Winners of Create@Alibaba Cloud MEA Startup Contest Announced (HÜRRİYET) (WEBRAZZI)
The Middle East and Africa region leg of the international Create@Alibaba Cloud Start-Up Competition, organized by Alibaba Cloud in 12 countries, was held in Istanbul. While Surplus Food was selected as the winner of the competition, Kimola, Parkpalet, Piri Guide and Tirport also qualified to participate in the second stage of the competition to be held in Nanjing, China in September. Surplus Food, the winner of the competition, received the prize worth 50 thousand dollars, while the other four startups were awarded with 10 thousand dollars.
Alibaba Cloud, a cloud computing company within the Alibaba Group, held the Create@Alibaba Cloud Start-Up Competition, which has an important international place for start-ups, together with its business partner TRADEFIVE in Turkey. Surplus Food, Kimola, Parkpalet, Piri Guide and TIRPORT , which will participate in the second stage of the competition to be held in China by winning the competition in Istanbul, will compete to participate in the world final to be held in Hangzhou in October 2018 and become the new unicorn of Alibaba Group. Arzuhan Doğan Yalçındağ, Suzan Sabancı Dinçer, Murat Özyeğin, Arda Ermut, Serra Akçaoğlu, Cansen Başaran Symes, Rabih I. Khoury jury members in the competition, which offers the chance to win important investment opportunities from China, as well as cloud resources and support programs worth 200 thousand dollars. was among.