Important Information: We are committed to providing you with a safe environment to do business, in accordance with all the health & safety guidelines set out by the local authorities. The event will be delivered with strict standards of health & safety precautionary measures including temperature screening, social distancing, contactless transactions and hygiene protocols. Learn More

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GITEX FUTURE STARS

Middle East, North Africa & South Asia's Biggest Startup Event


17 - 20 OCT 2021, DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE

#GITEXFutureStars

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CONNECT WITH NEXT-GEN INNOVATORS OF THE WORLD

GITEX Future Stars brings together the best innovation actors to ignite positive change in business and society. 

A show driven to fuel the highspeed expansion of the region’s startup ecosystem.

- 700+ startups from 60+ countries          - 400+ of the most active investors          - 450+ Speakers

 

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A MEGA HUB FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP


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*Participation applicable to GITEX Future Stars Exhibitors only

The Most Rewarding Startup Battleground 

The most exciting startup pitch competition, GITEX Future Stars Supernova Challenge has now partnered with Tim Draper – Silicon Valley’s legendary venture capitalist who ‘early invested’ in over 30 unicorns including Hotmail, Skype, Tesla, Baidu, SpaceX & Bitcoin. 

The battleground is set with big prizes, serious buyers, and a flock of active funders and founders joining the jury duty. It’s now up to you startups, if you think you’ve got what it takes, apply before 4 October 2021.

 

To apply for SUPERNOVA 2021, please connect to Exhibitor Zone.

 

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700+ Companies From The Startup Ecosystem, United This October

 

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Microsoft for startups

BOOM! GITEX Future Stars has nailed gigantic support for startups

 

A top-notch startup growth accelerator from the world’s biggest tech company – Microsoft for Startups is in for #GITEXFutureStars 2021.

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Stripe

 

 

Welcome Aboard Team Stripe!

First global Fintech Unicorn of 2021 joins GITEX Future Stars

With a valuation of $ 95 Billion globally, Stripe is the world's biggest fintech unicorn. Stripe is a technology startup that builds economic infrastructure for the internet. Businesses of every size - from new startups to public companies - use their software to accept payments and manage their businesses online.

 

“A lot of high-profile visitors. It's good to be back, see people and connect again face-to-face. Thanks for that”

Giled Wright
Co-founder, Opaala - UAE

“Tech leaders, high-level speakers & investors converged at the region's biggest startup event in 2020"

Arabian Business

“We met amazing companies & investors. We are looking to be back, for many years to come.”

Yuval Gloz
COO, Augmind - Israel

Meet Our 2021 Speakers

 

A Power Line Up Of Women In Tech

 


 

Menatech

We had a great chat with Mena Tech, the largest Arabic tech-focused website in the region, with Unipreneur Inc., discussing all things related to the UAE's biggest youth entrepreneurship programme - YouthX Unipreneur

Beefree

Noam Azran, CEO at BeeFree Agro, winner of the Supernova Challenge at GITEX Future Stars 2020, talks to us about his experience with the show and what they look forward to at the 2021 edition! 

NEW IN 2021

GITEX Creative Economy

Manifesting the creative universe of innovation in a multi-sensory, hyper-experiential format. Our re-imagined Creative Economy circle brings together the most dynamic difference-makers and tech revolutionaries in the fields of art, fashion, music and sports. Meet the dynamic difference-makers and tech revolutionaries overhauling the fields of fashion, sports, music and art.

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Fashion Partner:
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Sports Partner:

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GREAT MINDS IN THE FIELDS OF MUSIC, TECH AND SPORTS

YouthX




Reinforcing the regions digital transformation building blocks, "GITEX YOUTHX" contributes to the cultivation of young tech talents with a creative programme aimed at bringing them closer to the practitioner ecosystem annually.
 

UNIPRENEUR
Students today, inspiring tech leaders tomorrow – our objective is to nurture young tech talents to help them realize their full potential and become the chief architects of the future by providing them the much-needed platform.

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Highflyer

The region’s one and only springboard to launch the world’s most potent tech talents and as - yet - undiscovered geniuses for the betterment of industry, society and the world.

Avaya

GM
Zoho


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TEENS IN AI
In partnership with Teens in AI UK, this UAE wide high school student 3-month pre GITEX engagement and challenge initiative  aims to provide easy access to learning  opportunities in AI, programming, design  thinking and early entrepreneurship.






 

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BOOTCAMPImmersive experience for high school and  universities’ tech teens to learn, interact and  be inspired by global practitioners through  talks, workshops, tech tours with certification recognition by Office of Ai. 

 





 

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GITEX Global Visions

UAE's golden jubilee celebrates region’s digital transformation, aspiration and achievements.
A top level leadership programme where Ministers, Director-Generals and high-ranking officials present their digital transformation roadmaps, technological aspirations and opportunities in their quest for an advanced digital economy to achieve shared prosperity and effective societal impact.


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GITEX Data Economy

The data revolution that has altered business, society and the world as we know it moves ahead with a decisive pace at GITEX 2021. 

Sharpening the most incisive points of digital transformation: data science, coding and development. 

DevSlam
 

REGION’S FIRST & ONLY DEVELOPER EVENT


In line with the recent launch of the UAE’s first national program for coders, GITEX presents DevSlam. The largest of its kind in the Arab world to empower young developers and enable the region’s transformation goals.

 

Founding Partners:
RedHat          Microsoft

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Conferences
 


On research, learning, certification across a variety of industries including banking & finance, retail, healthcare, energy, public administration.

 

GITEX FUTURE STARS GOT TO BE ON TOP OF YOUR 2021 CALENDAR

INVESTORS IN TOWN

ENGAGE WITH 400+ VCs & ACCELERATORS from 30+ countries

STARTUPS BATTLE

PITCH & WIN $100K IN SUPERNOVA CHALLENGE

HARD-HITTING TALKS 

350+ HOURS OF NON-STOP HARD-HITTING CONFERENCE SESSIONS

LATEST NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF STARTUPS

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Media Partners

Platinum Sponsor

   Ericcson                    Huawei

Silver Sponsor


 

Du

Silver Sponsor & DevSlam Founding Partner

Microsoft

Bronze Sponsor



cisco

Bronze Sponsor & DevSlam Founding Partner

RedHat

VIP Majlis Sponsor
midis

Conference Sponsor

TeamViewer

Conference Sponsor

Lenovo

Conference Sponsor

Amdocs

Conference Sponsor

Avaya-Sponsor

Blockchain Sponsor

SmartKey

Community Partner

WeWork               Startup Grind

Innovation Partner

Gellify

Strategic Partner

Kregzo

Headline Sponsor XLABS/ Tech Talks

A10      Bitedefender      
Eleks      SmartKey      IM

Supporting Partner XLABS/ Tech Talks

Obrela                    IM                    Brother

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17-20 Oct 2021, Dubai World Trade Centre

Timings:

17 Oct: 11 AM - 5 PM
18-20 Oct: 10 AM - 5 PM