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Here’s Why the Next Google is Probably in Palestine

This year, two Palestinian startups accelerated by Arabreneur will be selected to join The Web Summit, and showcase Palestinian innovation and talent in this world-class event which some call “the best technology conference on the planet”.

The event, which started today in Dublin, Ireland, will count with entrepreneurial stars AidBits, a growing Palestinian startup which is improving the efficiency of NGOs in 10 different counties across the MENA region, and EduNation, a social platform for learning and sharing knowledge that has garnered over 65,000 subscribers and operates in six international countries to serve more than 100 schools.

The companies will be pitching their innovations in a battle to be crowned 2014’s best startup, presenting their ideas in front of hundreds of the world’s leading investors and the world’s leading media, who are on the outlook for “the next Google and the next Facebook“, as Niklas Zennström, founder of Skype and Atomico puts it.

For more information: Visit the Web Summit’s website here.

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Valentina Primo

Journalist, globetrotter, and determined idealist. Since Valentina left her home country of Argentina, she has searched for ways to build bridges between cultures and foster dialogue. Her previous work in international organizations in Italy and Germany fed her passion for the world of development, while her 8-year journalistic experience in Argentina and Egypt increased her curiosity for everything that challenges the stereotype. She holds a BA in Journalism and a Masters in Peace Studies with a specialization in Human Rights.

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