The point of being an entrepreneur is to give people a choice or a solution they didn’t even know they wanted.
CEO, IOHK (Cardano)
We are now in the middle of digital transformation. For us it is clear that technology, especially blockchain will lead to greater ends.
HON. MINISTER YOGIDA SAWMYNADEN
Minister of Technology, Communication & Innovation, Republic Mauritius
The Official launch of KitToken ICO took place at WBS, where 8 billion KITs released into the global cryptocurrency market of which 3.5 billion sold during Pre ICO, 2.5 billion Airdropped and 2.5 billion reserved.
Discoperi, a Ukrainian-based startup that developed a smart IoT device to predict and prevent car accidents, won the Startup World Cup - Regional Finale, powered by Fenox Venture Capital. They got the chance to fly to San Francisco and compete for its grand investment prize — US $1,000,000.
Grapevine facilitates a decentralized borderless ecosystem populated with every stakeholder in health. They beat 20 other finalists from all over the world and stunned the judges with the ability to tell the story with impact at the summit.
Over 40 emerging startups showcased their products and solutions at the exhibition area, in the heart of the venue. They attracted the attention of partners, decision makers, international media, and of course investors and other startup founders.
Global investors ranging from VCs to angel investors had one-on-one meetings with emerging startups to discuss deal flow, investment landscape and explored the most promising talent and their innovations.
To let off some steam after a packed day at WBS, the latest all-girl K-Pop sensation band Wanna.B sang their hit singles for our attendees in an exclusive LIVE performance at the summit.