Gaza Startup Weekend 5.0
Thursday, October 8 - 10, 2015
Thursday, October 8 - 10, 2015
Event starts at 1:00 pm
Roots Sea Shore
OCT 8 2015, Be ready for the great!
- If you were accepted, you should make your payment at Gaza Sky Geeks (Abu Ghalion Building 3rd floor, Gaza City, open on business days from 9am-4pm) or (BTI at Islamic University of Gaza Saturday-Wednesday 8am – 2pm )as soon as possible to reserve your spot. The cost of Startup Weekend is only40NIS if you pay by Sep 30. If you wait until October 6 to pay, the price will increase to 50NIS. If you do not pay by October 6, your spot will be given to someone on the wait list.
- If you are on the wait list, you will receive a message from us on October 6 if a spot opens up. Come immediately to Gaza Sky Geeks (on October 6, 7) to make your payment of 40NIS.
- If any spots are available the day of the event, they will cost 70NIS.
Setup for Success Before/After Startup Weekend
Thursday October 8th
Friday October 9th
Saturday October 10th
Coaches and Mentors
Manager of EMEA business/AMETEK Programmable power Division.
Adnan is a global citizen, travelled over 70 countries for business and pleasure and continue to explore the world.
With Rise of the Rest, Ethan designs and produces a nationwide bus tour led by AOL co-founder Steve Case (in partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs and Salesforce for Startups) to showcase and invest in entrepreneurs in emerging startup ecosystems.
For most of the last decade, Ethan managed event logistics for President Barack Obama – from the campaign in Iowa through the inauguration and finally to the White House. Most recently, he was the Deputy Director of the Visitors Office at the White House. In that role he worked with National Park Service, US Secret Service, and government components to maximize civic engagement and transparency for all public tours and the largest events hosted by the White House each year. Ethan has worked as a public school teacher, tennis instructor in the inner city, and theatre manager for the Sundance Institute. He holds degrees from Kenyon College and Brown University and lives in New York City.
He worked as IT deputy at Palestinian Airlines (1999-2006), also worked as Gaza Branch Manager at Halley computers and ISP (2000-2003). Today, Yahya works as Gaza IT Supervisor- (Patel 2006-til now).
He has also attended many training sessions including but not limited to IT networking and IT security "CCNA;CCNP; CISM; Management; Team Leadership" .
Yahya has over 16 years of practical experience in the IT field and well known in the IT sector.
Fouad Abu Jasser
Operations Unit Head
He started his occupation life as a Medium and Low Voltage Network Engineer in Electrical Industries Company (April - September, 2006). Then, has worked as RF Optimization Engineer at Jawwal (2006 - 2010). Today, Fouad works as BSS Engineer in
Abdallah Al-Shaikh Ali
Network Planning Engineer
Supply Chain Section Head
Technical Support Section Head
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Gaza Startup Weekend 5.0 team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.
Techstars Startup Weekend Gaza is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
Al-Fakhoora Project Coordinator for Leadership, Advocacy and Economic Empowerment/UNDP.
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