Digital Incubation Center of MoTC Wins Tech Innovation Award 2016
Digital Incubation Center (DIC) won the “Tech Innovation Award 2016” at the “Enterprise Agility Awards 2016” organized Monday by Entrepreneur Qatar at Grand Hyatt Doha Hotel.
Several entrepreneurs and companies were recognized and appreciated at the event that was attended by multiple businesspeople, company owners and entrepreneurs.
DIC Manager Duha Al-Buhendi received the award, which comes as an appreciation to the efforts of DIC throughout the past year aiming at supporting and enabling technological innovation among young entrepreneurs and startup owners in Qatar.
Commenting on the award, Al-Buhendi said, “We are really happy for this recognition and we consider this as an encouragement and furthering our objectives to develop the technology innovation within the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Qatar.”
“The Center supports people who have the passion and tenacity to grow a business through various tracks that help entrepreneurs nurture their ICT ideas, turn them into business opportunities and accelerate the development of their business,” she added.
Meddy, a startup incubated at the DIC, won the “Best Startup of the Year Award”. Meddy co-founder Abdullah Al Khanji said, “We are delighted to be awarded best startup of the year at Enterprise Agility Awards 2016. It is truly an honor to be recognized among one of the best companies and initiatives in Qatar’s business ecosystem.”
Seif Qadi, Co-founder of Urban Point, which is incubated at the DIC and won the “Mobile App of the Year Award”, said, “It is a massive honor to receive the Mobile App of the Year Award from an organization which is a source of inspiration and information for millions and is considered the voice of entrepreneurship around the world. Great credit goes to DIC, our investor, the team, mentors and partners for their role in our success and for helping us achieve this.”
Founded in 2011, the DIC offers expertise and professional guidance in the fields of technology and business. Services include access to space, business planning, education and training, mentorship, and legal advice, among others throughout the phases of the start-up development.