Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and Chairman of the Executive Council, the second edition of Ajman University “Demo Day” was launched yesterday evening with the participation of a number of government institutions and entities, as well as a group of innovators, entrepreneurs and investors.
The opening ceremony began with a speech by Dr. Karim Seghir, Chancellor, Ajman University, said that, since the inception of AUIC in 2016, it has supported 37 startups; held 21 workshops; provided more than 80 hours of training, which reached AED 600,000 in revenues, contributed in providing 25 job opportunities.
Dr. Karim added, “Today, we are celebrating 20 promising ideas presented by a group of innovators, and we hope you will continue to share your unique innovations and ideas". He addressed the students and asked them to learn from the emerging companies, and inspire their ideas to create their own companies. "Make the change you want to see in the world" and he went on addressing the entrepreneurs "Keep your enthusiasm up, do not be afraid of failure, learn from your mistakes and achieve your great dream. Remember what Thomas Edison once said when he faced difficulties: ‘I didn’t fail; I have found 10 thousand ways that didn’t work.”