The first Investing Forum in Science and Technology was held from 27th April – 28th April, under the patronage of Mr. Rafik El-Hariri (The Former Lebanon Prime Minister).
The first forum was held under slogan of “Success Stories and Promising Opportunities”, The Forum included three sessions where 12 businessmen were talked, Also workshop was organized to train the business men entrepreneur and investors.
About 50 businessmen and investors were participated in the First Investing forum in science and technology, in additional to venture capital companies presenters, entrepreneur projects’ owners and 5 starts up companies from all over the world.
The Second Investing Forum in Science and Technology was held under patronage of his highness Prince Abdel-Maged Ibn Abdel-Aziz Al Saud, governor of Makah, Saudi Arabia, it was from 18th Dec. – 20th Dec. 2004, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
The Second Investing Forum slogan was “local innovation and international competition”, this forum organized 3 sessions where 25 business men talked, and 2 workshops were organized for the entrepreneur business men and investors.
About 120 businessmen and investors were participated in the second forum, Also the forum’s participants included: major technologies companies, Capital ventures representatives and 8 starts up companies.
As Success containing of the Arab investing forum in technology, the third forum held from 27th Sept. - 28th Sept. 2005 in Manama, Bahrain, under patronage of his highness El- Sheikh Selman Ibn Hamad Al Khlifa, crown prince of Bahrain, and president of Economic Development Board in Bahrain.
The Third forum’s slogan was “More opportunities ...and more investment”, which included 3 sessions where 25 businessmen talked; also workshops for businessmen were organized.
122 businessmen were participated in the forum beside large technology companies, 10 starts up companies and a lot of capital venture represents.
The Forth Investing Forum in Science and Technology was held from 10th – 11th April 2006 in Kuwait. The Forum was held under patronage his highness El-Sheikh Nawaf Al- El-Sabah, crown prince of Kuwait, the forum’s slogan was “The Arab risk capital industry development”.
The Forum included 3 sessions where 25 business men talked, Also workshop was organized for the businessmen.
125 businessmen participated in the fourth forum in additional to major technologies companies; Capital ventures representatives and 17 starts up companies.
From 12th-13th Dec. 2007, the fifth Investing Forum in Science and Technology was organized in Amman, Jordon under patronage of King Abdel-Allah Ibn Hussein, king of Jordon.
The Fifth forum slogan was “Toward the development of the venture capital in the Arab world”, 20 starts up companies participated in the forum that included 3 sessions also 21 businessmen participated.
2 workshops were organized and about 125 businessmen participated in the forum in additional to major technologies companies, Capital ventures representatives and a lot of starts up companies.
In the Egyptian capital, Cairo and from 12th may – 14th may 2009, the sixth Investing Forum in the technology was held, under patronage of Dr. Ahmed Nazif the prime Egyptian minister.
The sixth forum’s slogan was “In the light of the global financial crisis… the technology is attractive alternative to the Arab capital”. The forum included 3 sessions where 25 businessmen talked in. Also 2 workshops were organized for businessmen entrepreneur and investors.
30 starts up company participated the forum, and about 180 businessmen, investors, major technologies companies and Capital ventures representatives.