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GITEX FUTURE STARS

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


06 - 09 DEC 2020, DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE
Free visitor parking across the venue 

Show Timings:
Dec 6: 11:00 - 17:00
Dec 7-9: 10:00 - 17:00 

#GITEXFutureStars

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GITEX FUTURE STARS

GITEX FUTURE STARS

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


6-9 DEC 2020, DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE
Free visitor parking across the venue 

Show Timings:
Dec 6:
 11:00 - 17:00
Dec 7-9: 10:00 - 17:00 

#GITEXFutureStars

Book your pod  GET YOUR PASS

A GLOBAL PLAYGROUND FOR GAME-CHANGERS

  • 300+ Startups From 40+ Countries

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

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

24 Pages Of Business Opportunities You Cannot Miss

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GITEX Future Stars Hosts

Israel Innovation Day

The Israel Innovation Discovery Day @ GITEX Future Stars is your rare opportunity to get introduced to Israel’s startup ecosystem, forge new business collaborations and network with the first and largest business, tech and investor delegation flying in from Israel to Dubai.

Historic Day

CLICK TO EXPLORE WORLD'S MOST PROMISING STARTUPS - COUNTRY PAVILIONS

300+ INCREDIBLE STARTUPS FROM 40+ COUNTRIES

Sneak preview of some of the disruptive technologies on show

Incredible startups

EXHIBITING FIRST TIME IN THE REGION

OUR EXHIBITORS, OUR AMBASSADORS READY TO WOW YOU

TOP NAMES, IMPACTFUL AGENDA

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

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  • John Cleese

    John Cleese

    Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter & Producer United Kingdom
    Arguably the most influential comedian alive – has repeatedly reinvented the genre and bridged generations from Monty Python, Fawlty Towers to a Fish Called Wanda
  • Francis Davidson

    Francis Davidson

    Founder & CEO Sonder United States
    One of the “40 Under 40” at the helm of the next-generation hospitality brand that hit a USD 1.3 billion valuation in USD 170m Series E despite COVID-19 travel collapse
  • Pablos Holman

    Pablos Holman

    Hacker, Inventor, and Entrepreneur United States
    Arguably the world’s most diverse technologist and inventor with a portfolio spanning a spaceship for Jeff Bezos; world’s smallest PC, AI for stock market trading, and a laser gun to shoot mosquitos in a project with Bill Gates aiming to eradicate malaria
  • Sarah Jones

    Sarah Jones

    Founder & CEO Sprii United Arab Emirates
    From financier to founder who raised $8.1. million in Series A, reduced customer acquisition costs by 20 times, while increasing reach and click-through rate by 10 times each
  • Jeff Maggioncalda

    Jeff Maggioncalda

    CEO Coursera United States
    Leading the eLearning platform founded by Stanford computer science professors, Andrew Ing & Daphne Koller, to a USD 2.5 billion valuation with over 48 millions people, and 2,000 companies as users, and classes taught by the world’s top instructors from Stanford and John Hopkins
  • Joy Ajlouny

    Joy Ajlouny

    Co-Founder Fetchr United Arab Emirates
    Disrupting the status quo of women in business as co-founder of silicon-backed, Fetchr, turned investor having raised over $100 million in venture capital
  • Trevor Martin

    Trevor Martin

    Co-founder & CEO Mammoth Biosciences United States
    Fortune40under40, Founder of novel genetic search engine
  • Avi Eyal

    Avi Eyal

    Co-Founder & Managing Partner Entrée Capital Israel
    #12 on Forbe's The Midas List Europe: Top Tech Investors 2019' - cofounder and managing partner of Entree Capital, a firm with operations in the U.S., U.K. and Israel

200+ OF THE MOST ACTIVE INVESTORS AND VCs FROM 30+ COUNTRIES

SUPERNOVA CHALLENGE - MEET OUR JUDGES

STARTUPS, LISTEN AND LEARN FROM INCREDIBLE INDUSTRY NAMES

Your go-to mentors for four days

Start-up survival is big on the agenda

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WHY GITEX FUTURE STARS MUST BE ON TOP OF YOUR 2020 CALENDAR

INVESTORS IN TOWN

MINGLE WITH 150+ TOP INVESTORS & ACCELERATORS

STARTUPS BATTLE

PITCH & WIN $ 70k IN SUPERNOVA CHALLENGE

HARD-HITTING TALKS 

280 HOURS OF NON-STOP HARD-HITTING CONFERENCE SESSIONS

YOUR HEALTH & SAFETY: OUR PRIORITY

  • Dubai was voted the safest city in the world to attend an exhibition.

  • DWTC venue is certified with the prestigious Bureau Veritas SafeGuard Label.

  • In our most recent exhibition (World Art Dubai), 96% of attendees reported the event to be safe and very safe, to conduct business

SAFETY

SAFETY MEASURES


 

In the words of Tech Hubs

GFS2020

“It’s fantastic to see how the UAE’s startup ecosystem is developing and maturing. A great base for talent, many impactful support initiatives, a strong investor base, better and better corporate partnership programmes, and impressive role models in ventures that have made it. Set this in a progressive, international, secure and well-regulated environment such as ADGM, with access to promising opportunities on the markets around us – in ADGM we live growth every day and we are very positive for the future”.

Martin Tidestrom, Business Development Director

GFS2020

GFS2020

“Adversity gives rise to the best of innovation and the strongest cohorts of founders … that’s why for acute and disciplined investors, it is always a good time to invest.”

Shane Shin, Founding Partner

GFS2020

 

Read The Interview

GFS2020

“Hub71’s objective is to support startups through facilitating access to capital, market and talent pool. GITEX Future Stars is the unparalleled platform that will continue to play a crucial role in the success of the startup ecosystem.”

Hanan Harhara Al Yafei, Chief Executive Officer 

GFS2020

Read The Interview

CATCHING UP WITH TWO SUCCESSFUL IN5 STARTUPS



 

MEET CATALYST STARTUPS AT GFS 2020

Tough times call for braver innovations and stronger collaborations.
GITEX Future Stars is committed to supporting startups in their fight against these challenging times.

Check out how the GITEX Future Stars startup community is coping and evolving with the times.

BREAKING NEWS FROM THE STARTUP UNIVERSE

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“Strong reputation… what a show. Offers great opportunities for investors to invest. The atmosphere here is incredible!”

David Brewin
Partner, Mustard Seed - USA

“GITEX Future Stars welcomes the game-changers of tomorrow.”

CNN 

“Winning GITEX Future Stars has completely changed my life and our startup’s plans… the important key-changer for the future of our social business.”

Jose Rubinger
Co - Founder, Key2Enable - Brazil

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