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Draper-Aladdin - Official Sponsor of AIBC - Startup Competition
Finding the Next Big Idea One Pitch at a Time
Meet the Drapers
About Tim Draper
Tim Draper is the founder of prominent venture capital firm DFJ. He was an early investor in more than 30 unicorns including Baidu, Hotmail, Skype, Tesla, SpaceX, AngelList, SolarCity, Ring, Twitter, DocuSign, Coinbase, Robinhood, Ancestry.com, Twitch, Cruise Automation, and Focus Media among others. We are proud to say, Tim is a founding investor in AladdinB2B.com Together, we have formed the Draper-Aladdin Startup Competition, a platform for innovative ideas and upcoming startups.
About Alaa Ismail
Alaa Ismail is a serial entrepreneur, strategist, and advisor with more than 15 years of experience in the trade and exhibition industry. The crux of his entrepreneurial career has been in the trade industry, most notably, founding and running AladdinB2B, an online platform that is transforming the trade show industry with online, hybrid, and in-person solutions.
Alaa founded his first company SalesMENA, at the age of 26, which today is the #1 B2B outsource sales solution in the MENA region. SalesMENA has played a key role in the success of international companies in the region for 10 years. Recently, Alaa partnered with Tim Draper to establish Draper-Aladdin Startup Competition, which aims to fund the winning startup with up to 500k USD.
If you are organizing a trade show and looking for a sponsor for your competition, here’s your chance.
Calling all great startups, if you’re looking for funding from the right US based investor, we’d like to hear from you.
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