Gitex Startup

The next generation of global technology innovators

What is the GITEX Global Start Up Movement?

GITEX Technology Week is an event that likes to nurture new talent, give aspiring start-up companies access to investors and buyers they wouldn't otherwise be able to meet, plus the opportunity to benefit from mentor clinics hosted by companies such as Facebook. 

As a Start-Up, here is what you get when you take part in the GITEX Global Start-Up Movement:

  • A showcase pod
  • Tickets to out-talk (Startup Conference)
  • Networking opportunities with global investors, VCs, Incubators and Accelerators at the Unbox Mentor Clinics and Unplug Area
  • A chance to enter the Strut Up Pitch Competition that gives you the opportunity to win $130,000 USD


Contact us now to discuss the Start-Up Opportunities available >>

 

Mentor Clinics

The Strut- Up Pitch Competition

 

 

 

 

Prizes & Categories

  • Startup Champion
  • Best Arab Startup
  • Best Youth Startup
  • Best Women Startup
  • Best Category Champion

 

Cash prize of USD 160,000

Note: Only Startups presenting at the Showcase Pods are eligible to enter for the pitch competition.

Judges

Benjamin Rohé

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Managing Director, GTEC - German Tech Entrepreneurship Center

Keith Kaplan

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CEO, Tesla Foundation

Muhammed Mekki

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CEO, Astrolabs

Showcase Pods

Startups can showcase their business as part of GITEX! We’re inviting the best Startups in the following categories to join the movement and present their businesses:

  • Finance
  • Retail
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Travel & Hospitality
  • Media & Marketing
  • Transport & Logistics
  • Drones & Robotics
  • IoT, AR, VR, AI
 

To book your Showcase Pod at GITEX Startups, please contact ridah.elawad@dwtc.com

Meet Investors that can transform your business

At the GITEX Global Start Up Movement you get a fantastic opportunity to meet VCs, Accelerators, Incubators and industry champions and pitch, learn and create new business opportunities. It's an opportunity unlike any other you can get in the world. 

" I'm here specifically for the GITEX Global Start-Up Movement, and I have learned more than I thought I would. Hopefully that will help me with my start-up business back at home" Lee Jihon, Japan.

 

Amazing Networking Opportunities

Startups get access to our Unplugged Lounge to connect with investors, buyers, peers and other technology companies throughout the 5 days. In 2015, more than 22,000 meetings were conducted via our online meetings portal, ConneXions. Startups will get an opportunity to connect with over 140,000 GITEX Technology Week visitors.

Join the TechTalks

Startup Talks are designed to stretch your boundaries and make an impact. Hear from the Startup heroes on success stories, fundraising, tips and tricks to make an impact for your business.

Premium Sponsors

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  • Exclusive Digital Transformation Partner
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  • Robotics Partner
  • Digital Strategy Partner
  • VIP Majlis Partner
  • Data Center Partner
  • Green Partner
  • Student Lab Headline Sponsor
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  • Banking Vertical Sponsor
  • Intelligent Cities vertical sponsor
  • App Hack Support Sponsor
  • CIO Breakfast Briefing Sponsor
  • CXO Connect Welcome Sponsor
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  • Start Up Incubation Sponsor
  • StartUps Supporting Sponsor
  • Startup Partner
  • Startup Mentorship Partner
  • Startup Ecosystem Partner
  • Supporting Partner
  • Official SME Partner
  • Official GITEX Analytics Partner
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  • Strategic Engagement Partner
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  • Co-located event
  • Digital Wayfinding Partner
  • Official Live Chat Provider
  • Startup Support Sponsor
  • Knowledge Partner
  • Supporting Startup Media Partner
  • Supporting Arabic Media Partner
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  • Arabic News Partner
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  • Education Online Media Partner
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  • Official Courier Handler
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