wins OmanX Challenge

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In August, Phaze Ventures launched the OmanX Startup Challenge with the objective of finding and supporting local talent to solve high-value problems in the key sectors within the economy.

The winner of the challenge would receive a 10,000 OMR grant and the opportunity to be considered for the Phaze Ventures’ accelerator program in partnership with Petroleum Development Oman.

Later the challenge saw an amazing turnout, with 150 participants registering in under 48 hours; and a total of 16 teams reaching the finals. Over the course of the intensive 3-week challenge, the teams worked with their assigned mentors that helped them solidify their value proposition, and further develop their MVP software solution in preparation for pitch day.

Key theme of the challenge was enterprise software, and the teams’ ideas ranged from solutions for the energy sector, to fin-tech, to waste management, and more; and after a very competitive pitch-day, the judges were able to shortlist 4 finalists; and after much deliberation, the winner of the OmanX Startup Challenge was

The team consists of 3 enthusiastic co-founders, Saleh Al-Tamami, Mohammed Al-Tamami, and Ahmed Al-Issaei, who have shared experience in launching startups, fintech, techno-commercial services, software development, and machine learning.

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