GIST Alum, Liber Heath, has earned the nomination of best national digital solution in the category of Health and Well-being and will be representing the United Arab Emirates for the 2020 World Summit Awards (WSA).
At last year's GIST Tech-I Pitch Competition, we had a chance to talk with Dr. Iffat Zafar of Sehat Kahani about her startup, being a GIST Entrepreneur, paying-it-forward by being a GIST Mentor to new generations, and the role GIST plays in startup ecosystems.
Innovation Hubs, or IHubs, are designed to build strong and vibrant networks of young science and technology entrepreneurs around the world. The Hubs are created in partnership with local startup incubators. For the participating incubators, IHub offers another avenue to support their entrepreneurs.
Nearly 30 science and technology entrepreneurs from emerging economies concluded their participation in the new GIST Business Incubation program during the GIST Business Incubation Showcase and Reception held on November 21 at the Halcyon incubator in Washington, D.C.
As part of the new GIST Business Incubation program, nearly 30 innovative science and technology entrepreneurs representing startups from emerging economies have been working at 10 U.S.-based incubators to learn how to expand their businesses into the United States market. The entrepreneurs have also been making connections with key ecosystem stakeholders, refining their business ideas, building their business plans, and conducting customer discovery.
Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at some program activities.