GITR 2016

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As GEW Sudan continued to the second day, people were so excited to attend GITR for the second year. For this unique pitching battle hosted by Morwan Ali and ZeinabElFadil here at the AGC contestants literally fought for their ideas, over 30 startups were initially considered and 8 made it to the ring.

Under the supervision of a panel which included: Ahmad Sufian Bayram – MENA Region manager at Techstars, Dr. Badr Elgasim – Marketing manager at Giad, Mr. Ali Amin – General Director at Erada for microfinance, Mr. Omer Omarabi – General Manager of EBS, Mr. Majdi Taha – Chief Strategy Officer at Zain Sudan.

5 battles and knockout pitches took place, and 2 startups proved to have the best solutions in the ring. The Final 2 represent Sudan in the global GITR in Singapore on May 2017.

Filmedia lead by their deputy general manager Sarah Kheir which aims to change the way Sudan views media by providing a platform that produces short films, vines, mini e-series, documentaries, photo shoots, sketches, events, media campaigns and advertisements.

Wainfinder which was defended by owner Omer Hamdi, a Sudanese version of foursquare to help you find the nearest point of interest to you. WAIN now covers over 30,000 locations.


Light weight winnerFilmedia
Medial weight winnerWain Finder