Supported by the CE3M (Electronic, Mechatronics and Mechanical Cluster of Morocco), the AMC Cluster (Aerospace Moroccan Cluster) and the Consulate General of the United States in Casablanca, startups ambassadors of Moroccan know-how will benefit from an exhibition stand at in the prestigious Eureka Park area, a series of B to B business meetings, as well as personalized support throughout the show.
This year’s participation is all the more enriching because after the conclusion of the CES, the 9 startuppers will begin a study trip on the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the United States. This trip is organized as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), a professional exchange program funded by the United States Department of State.
For 6 days, startuppers will meet several private companies, higher education institutions, and government agencies in Huntsville, Alabama and Los Angeles, California. The goal will be to learn about the practices and policies that contribute to an environment conducive to the creation of businesses in the field of technology and aeronautics.
“We are convinced that entrepreneurship can be a powerful engine of economic growth and job creation. It is for this reason that the American Diplomatic Mission in Morocco supports entrepreneurs in Morocco. We hope that through their participation in CES and the IVLP program, startuppers will come back with innovative ideas that they can apply here in Morocco. We also hope that they will transmit the passion for entrepreneurship to other young Moroccans, ”said Jennifer Rasamimanana, Consul General of the United States in Casablanca.
In preparation for the CES, the startuppers benefited, on December 12, 2019 in Dar America, from a workshop where they could practice their pitch, the most important tool to convince clients, investment funds, and partners potential at CES.