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

->

NORTH STAR DUBAI

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

North Star is #GITEXFutureStars, redefined

 

CONNECT WITH NEXT-GEN INNOVATORS OF THE WORLD

The world’s biggest tech show for startups gets cooler. Together with you we remain committed on advancing technology for the betterment of societies. We all have different journeys but we’ll meet at one destination.

North Star Dubai, it’s GITEX Future Stars redefined.

- 700+ startups from 60+ countries

- 400+ of the most active investors

- 450+ Speakers

 

North Star Teaser

700+ Companies From The Startup Ecosystem, United This October

A MEGA HUB FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP


 

View the full list

MBRIF Banner

 

UAE's Leading Innovation fund is partnering with GFS to take the startup ecosystem to new heights

Learn More

Venue Map

Map

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

Finalists

LEARN FROM SOME OF THE MOST PROMINENT NAMES IN THE INDUSTRY WITH THE MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME

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.

 

In Partnership with

 

Startup Support Partners

 

                    

 

Unipreneur SponsorsUnipreneur

Meet Our 2021 Speakers

 

 

A Power Line Up Of Women In Tech

 

 


 

NEW IN 2021

a

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 Code Infinity. The largest of its kind in the Arab world to empower young developers and enable the region’s transformation goals.

 

PARTICIPATE

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.

DISCOVER THE PROGRAM PARTICIPATE

 

Fashion Partner:
logo                                
Sports Partner:

a

CE

GREAT MINDS IN THE FIELDS OF MUSIC, TECH AND SPORTS

 

FREE YOUR MIND

From ultra-futuristic art galleries to interactive fitness mirrors – get ready to experience the most fascinating tech acts from around the world.

Know More

Activations Image
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.

Gellify Banner


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

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! 

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.
 

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


DISCOVER

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.





 

DISCOVER

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. 

 





 

DISCOVER

 

 

GITEX Global Leaders Vision

REGION’S LEADERS UNITE AT GITEX GLOBAL LEADERS VISION

Ministers and Heads of Government share their achievements, challenges and opportunities in their countries’ quests for innovation and knowledge transformation excellence.


DISCOVER THE PROGRAMME 

SPONSOR PROGRAMME

GLV

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

Loading

Media Partners

Platinum Sponsor

   Ericcson                    Huawei

Silver Sponsor

Microsoft

Silver Sponsor

Du

Bronze Sponsor

Cisco

Bronze Sponsor

RedHat

World's Fastest Mobile Network

Etisalat

VIP Majlis Sponsor

Midis

VIP Majlis Sponsor
midis

Official Creative Economy Partner

Dubai Culture

Investor Lounge Partner

ACA

Community Partner

WeWork

Community Partner

Startup Grind

Community Partner

Cubano Lito

Community Partner

PlantShop

Innovation Partner

Gellify

Strategic Partner

Kregzo

Register now to be the first to hear about our special offers, exhibitor and speaker announcement, news about our features and so much more.

Follow us

GET YOUR PASS

 

17-20 Oct 2021, Dubai World Trade Centre

Timings:
17-20 Oct: 10 AM - 5 PM