At this exclusive in-person event we’ll be showcasing many of UAE’s hottest startups and coming together to learn from some of the most successful Emirati entrepreneurs of our time. Ready for networking, inspiration and learning?

The Start-up Investment Conference will gather founders, startup enthusiasts, corporates, angel investors, VCs, and media from across Emirates. This is a opportunity for networking, and a meeting point for aspiring entrepreneurs and investors who are aiming to build international tech companies. We’ll have fireside chats with internationally successful founders and insightful keynotes.

Startup conferences is an option to find like-minders, attract investors, and get things rolling. They will open the world of new ideas, offerings, and pro-tips from industry experts. This events is a backbone of the startup ecosystem. Participants make their contribution and share their ideas, experience and problems. We believe that there’s nothing better than real, live startup conferences. Speakers, participants, meetings, parties and extra events – that’s what makes conference memorable and impactful.

OBJECTIVES

FOCUS ON WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:
Identify appropriate metrics for the WOMEN CEO’s performance evaluation – resources &value additions alone or authenticity and how to grow into the future. Discuss challenges facing WOMEN CEO’s as it supports ways to overcome.

WOMEN INNOVATION:
Identify solutions for women based on innovations that will support success as entrepreneurs.

CREATING WOMEN OPPORTUNITIES:
We bring opportunities in the market for Women to give them business ideas and practical business plans required to get success.

WOMEN TRAINING, CONSULTING AND ADVISORY FOR START-UPS:
Recognize women skills, identify area of improvements, learning opportunities to provide Women with comprehensive solutions.

WOMEN START-UPS & INCUBATORS:
Providing support and assistance to Women for doing start up.

WOMEN DIALOGUE AND CONNECTIVITY:
Facilitate dialogue between Women technology innovators, Consultants and regulators to unlock the keys to widespread adoption. Facilitate a two-way interaction to map out future needs and areas where technology has yet to offer a solution. Over the years, we’ve assisted thousands of women by educating and training financial and entrepreneur leadership skills for future contribution to a healthy economy and society.


AGENDA

REGISTRATION

AND BREAKFAST

09:00 AM – 10:00 AM (UAE Time) 

 

10:00 AM – 10:05 AM (UAE Time) 

Berkeleyme Investors Club
Berkeleyme Investors Club is a patent gold standard signature business club. We focus on both creating a global investors community and building a bridge to the skills and ideas of high level professionals with the aim to serve the international investment industry, in order to create value for the society. Read More..

OPENING REMARKS & INTRODUCTION

10:05 AM – 10:20 AM (UAE Time) 

Keynote speaker:

Dr. Musa Shaikh

  • Group CEO – Berkeley Middle East Holding
  • President – Berkeleyme Holding
  • Royal Family Investment Advisor

 

10:20 AM – 10:25 AM (UAE Time) 

Berkeleyme & MS (Voice of Global Women) – A Social Enterprise
Berkeleyme & MS (Voice of Global Women) – A Social Enterprise, support women to get their basic rights from parliament, ensuring women have access to FREE education and Healthcare, Justice at the doorstep, physical protection & mental health, child care benefits, along with generating employment opportunities and developing as entrepreneurs. Read More..

 Speaker:

10:25 AM – 10:40 AM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Name

  • Introduction

 Speaker:

10:40 AM – 10:55 AM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Salma Al Qubaisi

  • President Al Qubaisi Holding Abu Dhabi
  • Berkeleyme & MS Voice of Global Women President- Abu Dhabi
  • Board Member- The Investors Club 
  • IT Planning & Strategy at ADNOC Logistics & Service

Salma Al Qubaisi born in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is an Emirati Technology women leader, serving the largest government organization in the oil & gas sector “ADNOC”. She is an innovative and inspiring personality in the field of Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and Blockchain. She is instrumental in delivering value to IT professionals with her creative thoughts and leadership skills.
Salma Al Qubaisi is a keen investor in Tech Projects, whether it’s a pre-seed, seed, Stage A, or B venture. She is an expert in Tech acquisition including projects based on SaaS, Consumer-based websites, E-Commerce, and Platforms of various types.
She is having leadership skills, Project Management, Budget Planning and Control, Team Development, Business Plan development, Business Continuity Planning & Disaster Recovery Planning, Strategic Acquisition, and Negotiation.

 Speaker:

10:55 AM – 11:10 AM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Name

  • Introduction

 Sponsor

11:10 AM – 11:15 AM (UAE Time) 

Name of the Company

Introduction

 Speaker:

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Name

  • Introduction

 Speaker:

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Name

  • Introduction

 Speaker:

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Name

  • Introduction

 Sponsor

12:00 PM – 12:05 PM (UAE Time) 

Name of the Company

Introduction

 Speaker:

12:05 PM – 12:20 PM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Name

  • Introduction

 Speaker:

12:20 PM – 12:35 PM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Name

  • Introduction

AWARDS

12:35 PM – 1:00 PM (UAE Time) 

LUNCH & PRAYER

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM (UAE Time) 

 Panel Discussion:

