TURN8 is a program launched by DP World to foster a global entrepreneurial and innovation culture in the UAE, and they’re coming by in Tirana, Albania on 11 July at the Epoka University, with a pitching competition called “Innov-a-thon Tirana”.
The competition is a one-day idea marathon event organized with the aim to find innovative solutions, business models or technology ideas that can be developed in a 120 day seed accelerator in Dubai, UAE.
Sponsored by Epoka University, Clean Earth Capital and Colliers, the competition is open to everyone who wants to get a chance to pitch an idea for one of the TURN8 themes.The themes include: The Web or mobile applications, e-commerce portals, education and e-learning enhancements, sustainable living technologies, crowdsourced services, social networking innovations and Healthcare technologies.
The program is looking for innovative, passionate, dedicated, driven teams (serial entrepreneurs are very welcome), a minimum of 2 team members made up of a technical expert and a business development person (a must!) and a global, creative and easy to launch ideas within 120 days.