StartupQ8 Event Date: 26th of Sep 2012Venue: Think Café, Kuwait City
AgendaStarts at 7:30PM7:30 - 7:35 About Startup Kuwait (Speaker Abdullah Alshalabi)7:35 - 8:00 About Dishdasha Express and their founding team (with Hani and Abdullah)8:00 - 8:30 About replacing the business plan (Speaker Mohammad Al-Meer)8:30 - 9:30 NetworkingEnds at 9:30
About Startup Q8 (5 min) Speaker: Abdullah Alshalabi Started StartupQ8 and Co-founder of fishfishme.com Time: 7:30 – 7:35TopicThis is a short introduction to answer the following questions:What is Startup Kuwait?Why does Startup Kuwait exist?
About Dishdasha Express (20-25 min) Speakers: Hani Al Elwani and Abdullah Al Aryan Co-founders of Dishdasha Express Time: 7:35 – 8:00TopicThis is going to be something like a dialogue, I’ll ask the co-foundersabout their startup, experience and their life as entrepreneurs
About replacing the Business Plan (10 -15 min) Speakers: Mohammad Al Meer Founder and CEO of Q8 Software Time: 8:00 – 8:30TopicMohammad will explain to us a new model that is currently used inmost startups in the world called Business Model Canvas. This modelis specifically built for startups, as opposed to the business plan thatwas built for big established companies.
Networking (1hr to ∞)The whole idea of this 1 hour activity is to get everyone to knoweveryone. Things we are going to do:1- Everyone will follow everyone in Twitter and Linkedin (you can addinstagram to the list if you want)2- Find what you are looking, for example you can find a programmer,a designer, an investor, a potential partner or a mentor3- Don’t be shy, remember this is the first time for all of us.That’s it, then you are free to go…….