DIFC Innovation Month
A primer for startups
Sunday, 13th June
9-10.30 am GST
At the OPEN STAGE, DIFC Innovation Hub, Gate Avenue
The Innovation Hub
The startup ecosystem in the DIFC offers exciting possibilities for both regulated and non-regulated startups.
Learn more about how to establish your presence in the DIFC.
Are you a startup looking to get funded?
Are you looking for tips to perfect your pitch?
Do you want to know what an early-stage investor looks for?
If yes, then join us at the DIFC Innovation Hub, on Sunday, 13th June, from 9 am to 10.30 am GST!
About Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC) Innovation Month:
In efforts to boost the startup ecosystem, The DIFC Innovation Month will be composed of a series of events hosted by start-ups and traditional firms across different industries, with the aim of empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs. Our hope is to gather the very best talent to focus on what's most important: spurring innovation on a global scale.
These events will cover different themes such as Future of Finance, Growth & Funding, Regulation & Legal, Technologies of Tomorrow, and Sustainability & Future Skills.
10 Leaves Guide to VC Financing for startups
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N2 Technology and 10 Leaves
"How I decide in which startup to invest"
An insightful session with Egor Romanyuk, early-stage investor
Egor Romanyuk has been a professional asset manager for over 10 years. Specializing in distressed assets, shareholder activism.
Currently, Egor resides in Dubai where he invests into local and US private companies (early and late stage rounds). He is an author of numerous financial articles for the Forbes Magazine and Seeking Alpha.
Meet the Panelists!
MEET THE PANELISTS
Founder & CEO
N2 enables Startups raising capital to instantly connect with, and pitch to relevant investors that are actively sourcing deal-flows.
Rohit’s background in business consultancy was key in his founding of 10 Leaves Limited, a niche consultancy with a focus on regulatory authorisations in the DIFC and the ADGM. This venture grew quickly, with a current annual turnover approaching US$ 1 million, in less than two years. He spun off two verticals from this business, including 10 Zone, a business consultancy that provides turnkey solutions to individuals and businesses seeking to setup a base in the UAE and tenl.io, a venture that bridges startups from the UAE to Luxembourg, Berlin, Riyadh and Bengaluru.
Master of Laws, L.L.M. Bishr established and headed the MENA office of the leading Luxembourg law firm, Arendt & Medernach for around 10 years. In this capacity he advised leading financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, MNCs and family offices in both Europe and the Middle East on all issues relating to the structuring of international transactions and the setting-up of regulated or unregulated investment structures. Bishr holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Cologne (Germany), as well as a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Economic Law from the University of Warwick (UK).
A quick look at the DIFC Innovation License
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The Wish List
As a startup in Saudi Arabia, we knew setting up our company in ADGM would have significant benefits. However, the legal process seemed daunting, until we spoke with 10 Leaves. Working with their friendly, professional team has saved us considerable time and financial resources. They always provide quick, clear communication at every step to make each process smooth and easy. I highly recommend 10 Leaves to any company, and I look forward to continuing to work with them.
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