Startup Funding From A-Z With Marcel Muenster & Global Entrepreneurship Summit Call For Applications

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 2:30 – 4:30 PM UTC

Get a financial checkup from Dr. Marcel Muenster, and take your startup to the next level with a chance to pitch at the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Fresh from his speech at the World Economic Forum, doctor turned serial entrepreneur/VC, Marcel is a Techstars mentor and founder & CEO of The Gritti Fund. He's been featured in Forbes,TechCrunch, The New York Times & Entrepreneur Middle East.

About this event

Is your startup ready for the global stage? 

Find out from representatives from the Dutch and US embassies at the region's only call for applications. The Global Entrepreneurship Summit in The Hague, hosted by the Netherlands and the USA, offers an unparalleled stage for scale-ups and a chance to showcase their enterprises before a selected group of top investors, founders, funders, experts and policymakers. The Summit is a high-energy, big-idea event, with TED-talks, interactive stages and unique networking opportunities. An estimated 20,000 emerging leaders have participated in Global Entrepreneurship Summits since 2010. 

Get a checkup before your take off! 

Fresh from his speech at the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos, Startup Grind Abu Dhabi welcomes Dr. Marcel Muenster. Marcel is a digital health and healthcare artificial intelligence expert; the Founder and CEO of Doctor in Your Pocket. Doctor in Your Pocket is the industry’s first global medical concierge service, giving international travelers access to trusted local, virtual, and house call doctors around the clock, anywhere in the world.  in 2014, the Digital Health Forum named his company the “Hottest Digital Health Startup” and he won the Web in Travel Middle East startup showcase. In 2015, Marcel was a finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award. In his latest endeavor, Marcel founded The Gritti Fund, the world's first purpose-driven, and happiness-focused investment fund

Prior to starting Doctor in Your Pocket, Marcel was a healthcare management consultant and trained as a medical doctor and public health expert at Johns Hopkins. His experience spans across the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

Besides his CEO role, Marcel  mentors portfolio companies at:

A-Level Capital

General Catalyst


Check out what happened



Tuesday, February 19, 2019
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM UTC


2:30 PMNetworking & Food
3:00 PMFireside Chat/Q&A
4:00 AMGES Call For Applications
4:30 PMNetworking Glo (Rosewood Hotel)


  • Alex JB

    Chapter Director

  • Ahmad Fahim Didar

    Startup Grind

    Community & Partnership Manager

  • Ahmed Sheikh