North African start-up, ProvenMed, has been named startup winner of the MIT Arab Startup competition 11th edition Award. ProvenMed Co-Founder & CEO, Souheil Guessoum received the award at the ceremony chaired by the chair of the board of MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab, Hala Fadel. Promoted by MIT Enterprise Forum, the Arab Startup competition Awards aim to create an ecosystem based on the most outstanding startups from across the Arab countries. In addition to demonstration of innovation and a viable business model, winners are selected based on their contribution to advancing sustainability, active social responsibility engagement and participation in Arab projects and partnerships. The 11th edition competition took place in Sultanate Oman on 19th of April 2018 and was supported by Community Jameel, a founding partner for 10 consecutive years. As a local support and engagement in the Sultanate of Oman, strategic partners this year include Riyada, the competition’s governmental backbone, and Omantel, the key contributor and supporter. Regionally, partners also include Zain Group, the competition’s digital partner. ProvenMed, based in Tunis, was founded in 2017 and currently at the commercialization stage of its flagship innovative product ActivGo™ for men. Read more.
Source: Zawya, April 24, 2018