The American company Amazon announced the establishment of its first academy in the region, with its headquarters in the Kingdom.
The company made this announcement during the third day of the Leap 23 conference in its second edition, from 6 to 9 February 2023.
The conference provides an opportunity to meet more than 100,000 technical innovators and experts from all over the world.
Participants seek to discover creative and pioneering ideas, build new partnerships, and communicate with investors and inspirations in Leap 23.
During the activities of the second day, the “Leap23” conference announced the launch of 8 investment funds with a value of $646 million.
The projects aim to make the Kingdom a destination for innovation and digital entrepreneurship by supporting the growth of start-ups and medium-sized companies.
It seeks to accelerate the electronic games industry, and ignite competition in the areas of research, development, and innovation, in addition to stimulating the ecosystem.