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Bethlehem Chapter Director
Salah is the Country Director of BEEADEE Project in Palestine which is Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State under the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and in partnership with Indiana University, and hosted at Bank of Palestine, Bethlehem Branch.
BEEADEE, which focus areas are incubator development with a supporting network and programs in Bethlehem, and additional work toward necessity-based entrepreneur development, outreach, education, and network building and Business Incubator creation. Prior to leading BEEADEE, Salah was the CEO of BADER ICT incubator and ICT HUB at Rawabi City.
With over eight years of experience in managing information systems projects in Europe and the Middle
East, and the upgrade and implementation of Oracle JD Edwards (ERP) solution.
In 2013, Salah co-founded and headed Advanced Technologies for Business (ATB), a firm specialized in providing software solutions to a variety of clients in Palestine, in the Retail and Hospitality industries, including major international chains such as KFC and Pizza Hut. Prior to leading ATB, Salah has served as an advisor to the Palestinian Minister of National Economy, and a Business Developer at Atlantic Technologies, Italy.
Frequent mentor and coach to other Palestinian entrepreneurs, through events like Global Entrepreneurship Week, Garage48, AngelHack and Startup Weekend
Salah holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy.
Ahmed is Middle East Regional Director of Startup Grind and runs the Khartoum Chapter . Powered by Google for Entrepreneurs, Startup Grind is a Silicon Valley based global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs through monthly events in 200 cities and 98 countries . Ahmed is running a cyber security consultancy company called Dukooo , along with SIMPAY ,a Mobile Money FinTech Startups aims to Disrupt the Africa market by Connecting the Unbanked Customers to Merchants by Processing Payments through mobile services .