Si­hat­ech Wins 1st Place at Arab­net Riyadh Startup Bat­tle

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10 entrepreneurs took to the stage at the Startup Bat­tle and pre­sented their in­no­va­tive prod­ucts and ser­vices in front of a panel of high cal­iber judges and an au­di­ence of in­vestors, me­dia, and entrepreneurs. The top three win­ners of the Startup Bat­tle who qual­i­fied to take part in Arab­net’s first Startup Cham­pi­onship in Dubai are: health­care plat­form Si­hat­ech, beauty ser­vices mar­ket­place Spoilee, and smart phone med­i­cal con­sul­tants Cura. The three star­tups will have booths dur­ing the Arab­net Dig­i­tal Sum­mit 2017 in Dubai. Au­to­mated Ara­bic lan­guage plat­form Dhad Spell Checker won the Peo­ple’s Choice Award. Fur­ther­more, 10 as­pir­ing entrepreneurs re­ceived the chance to pitch their ideas to judges and in­vestors for the Ideathon Com­pe­ti­tion and win­ners re­ceived cash prizes to help con­vert their idea into an upand-com­ing startup. War­, an elec­tronic plat­form for car main­te­nance work­shops took first place, while Ranam, an in­ter­ac­tive app that of­fers an ex­cit­ing gam­i­fied ex­pe­ri­ence of dif­fer­ent col­ors of mu­sic, and He­bli, a mar­ket­place/ lo­gis­tics plat­form, took sec­ond and third places re­spec­tively. The Peo­ple’s Choice Award went to Data­base Ser­vice App, a mo­bile ap­pli­ca­tion that will con­sti­tute of a sin­gle repos­i­tory for all type of ser­vices a cus­tomer needs. Arab­net’ an­nual Bat­tle of the Games that takes place in Riyadh fea­tured the par­tic­i­pa­tion of 4 game de­vel­op­ers going head to head while show­cas­ing their in­no­va­tion. Saudi Cards took first place for an aug­mented re­al­ity cards game that fea­tures a fluc­tu­a­tion of play­ers’ net worth (changes within a top bil­lion­aires list) within a tra­di­tional Saudi souq theme, while the Peo­ple’s Choice Award went to Ship Sta­tions, an end­less runner’s game of a space­ship in a space sta­tion that was pro­duced with the 3D unity en­gine.

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