MARAKEZ Hosts 5th Startups Without Borders Summit at District 5

MARAKEZ Hosts 5th Startups Without Borders Summit at District 5

In its ongoing mission to support and nurture Egyptian innovation and talent, MARAKEZ hosted the 5th edition of the Startups Without Borders summit on May 10-11, 2024, at the innovative Kamelizer Spaces in District 5, East Cairo, Invest-Gate reports.

Under the theme “Break Borders, Build Global Horizons,” this year’s summit attracted 5,500 innovators worldwide, along with key players in the tech industry. The event gathered brilliant minds who are shaping the future of entrepreneurship.

Moreover, District 5, MARAKEZ’s signature mixed-use development, exemplifies the company’s innovative approach by integrating work, leisure, and commerce in a dynamic urban hub. Known for its quality and meticulous attention to detail, District 5 was an ideal setting for this prestigious event.

Furthermore, the summit boasted a diverse lineup of speakers and prominent investors from many countries, spanning London, Japan, the USA, Senegal, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia. Notable figures such as Ibrahim Sagna, Sadaharu Seiku, and Michael Lints participated, alongside workshops tailored to help entrepreneurs scale their businesses internationally.

For his part, Ashraf Maklad, MARAKEZ’s Chief Commercial Officer, stated, “We are thrilled to host the 5th edition of the Startups Without Borders summit at District 5. At MARAKEZ, we aim to add value to people’s lives and create meaningful connections that transform how people perceive their cities.

Also, Valentina Primo, Founder and CEO of Startups Without Borders, added, “For the past six years, we have travelled across the MENA region and Europe to build a transnational ecosystem for entrepreneurs, regardless of their origins.”

As District 5 continues to develop, it is a prime location for high-profile events like the Startups Without Borders summit, demonstrating MARAKEZ’s commitment to fostering innovation and community.

Notably, this summit added another dimension to District 5’s vibrant community atmosphere, cementing its role as a cornerstone for entrepreneurial and cultural growth.


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