LEAP 2024: Tech Investors and Startups Converge in Riyadh

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LEAP 2024: Tech Investors and Startups Converge in Riyadh

The third edition of LEAP (Leading Emerging and Advancing Projects), scheduled for March 4-7, 2024, will once again bring together top tech investors and innovators at the Riyadh Exhibition and Convention Center. Hosted by the Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming, and Drones, and Tahaluf company, the event will feature over 1,000 speakers and 10 stages dedicated to exploring cutting-edge technology and investment opportunities.At the Investor Stage, renowned investors will share insights on the latest trends in technology investment. Discussions will delve into the intersection of technology with government policies and innovation, unlocking successful financing strategies, and identifying emerging investment opportunities.The Startup Stage will host industry experts like Blossom Accelerator CEO & Founder Emon Shakoor and Raiven Capital Founding Partner Supreet Singh Manchanda to guide aspiring entrepreneurs. Sessions will cover business planning, transforming ideas into successful startups, and the crucial role of user experience in driving growth and success.The third edition of LEAP reintroduces the Rocket Fuel Pitch competition, awarding a total of over $1,000,000 in prizes across six categories:

* LEAP Award: $250,000 for the most outstanding startup

* Shooting Star Award: $150,000 for early-stage startups

* Aviatrix Award: $150,000 for startups led by women

* Technology for Humanity Award: $150,000 for startups driving positive social impact

* Into New Worlds Award: $150,000 for startups advancing Metaverse and Web 3.0 technologies

* Artificial Intelligence Award: $150,000 for startups utilizing AI in innovative ways