We aim at Community Jameel Saudi to support and assist entrepreneurs, startups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs). We invest in all efforts to enhance their growth and ensure their steady success by providing mechanisms and platforms which empower them with technical knowledge, business tools, and modern technologies essential for their businesses’ prosperity and expansion.
MIT Enterprise Forum in Saudi Arabia
The MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) in Saudi Arabia is part of a global network of chapters dedicated to the promotion of entrepreneurship and innovation worldwide. We inform, connect, and train Saudi entrepreneurs, enabling them to rapidly transform their ideas into companies that can reshape the world.
Established in 2015, with the goal of promoting and enriching the entrepreneurship ecosystem, the forum aims to celebrate and support all potential startups, entrepreneurs, and social enterprises in Saudi Arabia through the MITEF Saudi Startup Competition, across all fields and industries.
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Ejaro is the first licenced peer-to-peer vehicle sharing platform in the GCC. Vehicle owners can make additional income by easily renting out their private vehicles on the platform.
Insurance policies were specifically designed for the “peer-to-peer” concept in partnership with MEDGULF. These policies and standards were the first of their kind in Saudi Arabia.
Jaleesa is a platform that connects parents to certified and internationally accredited babysitters. This unique application ranked the first in the
Social Enterprises Track in the 4th MITEF Saudi Startup Competition and attracted investors to finance the project.
Fruits 360 is an online business intelligence platform that provides businesses in the retail sector with easily accessible and live analytical reports on sales, operations, payments, and other digital data from their points-of-sale database. Fruits 360 makes it easier for stakeholders to make informed, quick, and
facilitated decisions. In less than two months after ranking first place in the 4th MITEF Saudi Startup Competition – startups track, Fruits 360 made its first contract outside of Saudi Arabia. Presently, their services have expanded to Kuwait, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt.
“After our experience with MITEF Saudi, we recommend entrepreneurs to participate, as they will learn a great deal about entrepreneurship.”
“For us, MITEF Saudi was the gateway to many investors. We also benefitted from consultations and learnt a lot about entrepreneurship. MITEF Saudi enlightened me and allowed me to serve and better build my community.”
Ibtissam Abdul Majeed
“I took part in the MITEF Saudi Startup Competition because of the level of mentoring and guidance they offered. Honestly, the initiative is wonderful. We learnt and benefitted a lot and got to meet others during the competition.”