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Startup Grind Asmara is delighted to host events presented by AWS. Amazon Web Services, or AWS, provides on-demand cloud computing platforms and APIs to individuals, companies, and governments, on a pay-as-you-go basis. Through the AWS Activate program, AWS provides startups with a low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow their companies. Visit to apply.

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Past Events

Bioinformatics and Healthcare Implications

The Current Momentum of Eritrean Startups and Entrepreneurs with Global Perspective

Benefits of Design + Technology with Filmon Abrha (Founder Mena Creative)

The Entrepreneur’s Well-being with Dr. Estifanos Haile a Senior Medical Doctor


Entrepreneurial Leadership with Ermias Russom founder BIETNA ONLINE MASTERY

Tech Skills Trending in 2020 and Beyond and How to Stay Up-to-date

The Intersection of Identity, Creativity & Business with Swakara Atwell-Bennett (BetterShared)

Business and Design with Daniel Abbay (Co-founder of WeAfric)

FOCUS as a Business Model with Almaz Yohannes (CEO, African Queen) + WORKSHOP - Presented by AWS

Purpose x Passion = Progress with Marta Krupinska (Startup Grind Cross-Collaboration Event)

Celebrating Female Entrepreneurs: Anne Wojcicki, 23andMe and Thorold Barker, Wall Street Journal

#SGWomen - We are Hosting Yordanos Tekle (CEO and Founder, YORDA House of Knowledge)

#SGWomen Anyone Can Start a Business - Lesson from Martha Ermias (CEO Founder, Path2Success Academy)

The Role of Profession in Entrepreneurship - Why and How to become an Entrepreneur

AWS Mentorship Month and We are hosting Ghede Asrat, an Educator, Author and Motivational Writer

We are Hosting Prof. Tesfay Haile, Founder of SMAP Institute

Startup Grind Asmara - End of Year 2019 Party

Exploring Innovation and Entrepreneurship Potential in Eritrea: An Experience by TOTAL Eritrea

The Lean-Startup Method: Building Small, Medium, Large Enterprises and Institutions

Fostering Entrepreneurship Education and Training in Eritrean Higher Education Institutions

Data Science Opportunities and Challenges in Developing Countries

Promoting the Desire to Learn and Educational Productivity with Technology

SGx Asmara is Featuring Ebtisam Hussien – A Skilled Woman, Co-Founder and Passionate Cake Maker

The Current Status of Startup Ecosystem in Eritrea

Empowering Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship


  • Teklehaimanot Embaye

    Teklehaimanot Embaye

    Global Nquhdemena Technology Center

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  • Semereab Estifanos Mengesha

    Semereab Estifanos Mengesha

    Azel Pharmaceutical Share Company

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  • Lidia Kidane

    Lidia Kidane

    African Institute for Mathematical Science

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  • Haile Tesfay

    Haile Tesfay

    Ultrates It Solutions Ltd

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  • Michael Berhe

    Michael Berhe

    National Union Of Eritrean Youth and Students

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  • Goitom Kfle Gebremariam

    Goitom Kfle Gebremariam

    Eritrea Institute of Technology

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