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Asma Jan Muhammad
* Finance Director – Local conglomerate, Dubai, UAE.
* Co-author of the book “SHE DARES”

Asma Jan Muhammad is a Chartered Accountant from Pakistan / England & Wales and currently works as Finance Director at a local conglomerate in UAE. In her 20 years of professional career, she has created her name and added value to leading multinational and local groups. Throughout her school and college life she endeavored to achieve top positions, securing two gold-medals in CA exams and also became the first overseas recipient of the “CA Woman of the Year 2019” award conferred by the President of Pakistan in recognition of her services for the UAE Chapter of ICAP members. Despite continuing a challenging profession and family life in terms of time and efforts, she is also giving back to the community by volunteering editorial services for PAD’s monthly periodical “Pehchaan”. She has been speaking for women related causes and is also a mentor for community women seeking professional advice for business startups facing financial challenges. She is also a co-author in MENA Speakers’ “She Dares” which is a collaborative book of powerful stories from 36 inspiring women from across the globe. Asma believes in enabling others and in promoting tolerance, diversity and equality through her writings.

Rosheen Ngorima
* Founder and CEO – Neeps Accounting and Management Services
* Founder and President – Female Founders Initiative Middle East & Africa
* Member – Dubai Business Women Council – UAE
* Founding Member and Finance Director – Zimbabwe Business Council – UAE

A qualified accountant with over 8 years’ experience. I am the Managing Director
of Neeps Consulting Services a full-service business and accounting firm that
offers finance services to various clients in different industries across the globe. Our services can be offered virtually
or physically. I am also the Founder and President of Female Founders Initiative Middle East and Africa a platform
created to amplify voices of inspiring female leaders and female founders in the work or market place.

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* Introduction
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2:45 PM – 2:50 PM (UAE Time) 

Berkeleyme School of Management & Sciences
The World’s Largest Collection of Training Courses. We rephrase the world by educating people who make a difference in the world. Read More..

 Speaker:

2:50 PM – 3:05 PM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Name

  • Introduction

 

3:05 PM – 3:10 PM (UAE Time) 

Berkeley & Lords
Berkeley & Lords is a multinational professional services network of firms, operating as partnerships under the BERKELEY & LORDS brand. B&L ranks as the one of largest professional services networks in the world and is considered one of the finest accounting & consultancy firms. Over the years, we are providing impeccable services to valued clients related to business solutions, related to audit, financing, accounting, tax, technology, consulting and advisory services. We have a complete range of products capable to manage all your business requirements and delivering by meeting the world standards with great customer feedback. We identify your business needs and give you ultimate comfort in your business operations. Read More..

 Speaker:

3:10 PM – 3:25 PM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Name

  • Introduction

 Speaker:

3:25 PM – 3:40 PM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Name

  • Introduction

 

3:40 PM – 3:45 PM (UAE Time) 

Berkeleyme Immigration Services
Berkeleyme Immigration Division can assist you obtain a visa to live and work in Canada, Europe, UK, Australia & USA. We can assist business professionals and skilled workers with Work Permits, Residence Visas, Schengen Visas, and European Relocation Services. Read More..

 Speaker:

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Name

  • Introduction

 Speaker:

4:00 PM – 4:15 PM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Name

  • Introduction

 Speaker:

4:15 PM – 4:20 PM (UAE Time) 

Closing remarks

Khulood Shaban

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Berkeley Middle East Holding

Khulood is a philanthropist, a business leader, successful business entrepreneur, and the most influence Arabic women in Gulf region. He is the CEO of Berkeley Middle East holding an American Emirati Joint venture conglomerate with a diversified portfolio. Khulood career is diversified over several roles including CEO, Director Finance, Financial Controller, & Chief Financial Officer based on decade of experience. Khulood core expertise to manage financial transactions for the whole group and in ongoing projects, arises through Merger or acquisitions, study the fundamental and technical feasibility, evaluate the investment risks by applying high level financial management tools for stakeholders keeping ERP, budgeting, variance reporting aligns with financial strategy of the shareholders. Her strengths are innovative & creativity toward a particular business venture, preparation of business plan, coordination with external auditors, lenders, regulatory authorities, compliances, meeting with investors for arranging of Funds, building a capital Structuring simple and complex, IPO’s securities, active management, & financial decision making.

NETWORKING

4:20 PM – 4:30 PM (UAE Time) 


VENUE

ABU DHABI


AWARDS

We acknowledge the dynamic individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the nation as well as to the business community over the past year. We seek to appreciate the invaluable individuals who work in such high-pressure positions and deliver the best value, and make it prominent how you give the benefit to your enterprise. To assist us in our search for the top minds, we invite you to make your voice heard via a nomination, so we can showcase those who strive to promote the growth and deserve to be commended.


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

This is your chance to get your brand noticed, enhance your company image, increase your network and, of course, grow your business at this unique conference. The benefit will be getting great promotions and receiving some free tickets to the conference as part of the deal. We will have an excellent range of sponsorship opportunities available. If you are interested in discussing specific sponsorship opportunities, get in contact with us.


CONFERENCE SPONSORS

Berkeleyme School

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