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Moroccan Delegation Explores Austin's Thriving Tech Ecosystem at the International Accelerator

International Accelerator had the pleasure of hosting the Moroccan Delegation during their visit to Austin, Texas to foster international collaboration and promote knowledge exchange. This visit was part of a broader initiative by The Bilateral Chamber in collaboration with the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) to organize a reverse trade mission. The visit aimed to provide the Moroccan Ministry of Digital Transformation with insights into the dynamic startup ecosystem and cutting-edge technologies that define Austin's vibrant tech landscape.


 The Bilateral Chamber, U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), The Moroccan Ministry of Digital Transformation, and International Accelerator

The International Accelerator team took pride in showcasing the innovations that have emerged from the Austin startup ecosystem and provided valuable insights into how they have created a different type of accelerator and their role in the startup community. The delegation actively participated in conversations about the nuances of cultivating a thriving startup ecosystem.

Angelo Angelou Presents to the Moroccan Ministry of Digital Transformation

Also present at this meeting were IA's sister companies: Angelou Economics and IA Global Ventures (IAGV), who had the chance to present how their work impacts the startup world. Angelou Economics, recognized for its expertise in economic development and strategic consulting, showcased the broader impact of startups on the local and global economy. IAGV, the investment arm of IA, provided a glimpse into the critical role that venture capital plays in nurturing startups.

 The Bilateral Chamber, U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), The Moroccan Ministry of Digital Transformation, and International Accelerator

Angelos Angelou, the companies' founder and CEO, was able to shed light on the collaborative spirit that defines Austin's business community, emphasizing the importance of partnerships, mentorship, and a supportive environment for startups to flourish.

As the Moroccan delegation concludes their visit to Austin, International Accelerator remains steadfast in its dedication to promoting foreign-born entrepreneurship, innovation, and cross-cultural collaboration. The event exemplifies the accelerator's role as a catalyst for positive change, shaping the future not only for Austin but also for the international startup community.


 

About the International Accelerator


Founded in 2014 by Angelos Angelou, the International Accelerator in Austin, Texas works exclusively with foreign-born founders, creators, and entrepreneurs to help them launch their companies in the United States. Our 12-month program offers foreign-born entrepreneurs the opportunity to live, work and develop their concept in the United States. International Accelerator, since inception, has helped entrepreneurs from over 13 countries raise an estimated $143M, with a total portfolio valuation of $530M.

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