awards on offer.