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Four startups in Bahrain crowned at Start.Up Germany Pitch Night, want to know who they are?

The German-Saudi Arabian Liaison Office for Economic Affairs (GESALO) in partnership with Tamkeen and StartUp Bahrain, held its second version of Start.Up! Germany Pitch Night on Thursday, September 6th. The event saw ten startups battle it out in front of expert jury members from top German, Bahraini, and Saudi institutions for an all-expense paid one-week guided startup tour in Germany.

GESALO is an organization that is a part of the German Chamber Network, that offer their experience, connections, aid, and services to German as well as foreign companies. GESALO aims to build connections with the Gulf in order to bring Germany closer to the region – in this case, sending winning startups for a Germany tour.

The event held in two sessions, the first being Smart Cities and the second Mobility/Logistics saw two winners from each – making it a total of four:

The winning startups traveling to Germany, will discover diverse opportunities in one of Europe’s biggest economies, explore and visit some of Germany’s major startup hotspots. They’ll even get to attend the RuhrSummit in Bochum – one of Germany’s significant startup events, to meet and connect with some of the industries biggest influencers.

For more information on GESALO you can visit them on their website, also follow them on twitter for future updates and announcements.

Noor Faqihi

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