• RVC Venture Capital Conference

    Monday & Tuesday (28-29)/01/2019
    Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski
        Remaining Time    

    06
    Days
    50
    Hours
    50
    Minutes




Conference Vision

Riyadh Valley Company Conference


Spreading the culture of venture capital and startups in the region by focusing on leveraging the local capabilities, investing locally and globally in early-stage and growth businesses to create financial returns and strategic returns that will support the future of economic development of KSA and contributing to achieve its Vision 2030 goals.

About The Company

Riyadh Valley Co


Riyadh Valley Company, King Saud University Investment Vehicle, is a strategic investor, focused on leveraging the local capabilities, investing locally and globally in early-stage and growth businesses to create financial returns and strategic returns that will support the future of economic development.



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Schedule

Conference Agenda

28 January
08:00 – 09:00
Registration and welcome refreshments
09:00 - 09:05
Recitation of the Holy Quran
09:05 - 09:20
Welcome address by Riyadh Valley Company

09:20 – 09:30
Sponsorship Awards
09:30 – 09:50
Keynote address

The Region’s VC Outlook: 2019 and beyond

09:50 – 10:50
Panel discussion

The role of Vision 2030 in creating the right ecosystem for entrepreneurial and start-up businesses

10:50 – 11:50
Panel discussion

VC and as a new opportunity for corporate investors

11:50 – 12:30
Prayer & Networking Coffee Break
12:30 – 14:00
Competition

Startup Business Plan Competition

14:00 – 15:30
Networking Lunch and end of Day One
29 January
08:00 – 09:00
Registration and welcome refreshments
09:00 – 09:05
Welcome address
09:05 – 09:20
Keynote address

Research and Development Office (RDO) Role in realizing Vision 2030

09:20 – 10:10
Panel discussion

Role of Universities in transforming KSA into VC hotbeds

10:10 – 11:00
Panel discussion

Accessing the best investment opportunities

11:00 – 11:50
Panel discussion

Top trends for VC investments

11:50 – 12:30
Prayer & Networking Coffee Break
12:30 - 14:00
Competition

Startup Business Plan Competition Winners Announcement

14:00 – 14:15
Closing Remarks
14:15 – 15:30
Networking Lunch and End of conference

GSV Labs Participating in the competition

Competition


The Riyadh Valley Company, one of Saudi Arabia's leading early stage investors has partnered with GSVlabs to launch The Saudi Startup Challenge in order to find the most innovative startups in all of Saudi Arabia.

Applicants will be screened by one of Silicon Valley’s leading resources for accelerating startup growth, GSVlabs. Via their proprietary startup evolution methods GSVlabs will work with RVC to select the top applicants to present at the 2019 RVC & GSVlabs Venture Capitalist Conference in Riyadh on January 28th. Finalists will present at the conference to over 200 attendees and ultimately our selection committee, made up of GSVlabs senior executives, local Saudi Investor’s and University leaders will choose the 1 winner which will be announced on January 29, 2019.

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Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski

Date: 28 & 29 January 2018

Time: 8 AM to 4 PM

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