Algeria - National startup conference held in Algiers
Friday, 10 09 2020, Category: Economy, Country: Algeria
ALGIERS- The national startup conference, "Algeria Disrupt 2020," opened Saturday in Algiers under the chairmanship of President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune, in the presence of Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad and members of the government.
Organized by the deputy ministry for Knowledge Economy and Startups, the conference is being held at the International Conference Centre (ICC) with the aim of creating a space for exchange and discussion on issues relating to startups and the ways to develop them in Algeria.
The event will also be an opportunity to announce the measures taken by the government to support the start-up ecosystem, including the launch of the Startup Investment Fund, as well as the new regulatory framework dedicated to these companies.
Approximately 1000 participants take part in this event, including startups, incubators, representatives of government and financial institutions, economic operators, experts, associations, universities and research centers.
Three panels will be organized as part of this conference, on topics related to the legal framework, venture capital and incubators/accelerators.
Shortly before the opening of the event, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune paid a visit to an Algerian startup show, held on the sidelines the national startup conference, bringing together some 40 startups, aimed at shedding light on the creativity of young Algerian project leaders, who continue to display their potentials, especially during this pandemic.
President Tebboune talked to exhibitors who gave a short overview of their innovative projects.