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Founded by Samir ABDELKRIM, EMERGING Valley is co-produced by StartupBRICS and MCO Congrès

StartupBRICS.com, founded in 2013 by Samir Abdelkrim, the founder of EMERGING Valley is a consulting business and the first French-speaking platform fully dedicated to news regarding Technology, Innovation & Startups in Africa and emerging countries. StartupBRICS – with a field presence and expertise recognised in African digital ecosystems – supports and helps decision makers and especially international institutions to decode what is at stake in the digital sphere and to to discover the emerging innovations from the South. StartupBRICS is also a medium widely followed in French-speaking Africa, with a field presence, which identify opportunities and already sourced 1000+ entrepreneurs, startups or initiatives with a strong impact since 2013. Every day, StartupBRICS also collects accounts from African innovators to give them visibility in the mainstream media but also to connect them to large companies and investors.

Internet website: www.startupbrics.com


With more than 20 years of experience in professional conferences organisations, MCO Congrès – a Professional Congres Organiser (PCO) leading in PACA and France – was set up for the purpose of supporting associations, academies, learned societies, trading companies or professional corporations in carrying out their events. A natural partner for all innovation players and presented as a real consulting support, MCO Congrès now has more than 30 collaborators and organises about 60 events each year, attracting 50 to 6,000 people. MCO Congrès is certified IAPCO and is a member of ICCA, of Bureau des Congrès de Marseille and of Provence Côte d’Azur Events. The offices are located at Villa Gaby, a historical and iconic site situated on the famous Corniche Kennedy, a symbol of Marseille.
Internet website: www.mcocongres.com

Start of the summit in

Emerging Valley

20 November at Palais du Pharo (Marseille)

21 November at thecamp (Aix-en-Provence)


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EMERGING Valley is an international summit founded by Samir ABDELKRIM and co-produced by StartupBRICS and MCO Congrès