Startups batlle it out in Oasis500 competition
Oasis500, a leading seed stage investment and business accelerator, and the first of its kind in Jordan and the MENA region, hosted the SeedStars World competition in light of the remarkable success reaped from previous pitch competitions and emerging companies, consolidating Oasis500’s support and encouragement of entrepreneurship and creative ideas and investing in them.
Of the 40 startups that applied, the 12 were selected varied between e-commerce, e-solutions, gaming applications and others.
SeedStars World is a global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, selecting winners from 56 different countries in emerging markets in order to identify the best entrepreneurs and startups and then serve as a platform to bring entrepreneurs together and give them access to mentorship and investment opportunities in building the global startup scene.
The 12 startups pitched in front of a prestigious jury, including Oasis500’s Investment Analyst Faisal Al Bitar; Yousef Wadi, CEO of Arabia Weather; Nasser Saleh, CEO of Madfoo3atCom; Igor Ovcharenko, Seedstar’s Regional Manager for MENA; and Anas Elayyan, Head of Business Development at iMENA. Arabia Weather and Madfoo3atCom are two of the many startups that were accelerated by Oasis500.