• Geeks on a Plane (GOAP) coming to Dubai Tech Nights

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    Hello DTNers, Come meet Dave McClure and his buddy geeks coming all the way from Silicon Valley to meet you guys. GOAP is coming to town and this is definitely a no miss event. (what is GOAP ? http://geeksonaplane.com/) There will be plenty of super successful Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and investors to hear from and network with. Please make sure you mark your calendar and RSVP, this event will no doubt fill up so please RSVP soon, the venue will be Knowledge Village Auditorium, so please make sure you RSVP to the event if you want to go. Again, don’t miss this great opportunity to meet some of the most influential figures in the world of entrepreneurship and venture capital. See you all soon, The DTN team --- About Geeks on A Plane Organized by 500 Startups (http://500startups.com/), Geeks on a Plane (#GOAP (http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%23goap)) is an invite-only tour for startups, investors, and executives to learn about burgeoning technology markets worldwide. We travel by planes, trains, and automobiles to the most exciting international startup scenes with the sole mission of uniting geeks and exploring cross-border opportunities. The result: a lifelong bond with fellow travelers, a wealth of new friends and business contacts in exploding technology markets, and a stronger appreciation for the cultural and economic ties that bind us globally. Program Goals:Meet startups, geeks, and investors in cities around the world. Learn about trends in internet, mobile, and other tech platforms. Gain insight into local markets, demographics, business models. Meet cool people, new ventures, have fun on planes, trains, buses.

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  • DTN @ GITEX - ICT fund Initiatives

    Gitex - Dubai Internet City stand

    Hello DTNer's Its Gitex week, and many people are visiting the exhibition. Today Omar AlMahmoud will talk about the many initiatives they are launching at the ICT fund to fuel innovation and entrepreneurship in Dubai and the UAE. Make sure to pass by if you're there today!

  • DTN Sept 2013 meetup

    DIC Building 3 - Thuraya Hall

    Hello Fellow DTNers, We have an exciting new DTN coming up on Sunday the 22th @ Thuraya Hall in DIC building 3. We have 2 great speakers for you: Mr. Omar Soudodi from PayFort (http://www.payfort.com) Will tell us about the history and future of electronic payments, trends and opportunities of ecommerce payments in the region. Mudassir Shiekha from Careem (http://www.careem.com) Careem is a private car booking service that is upgrading the way people travel around town. People can order a car online or using our mobile app, track their rides in real-time, pay with credit cards, and access receipts online. Please make sure you RSVP to this great event and arrive on time. Thanks, The DTN team

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  • DTN June 2013 meetup

    DIC Building 3 - Thuraya Hall

    Hello Fellow DTNers, June 's DTN is going to be hot like the weather. We will be profiling one of the biggest ecommerce sites in the region, the Dubai based Souq.com's CEO Ronaldo Mouchawar. Ronaldo Mouchawar will be sharing with us the Story of Souq.com and challenges & growth they encountered along the way. See you all there, please make sure you RSVP and come on time. Thanks, The DTN team

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  • DTN May 2013 meetup

    DIC Building 3 - Thuraya Hall

    Tourism is booming in UAE and Dubai is back on track!! Hello Fellow DTNers, We have an exciting new DTN coming up on Sunday the 12th @ Thuraya Hall in DIC building 3. It's all about travel and tourism this time; therefore, we have assembled 3 great speakers for you: Mr. Blagoja Hamamdziev (http://www.linkedin.com/in/blagojahamamdziev) & John Fohr (http://www.linkedin.com/in/johnfohr) will share with us their story of TravelerVIP (http://www.travelervip.com/en/), and how they've been able to raise the money and compete with the players in the market.. Mr. Abrar Ahmad (http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=3973486) from Travel Capitalist Ventures (http://www.travelcapitalist.com/) will share with us "Emerging trends and opportunities within travel vertical". Please make sure you RSVP to this great event and arrive on time. Thanks, The DTN team

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  • DTN April 2013 meetup

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    Hello Fellow DTNers, April's DTN is all about startups!, we will be profiling two great Dubai based startups and are hoping you can engage them heavily with your discussions and questions. Saeid Hejazi will present his new startup Wally, a personal finance app, and Tarig El-sheikh will present Knotstandard.com, an e-commerce site selling Men's BESPOKE suits. See you all there, please make sure you RSVP and come on time. Thanks, The DTN team

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  • DTN March2013 meetup

    DIC Building 3 - Thuraya Hall

    Hello Fellow DTNers, We have an exciting new DTN coming up on Sunday the 17th @ Thuraya Hall (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Dubai%20Internet%20City%2C%20Dubai) in DIC building 3. We have assembled 3 great speakers for you. - Mr. Scott Gillespie will share with us "global lessons on going to NEW markets. A (checklist) that founders should consider in preparing to go beyond their local market" - Mr. Ravi Bhusari & Brian Sigafoos will share with us the growth story of Duplays , and how they've been able to scale their business and the technology behind it. Please make sure you RSVP to this great event and please make sure you arrive on time. Thanks, The DTN team

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  • DTN February 2013 meetup

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    Hello DTNers, We are super excited about this February Meetup.The themse is all about exits. We will share the perspective of 2 local entrepreneurs that have managed to create exit opportunities for their companies. the speakers are below: Mohamed Hamedi - Will share with us his exit story of Sphere Networks & Game Minion. Ihsan Jawad - Will share with us his story with Zawya and its successful acquisition by Thomson Reuters. This should be a great DTN so please make sure you RSPV early to this event because we will cap the venue at 100 people, and please make sure you come on time. Thanks, The DTN Team

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  • 27th Dubai Tech Nights Meetup - January 2013

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    Hello Fellow DTNers, We are starting the new year with a bang!. 2013 should be a great year for DTN, plus this event will mark our 3rd year anniversary :) We have a great lineup of speakers for this event, and as usual, an exciting and relevant topic to talk about. Our first speaker, Fadi Yousuf, is the founder and managing director of Axeldata Systems, Fadi will educate us on the world of Big Data, a field that is gaining massive traction due to the popularity of Social networking. Our second speaker, Muhammed Mekki, Co-Founder of Namshi.com who will share with us his exciting journey with Namshi and all the ups and down of his entrepreneurial venture. Please make sure RSVP for the event and come on time, and please share this meetup with your techie friends. See you all on Jan 8th, The DTN Organizing Team.

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  • Dubai Tech Nights Meetup - November 2012 - Speaker, Topic and Location

    DIC Building 3 - Thuraya Hall

    Hello Fellow DTNers, We are very excited to announce that we will have The Middle East Entrepreneur of the Year 2012, From Gulf Business & Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year from Ernst & Young, Paul Kenny (http://ae.linkedin.com/in/pauldkenny) the founder and CEO of Cobone (http://cobone.com). Paul is going to tell us about the story of Cobone, how it all started and how it became a strong brand in this region, competing with global brands like Groupon and LivingSocial. Prepare your questions! (picture from itp.net) Then, entrepreneurs know what comes next! Their exciting opportunity to pitch their ideas in a maximum of 2 minutes and ask for investment, partnership or support. PLEASE email us your details before the event if you want to pitch. So, be prepared, and if you would like to pitch, tell the host before the meetup or mention your name here in this meetup board. The venue is Dubai Internet City Building #3, Thuraya Hall ... RSVP now in this link http://www.meetup.com/dubaitechnights/events/89989442/ ............................................................ Supported & Sponsored By:

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