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MiSK Hosts EWC 2020
Prince Mohammed bin Salman Foundation (MiSK), in partnership with King
Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) will host the
Entrepreneurship World Cup 2020 (EWC) from 18-20 October, with the aim
to attract advanced technologies and the best talents to the Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia while supporting Saudi startups, with the participation of
175,000 applicants from 200 countries.
EWC this year attracted 15,000 applications from Saudi
entrepreneurs, 15 of whom were chosen to display their projects
virtually in the Saudi National Finals, which was held on September 7,
2020, as six of these Saudi companies were selected to participate in
the global finals. The first three projects will automatically reach the
final, while the remaining three will compete with other international
companies in the semi-finals.
The winning companies in the Entrepreneurship World Cup 2020 will be
awarded prizes amounting to USD one million, in addition to investment
opportunities and support of up to USD 75 million.