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The Global Stage For Jordan’s Most Innovative & Emerging Startups

30th - 31th August 2023
The St. Regis Amman

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OVERVIEW

Jordan StartUp Expo is the #1 gathering and only large-scale B2B conference and exhibition in The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan bringing together the country’s most Innovative and emerging Start-ups to meet and connect with the region’s leading cutting-edge solution providers, Venture Capital firms, Angel Investors, Accelerators, Incubators the start-up ecosystem in Jordan is ranked 3rd in the Middle East & 64th Globally. The Jordanian StartUp development has both regional and international recognition. The ecosystem is mostly shaped by young entrepreneurs in the ICT sector with prominent accelerators, Incubators, Angel Investors & Venture Capitals, Mentors, Coaches, and Government entities in Jordan.

There is a perceptible change in the way the Jordanian society views entrepreneurship and innovation in the Middle East. Jordan Startup Expo is conceptualized to fuel this existing growth and help Startups Bridge the gap between idea to funding to discovering essential solutions and Infrastructure to scale and progress.

The Jordan Startup Expo – The largest technology expo for empowering the startup ecosystem, brings together the most innovative and disruptive startups, along with C-Level executives from some of the top corporations, government agencies, incubators, investors, HNIs, VC funds, banks, and technology companies across the Middle East and Globally.

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1000+
Attendees
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200+
Startups
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50+
Speakers
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Solution Providers
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30+
Accelerator / Incubators
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Investors

Interesting Facts & Figures

  • Jordan is one of the key players in MENA’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) forum.
  • 98% of recently registered companies in Jordan are SMEs and startups, which generate more than 50% percent of private-sector GDP and 60% of new employment opportunities.
  • 27 of World Economic Forum’s top 100 Arabian Startups are Jordan based.
  • Startups environment: More than 70% of the Jordanian population is under the age of 30.
  • Women Leaders: 30% of Oasis 500 applicants and 40% participants are women! .
  • Tech-based Startups in Jordan have been shaping the entrepreneurship ecosystem and contributing to job creation across the country.

4th

Regional

Ranking

in Middle East

66th

Global

Ranking

Worldwide

Top Startup Industries

eCommerce

25 %

Worldwide

e-learning

12 %

Worldwide

Creative, Design And media

8 %

Worldwide

FinTech

7 %

Worldwide

HealthTech

5%

Worldwide

BRACE YOURSELF FOR THE ULTIMATE
ENTREPRENEURSHIP EXPERIENCE

Immerse yourself in two days of entrepreneurial knowledge and networking.

  • Startup Solutions Showcase
  • Startup Awards
  • Government Participation
  • Investor Meetings
  • Pitch Competition
  • Hackathon
  • Demo Days
  • Startup Expo

SOLUTION PROVIDERS CATEGORY

  • CRM Software Solutions
  • Finance, Accounting & Payroll Solutions
  • Sales & Marketing Solutions
  • Customer & Employee Experience Solutions
  • Human Capital Management Solutions
  • Project Management Software's
  • Cloud, AI & Automation Solutions
  • Workplace & IT Management
  • Cyber Security Solutions
  • Co-working spaces & Office Infrastructure
  • and Much More ...

4 New Tracks

JSE tackles the tough questions and delivers critical insight for the movers and shakers in the Startup ecosystem. Our agenda is carefully crafted to deconstruct the critical issues, grouped into key themes across stages with distinct personalities:

STARTUP DEVELOPMENT AND GRASS ROOTS

You developed an idea and now it’s worth taking every risk to making it happen. We’ll discuss business models, pricing strategies, Survival strategies, cash flows and much more. We’ll examine which functions to establish and how to structure your company to ensure you have the right tools to expand successfully.

PERFORMANCE, TECHNOLOGY AND DATA SCIENCE

Getting to grips with the mechanics of a company is an ongoing process. JSE will explore key processes, technology and science behind a successful startup. We’ll examine the components of successful products, dig deep into AI and machine learning, top tech innovations in different industries and how you can incorporate these processes in your business

BRAND AND ENGAGEMENT

Whether growing your company, targeting new markets or re-evaluating your strategy, perception matters. We’ll be hearing from popular growth hackers and marketing gurus, social media savants, analytics aficionados and channel champions. Expect concrete strategies for nailing and scaling your marketing efforts, uncovering new niches, and landing and expanding your startup.

FINANCE AND FUNDING

How do you create a successful funding model that works for your company. JSE will explore what it really takes to get funded from an investor, decoding popular path for your startup, making your outreach process better and plot a successful exit strategy if things go south. Expect concrete strategies to secure funding you have been dreaming about.

Under the Patronage of His Excellency

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H.E. Ahmad Hanandeh

Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship

Chief Executive Officer with a passion for Technology, Entrepreneurship, Customer Experience and Innovation. International experience combined with a strategic mindset and a focus on deliverables and implementation. Insightful leader with versatile background in telecommunication ,logistics, finance, operations and business development and the ability to quickly analyze key business drivers and develop strategies to grow the bottom-line.
Most recent role has been the Chief Executive Officer of Zain Jordan, a leading Telecommunications company with more than 1300 employees and over 469 million US Dollars in revenues. Joined Zain Group in 2011 as Zain Sudan Chief Financial Officer and after less than three months and after demonstrating leadership and business acumen, has been appointed the CEO of Zain Jordan in June 2011.
During tenure at Zain Jordan, the company launched new technologies, expanded into new revenue streams, enhanced its Customer Experience and Satisfaction Index, increased its Employee Engagement scores, and launched the first of its kind Corporate Entrepreneurship entity within the Middle East region placing Zain Jordan as the leader in the Telecom sector within Jordan.

أشغل حالياً منصب وزير الاقتصاد الرقمي والريادة في الأردن، لدي شغف بالتكنولوجيا وريادة الأعمال وتجربة العملاء والابتكار. بالإضافة الى الخبرة الدولية مصحوبة بالرؤية الإستراتيجية والتركيز على التنفيذ والإنجازات . مع وجود خلفية متنوعة تشمل مجالات الاتصالات السلكية واللاسلكية والخدمات اللوجستية والتمويل والعمليات وتطوير الأعمال والقدرة على تحليل محركات الأعمال الرئيسية بسرعة وتطوير استراتيجيات لزيادة العوائد.
كان آخر منصب لي هو الرئيس التنفيذي لشركة زين الأردن ، وهي شركة اتصالات رائدة يعمل بها أكثر من 1300 موظف وعائدات تزيد عن 469 مليون دولار أمريكي. انضممت إلى مجموعة زين في عام 2011 بصفتي المدير المالي لشركة زين السودان وبعد أقل من ثلاثة أشهر وبعد إظهار القيادة والفطنة في العمل، تم تعييني الرئيس التنفيذي لشركة زين الأردن في حزيران 2011.
خلال فترة خدمتي في شركة زين الأردن ، أطلقت الشركة تقنيات جديدة ، وتوسعت في مصادر جديدة للإيرادات ، وعززت تجربة العملاء ومؤشر الرضا ، وزادت من درجات مشاركة الموظفين ، وأطلقت المؤسسة الأولى من نوعها في ريادة الأعمال في منطقة الشرق الأوسط ، حيث وضعت زين. الأردن كرائد في قطاع الاتصالات داخل الأردن.

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AWARDS

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MEDIA & VISIBILITY

200+
Media Partners
40+
Magazines
20+
News Papers
110K+
LinkedIn Likes
200K+
Facebook Likes
100K+
Twitter Likes
200K+
Direct Emails
50+
Exclusive Interviews