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Gitex Future Stars

1417 October 2018 / Dubai World Trade Centre

Journey To Gitex

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Do you have what it takes to represent your country?

We’ve partnered with F6S to launch a global search for the best startups from around the world to come to Dubai and showcase their tech.

Journey To GITEX is a competition that guarantees that the best startup's don't miss out. Regardless of how big your bottomline is, if you're the best in tech in your country and the public agree - we'll bring you to GITEX Futurists. 

What’s the prize?

  1. Your return flight to Dubai
  2. 5 nights accommodation in a luxury hotel. 
  3. Your all inclusive exhibition pod at GITEX Futurists,
  4. Entry into the pitch competition and guaranteed meetings with investors.
  5. You'll also get invitations to the exclusive startup event party
  6.  1 x AAA conference pass to Raise, Scale and Disrupt DXB. 

What’s the catch?

All you have to do is convince the public you deserve their vote.

Easy, right?

Semi-Finalists will be selected from everyone that enters and they will be asked to submit a 60 second pitch on why they deserve to be at GITEX Futurists. 

Finalists will then be selected by public vote. The winner in each country with the largest number of votes wins. 

Entry<br>Criteria

You must be a startup in 1 of the following areas:

Technology:
AR/VR, Gaming, Robotics,
UAV, SaaS Chats & Bots, 
UX/UI, Fintech, Digital Media, IoT, Marketplaces/Online Platforms

Industry Sectors: 
Smart Cities, Cyber Security, eCommerce, Logistics & Transport, Manufacturing, Energy & Utilities, Agritech, EduTech, Tourism & Hospitality, Lifestyle

Read the full FAQ

The<br>Deadlines

Registration of your startup in the competition must be done here and before the 31st August. We will let you know if you’re one of the shortlisted finalists. All finalists will then be sent a link to share with their network. Finalists have 1 week to get the most votes.

The startup with the most votes in their country category win the prize.

Enter here

The<br>Judges

The shortlisted finalists will be selected by the GITEX Futurists team and a select number of partners.

Shortlisted finalists will be contacted by the 10th September. 
 

Read the full FAQ

The<br>Prizes

We have 15 prizes in total to give away. These include flight, accommodation, exhibition pod and pitch competition entry.

Register now for the competition

About F6S

F6S is home to 1.5 million tech founders, 600k startups and more than 12,000 startup programs globally. F6S delivers founders more than $1 billion per year in opportunities, funding, grants and services. 

F6S founders apply to startup programs (including accelerators), pitch investment funds, post or apply for jobs, get free founder benefits and grow on F6S every day.

The F6S name comes from shortening the six letters between F and S in the word 'Founders'. We're all about tech, getting stuff done and growing.

F6S delivers millions of dollars each month in grants and R&D tax relief to tech startups and SMEs.

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DigiRobotics

Drivers

drone

TAQ

Visa

Nama Women

SeaBubbles

STC

InspireU

Toshiba Sponsor

Venturesouq

AB startup

Accenture

Yvolv

Alibaba Cloud

Badir

Biac

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Arabia Inc.

Magnitt

Bloomberg Businessweek

Entrepreneur

Womena

Times World Technologies

arabianbusiness

GMR

SYB

communicate

KAUST

9/10 ths

RAKEZ

DTCM

IndianNews

DHL

Astrolabs

ITP

Emirates Airline

Harvard Business Review

Picti.Startups

Forbes

SME World

IT Edge News - Media Partner

Partners

 

We’re here to help.

For more information about GITEX Future Stars, please contact us at: +971 4 306 4509 or for any general questions, please email futurestarsinfo@dwtc.com 
NOTE: Your admission to GITEX Future Stars does not include entry into GITEX Technology Week.

- The Sales team

futurestarssales@dwtc.com

- The Marketing team

futurestarsmarketing@dwtc.com

- The Conference team

futurestarsconference@dwtc.com

Show Dates & Times
Sunday 14 October: 13.00-19.00
Monday 15 October: 11.00 - 19.00
Tuesday 16 October: 11.00 - 19.00
Wednesday 17 October 11.00 - 17.00
 

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