Open to: All companies operating in the Middle East, Central and South Asia and North Africa that were launched after January 2017.
The Middle East will be defined by the following countries for the purpose of the award - GCC countries (to include Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates), Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine Territories and Turkey
Central and South Asia will be defined by the following countries for the purpose of the award - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan
North Africa will be defined by the following countries for the purpose of the award - Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Mauritania
ABOUT THIS CATEGORY
The judges are looking for a start-up business (services launched in the past 24 months) that has disrupted the space through the implementation of new and innovative solutions, challenging the status quo and transforming the industry landscape.
The award will recognise the start-up has demonstrated excellence in its industry sector – either through its innovative products or services, its evident business growth, it's market competitiveness, or its industry impact.
CONFIDENTIALITY OF NOMINATIONS
We understand that some information is highly sensitive and confidential. All the judges will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement so they can assess your achievements with all the facts at their disposal. The information provided in your entry may also be published in connection with the Awards. Confidential material will not be published so long as it is clearly marked as confidential.