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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WHERE BUSINESS MEETS INNOVATION

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

No matter which stage your startup is, GITEX Future Stars gives you the chance to meet attendees from 100+ countries, hear world’s top tech gurus talk live, participate in the Supernova Pitch competition and engage with topmost active investors & VCs

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A GLOBAL PLAYGROUND FOR GAME-CHANGERS

  • 750+ Startups From 75 Countries

  • 400+ of the most active investors and VCs from 30+ countries

  • 350+ speakers from 30 countries live on-stage, delivering 280+ hours of powerful content

AN MEGA HUB FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

With Government Pavilions From

“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

Exhibitors

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. Startups showcase, high-energy talks and interactive features take centre stage here.

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CELEBRATING THE FUSION OF TECH + CREATIVITY

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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.

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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

Marking the UAE’s Golden Jubilee, GITEX Global mobilizes the pioneering tech visions, initiatives and collaborations of government leaderships across the Middle East and African continent. Our inaugural Visions programme will drive and expand on the emergence of fiercely innovative economies across the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Africa.


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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. Sharing insights into data scientism, coding, development along with live hacks.

DEVSLAM

Welcome to the region's only developer event. The world belongs to the sharpest, most dynamic developers. With the most ambitious tech transformation plans and investments. MENA is in need of a large pool of developer and engineering talent. UAE’s One Million Coders reflects the current focus.

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CERTIFIED WORKSHOPS

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







 

HACKATHON

A three-day intensive hack complemented by workshops, mentorship and training sessions – come together with your community to learn, practice and be part of delivering a real-time solution to a real-world challenge.




 

In 2020 – we set a new worldwide benchmark for face-to-face business, safely

Itzik Frid, Managing Partner, Takwin VC

Giled Wright & Marwan Saab, Co-founders, Opaala

Yuval Gloz, COO, Augmind

Ran Kern, Co-Founder, Augmind

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How to scale in MENA by European founders

GITEX Future Stars and Startup Sweden hosted a webinar to tackle the hard questions about expanding in the MENA region.
Which trends are taking over the startup space? How is digital transformation accelerating growth? What opportunities & challenges are valid in a post-pandemic era?

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They came. They pitched. They conquered the tech world.

2020 Supernova Challenge pitch competition brought again the spotlight on some of the word's most talented tech startups,
giving us high hopes for a brighter tomorrow.

The grand prize winner, Jade Autism from Brazil. As well as Radix Technologies from Israel, 
ONE MOTO - Electric Vehicles from UAE & BeeFree Agro from Israel.
 


 

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

INVESTORS IN TOWN

ENGAGE WITH 400+ VCs & ACCELERATORS

STARTUPS BATTLE

PITCH & WIN $200K IN SUPERNOVA CHALLENGE

HARD-HITTING TALKS 

280 HOURS OF NON-STOP HARD-HITTING CONFERENCE SESSIONS

LATEST NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF STARTUPS

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Media Partners

Platinum Sponsor

Neom

 

Gold Sponsor

huawei

Bronze Sponsor

cisco

Bronze Sponsor

RedHat

VIP Majlis Sponsor
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Conference Sponsor
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Supporting Sponsor
aptec

Headline Sponsor XLABS
bitdefender

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