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SAP.iO Rawabi Startup Challenge

18 March to 8 May 2019

Congratulations to the winner!

“We are very delighted to be selected as the winner of the SAP.iO Rawabi Challenge 2019 and we are looking forward to expand on the opportunity to serve SAP's customers in the future. I would like to extend the thanks to Rawabi Tech Hub for their support.”

Hafeth ZughayerFounder & CEO

Unlock your potential.

We are looking for the Rising Stars of B2B Tech from Rawabi, startup teams led by exceptional founders that are breaking ground on both the technology and innovation front. We help accelerate and incubate startup innovation that strategically expands the SAP ecosystem and creates value for SAP customers through mentor-driven programs.

SAP.iO 2019 Rawabi Startup Challenge can help you scale faster!



Submit your Idea/Solution by April 10, 2019 to participate in the Challenge


Participate in a 2-day Design Thinking workshop conducted in Rawabi by SAP Experts on April 15 & 16, to fine-tune or enrich your idea/solution and identify opportunities to scale


Tweak your submission for the Challenge before May 2, 2019

Scale Faster

The winner announced on May 8th will receive:

Access to SAP mentorship for 6 months

SAP.iO Fund investment consideration

SAP.iO Foundry Program consideration

Judging criteria

Teams will be judged based on the following criteria

Strength of Team

Team background, expertise and experience. How long the team has been working together.

Solving Customer Needs

Is the idea / solution addressing a enterprise need that isn’t being served well today?

Use of Intelligent Technologies

Is the idea / solution in the area(s) of artificial intelligence, blockchain or robotics?

Future Potential

How large is the total addressable market? Is this a global solution?

Key Milestones


Submit your Idea

Mar 18 – Apr 10

Participate in Workshop

Apr 15 & Apr 16

Tweak your Submission

Apr 17 – May 2

Announcement of Winner

May 8