Ooredoo and Plug and Play To Co-Host Live Webinar on Innovation and Start-Ups

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Published June 10th, 2020 - 09:38 GMT
Ooredoo and Plug and Play To Co-Host Live Webinar on Innovation and Start-Ups
The virtual event will share learnings and insights into best innovation practices for the business ecosystem, with Ooredoo inviting Wheel the World, a start-up with which it connected via Plug and Play, to participate.
Highlights
Plug and Play, with whom Ooredoo cemented a partnership in 2019, is responsible for facilitating connections between large corporations and the world’s top 10,000 consolidated start-ups.

Ooredoo, the region’s leading enabler of digital business innovation, today announced it is to partner with Silicon Valley-based Plug and Play, the world’s largest incubator of start-ups, to hold a Best Practices webinar on 10 June 2020.

Plug and Play, with whom Ooredoo cemented a partnership in 2019, is responsible for facilitating connections between large corporations and the world’s top 10,000 consolidated start-ups. The virtual event will share learnings and insights into best innovation practices for the business ecosystem, with Ooredoo inviting Wheel the World, a start-up with which it connected via Plug and Play, to participate.

The webinar will feature a live Q&A with Fatima Al-Kuwari, Chief Consumer Officer at Ooredoo Qatar, as well as a live Q&A and then deep-dive discussion with Ooredoo’s Digital Enablement team and Wheel the World on their innovation journey and the success seen in their first year of partnership with Plug and Play.

Participants must be registered to join in with the virtual event, and registration can be completed at https://plugandplay.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tj490b5sS6yWFjsUvsos3w, where they can also find more information.

To join the event, registered participants can go to: https://www.plugandplaytechcenter.com/events/featured-partner-series-ooredoo/.

Sabah Rabiah Al-Kuwari, Director PR at Ooredoo, said: “We’re delighted to be working with Plug and Play to hold this virtual event, a first for us at Ooredoo and yet another example of how we’re adapting our operations during these unusual, challenging times. Our partnership with Plug and Play has given us access to a large number of exciting start-ups, Wheel the World included, and is helping us ensure we can provide the best products and services to our customers by connecting with these start-ups. It also gives us early access to new products and cutting-edge technologies, and allows us to speed up implementations using an innovative fast-track framework. We’re looking forward to sharing our insights with event participants, and to a stimulating event packed full of useful, interesting information and experiences.”

Ooredoo holds the honour of being Plug and Play’s partner running the highest number of pilots and most products going to market in 2019, based on benchmarking the first year of a company joining the Plug and Play ecosystem, an accolade which underscores its innovation-driven approach and commitment to sourcing and developing cutting-edge solutions for its customers.

Business customers can leverage the Ooredoo Advantage, making Ooredoo “Best for Business,” thanks to its breadth and depth of talent, best fixed and mobile networks, broadest portfolio of ICT services and solutions, and trusted partner for 60 years.

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