Accenture Innovation Awards

Applications are now closed. Semi-finalists will be contacted directly

The Challenge


For the second year running, the Accenture Innovation Awards, in partnership with Expo 2020 Dubai, Fintech Hive at DIFC and Etisalat Digital, will take place at GITEX Future Stars 2018.

Accenture is looking for startups in three sectors: Environmental & Social Impact, AI and FinTech to win an all-expenses paid trip to Silicon Valley where Accenture executives will arrange for them to meet with key investors.

Location: Za’abeel Hall 5, 10x Stage

For detailed timings please see our Agenda page







How do I apply?

To be shortlisted for the Accenture Innovation Cup, all startups MUST upload their videos on the E-zone. 

Applications are now closed. Semi-finalists will be contacted directly.

What is the criteria?

All startups exhibiting at GFS in the Social Impact, Fintech, & Artificial Intelligence category are automatically eligible to apply for the Accenture Innovation Cup.

Startups will be contacted if shortlisted to pitch at GITEX Future Stars.


What are the prizes?

First place gets an all-expenses-paid trip to Silicon Valley! That's not all, Accenture will arrange meetings with key investors for you.


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