Morocco attracts startups stars to Level Up event | wamda

Photo credit: erikaow on Flickr

Photo credit: erikaow on Flickr

wamda reports on Morocco’s drive to boost tech entrepreneurship:

Moroccan entrepreneurs are rushing to develop a thriving startup sector, and this year they managed to attract major players from their eastern neighbors to the annual Level Up Morocco meetup.

The two day event in Casablanca over June 11-12, run by entrepreneur groupStartupYourLife, brought in twelve international mentors, speakers, and investors including from Jordanian accelerator Oasis500 and the Egyptian business angels network Cairo Angels.

The first day started with a bootcamp for 12 startups, who worked on projects before pitching to a jury of mentors and investors. Four stood out, winning a chance to pitch to a crowd of 300 the next day… [full story]

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