Wasim Abu Salem winner of Calcalist and ArabtechPort competition

Following a unique collaboration between ArabtechPort, the British Embassy in Tel Aviv and Calcalist, we ran a competition to choose a promising startup from Arab society to join MindTheTech 2019 conference in London, which will be held on 11-13 September 2019.

We were delighted to receive a high number of promising applicants, exerting their capabilities and expressing their sincere desire to join the competition and finally we decided to choose Wasim Abu Salem, founder and CEO of Loop. Congratulations Wasim! We wish you the best of luck in your endeavors and may this trip assist you to learn, connect and go global.

Furthermore, ArabtechPort would like to thank all other participants in this year’s competition, as also, sincerely thank our partners for making this opportunity possible.


Established in 2015, with the aim to empower children with fundamental skills, tools and ways of thinking that will in turn, enable them to adapt to the constant sea of changes in technology. Loop mentors and guides the next generation to develop revolutionary ideas at a young age, starting from the first stages of learning programming languages, to the formation of their own startup.

To read more about loop, click here.

Calcalist MindTheTech 2019

This is an opportunity to meet with top tier business executives, entrepreneurs & government representatives from Israel and the UK who will gather in London to take part in an exclusive invite-only innovation conference. Mind the Tech London 2019 will include a series of unique encounters and discussions on topics focusing on innovation & tech, business ties with Israel, investment and business development opportunities and more. During the conference, we shall examine the ways in which tech and innovation manifest in an array of fields, from Retail and mobility to finance and AI.

To read more about the conference, click here.

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