The Bigest EMEA Digital Business Event to Gather International Web Industry in Istanbul on October.

20-th of July is the deadline for submitting registration form to participate on Webit 2012 StartUp Challenge!
The Challenge is open to all start-ups that are less than 4 years old and are based in Europe, Middle East or Africa.

Webit Congress is one of the most important international event for the emerging EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) digital markets and will highlight the work and ideas of 21 shortlisted startups, giving them the opportunity to exhibit for free and pitch in front of the world’s biggest investors, local VCs and strategic partners.

Webit Startup Challenge also gives the opportunity to present your company to the European, Middle East and African tech community, exclusive contacts with investors and direct feedback from renowned judges.

The Procedure is very simple – apply online and be preselected by a jury of experts to win a free stand and the opportunity to pitch on stage!
The 21 shortlisted startups will receive: free stand in the startup area, in the heart of Webit Congress, 5 minutes to present the project at the Leaders of the Future Conference and to pitch in front of major investors and strategic partners, plus 2 free tickets for Leaders of the Future 2-day conference programme.

The winner will get international media coverage in most of the global and local media partners of Webit Congress .

There are no costs to apply to the Startup Challenge! Announcing the 21 shortlisted StartUps is scheduled for 1-st of August 2012.

plamen-rusev-webit“Each year a judging panel of industry experts selects a list of startups that get to showcase their business, enjoy exciting networking opportunities and the chance to meet the business angels, VCs and investment funds representatives in one place. However, the inclusion of all emerging EMEA markets presented us with a challenge. Moreover, with our host city Istanbul being one of the major hubs for digital business in the region, we felt we have to do something special”, says Webit Congress’ founder and eAcademy CEO Plamen Russev.

Webit Congress is an international event for the digital, technology and entrepreneurial ecosystem with special focus on EMEA emerging markets in Central-eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa.

This year Webit takes place in Istanbul, Turkey, welcoming more than 6000 business visitors from 60 countries, about 35% of whom аre C-level representatives. The event will be held on 10-11 October 2012.

Here are only some of the confirmed 180 speakers who will be presenting at Webit Congress 2012. Among them are the CEOs of the biggest Telco operators in EMEA, the top execs of the most innovative companies in the world like Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Intel, Microsoft, Nokia, Adobe, Mozilla, Forrester, Edelman, DDB Tribal, Yandex, Wildfire,IBM, 360 Capital Partners, OMD, popular journalists from media like The Next Web, TechCrunch, Wall Street Journal, the world well-known investors and VCs, some of the most creative people on the planet, top developers and platform owners.


Shortly, It is worth to participate on Webit Congress – 10-11 October 2012, Istanbul.

Still there is a time for “Early bird” registration!

Webit Congress 2011 | Interview with Alain Heureux, President & CEO of IAB Europe from Webit Congress on Vimeo.