Two Saudi entrepreneurs are traveling to Silcion Valley in California, to meet up with representatives from top tech companies, they were given such an incredible chance after wining a contest run by Saudi female startup group Blossom.
The two young Saudis were narrowed down from a list of 100 applicants, who were then selected from a short-list of five. Now, the two aspiring entrepreneurs are getting a chance of a lifetime, to spend time in the US where they will be interacting and working along officials from global giant firms such as Facebook, Uber and Google.
Blossom’s panel is an annual event that takes place on June 26, which was previously opened by the new Saudi ambassador to the US, Princess Reema Bint Bandar, in San Francisco.
Blossom, Saudi Arabia’s first female-focused startup accelerator founded by Emon Shakoor, actually spent four months carefully screening and choosing the applicants.
Out of all the participants who took part in Blossom, those who were selected for this amazing opportunity were the Swish Basketball Academy and the Sticky Mobile app.
The Swish Basketball Academy is a basketball training camp and the Sticky Mobile App is a photography program for mobile phones.
The shortlisted applicants had taken part in workshops, pitching and mentoring session, in addition to attending the different topics that were discussed regarding digital marketing, business modeling and more.
All of which, aimed at preparing those bright minds to make us yet more prouder in the US.
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Vintage Cars Pop in Jeddah
In five days, an international motor show, will take place in Jeddah. The Jeddah superdome, 6th December and until 10th of December, will be one of the biggest international motor shows. The exhibition is sponsored by the ministry of transport and logistics and organized by the Salah company. The Jeddah Superdome, has set a world Record for being the largest freestanding dome in the world, in contrast to the Tokyo Dome which formerly held the title, with 206 meters. Located on the Madinah Road, West of King Abdallah sport City, the Jeddah Superdome has an internal area of 24,000 square meters, and a height of 46 meters, with a diameter of 210 meters, a parking space that accommodates 5200 viceless. The exhibition includes many experiences such as drifting, with professional drivers, on dedicated racks, go karting, off road experience with SUVs with professional drivers in a dedicated circuit, and an opportunity to drive the car of your dreams. In addition to restaurants, cafes that suit all of your tastes. The exhibition includes many important car agencies and exclusive launches of many vintage and antique cars presented for the first time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in addition to an auction of rare classic cars, with more than 35 luxury and rare cars on display. The auction was held by the Silverstone auctioneers, the biggest UK classic car auction house. The event is the biggest in its name, and the car industry, featuring the oldest cars, but unfortunately nothing was sold.
Beaches of the Kingdom Are About to Get Cleaner with This New Campaign
Beaches of the Kingdom are about to get cleaner with the ‘Let’s Make Them Cleaner’ initiative, which was launched on Friday by the Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development.
Professional divers are taking part of the campaign as volunteers who are ready to clean the beaches and seabeds of Saudi Arabia, in order to save the marine environment from pollution.
The initiative is one of the events launched for Saudi and International Volunteer Day, which is celebrated every year on the 5th of December.
Entitles ‘Ataa Watan,’ the event covers several programs and activities across Saudi Arabia, they were held in partnership with government bodies and NGOs.
So far, the ministry launched five initiatives throughout this year, as part of the Voluntary Work Platform it launched on March 31, 2020.