For those who dare!

Serious Business. Serious Fun. Seriously!

Connect with the world’s largest and most exciting startups.
Imagine, inspire, change the world!


Six words, six reasons: Meet. Pitch. Inspire. Compete. Expand. Grow.

Facetime with investors: Meet globally renowned VC's responsible for some of the world's biggest startups such as Uber, Facebook and Snapchat!

Be where the money is – utilize the world's wealthiest government & corporate buyers in the fastest growing tech hub on the planet

Their success is your inspiration – Scale up your knowledge via tech heavyweights who will share their tips for success

Accelerate your growth – Colab with major global partners to solve critical enterprise challenges in the Innovation Cups

Amplify your reach, showcase your products - Meet the global tech community and connect with 50k+ techies and 700 startup's from 75 countries

Strut Up Pitch Competition - Rise up and break the mold to walk away with more than $160,000 in cash.

look at the calibre of entrepreneurs and the concepts that were showcased this year to see that the UAE is ready to step-up to the global stage and position itself as a major hub of innovation and future technology.
Tanaz Dizadji
Founder and CEO, insydo

Because ambition alone isn’t enough, Demand more!

Want to meet and learn from the world’s leading accelerators, incubators, investors and startups? This isn’t just and event, it’s a movement. Helping Startups to start right.

  • Startups get a uniquely designed pod exhibit stand, branding, power and wifi.
  • Promotional marketing support to put you on the global stage
  • Access to investors with $7bn worth of funds globally
  • Pitch to win big! $USD 180,000 in cash prizes to be won.
  • Access to 140,000 buyers from MENA across GITEX and GITEX Startups
  • Access to 4,000 tech giants coming together for GITEX Technology Week

The Future is here.
Where are you?

One small step for you...
One giant leap for your investment!


the most comprehensive showcase of MENA startups in the region


face-to-face meetings facilitated in dedicated power hours


high tech startups from around the world transforming Fintech, IoT, Robotics, Virtual Reality and more


insight into trends and industries at the tipping point of transformation


your funds to other investors

The opportunity to meet with startup teams from around the world and from different industries in one place face-to-face is very valuable and highly effective.
Erich Sieber
Partner and SVP, Inventages Venture Capital

2016: The Results


is the value of funds managed by our investors.Will they be spending with you?


of our investors invest in at least 1 startup each year


of investors have high interest in the Middle East.If they are coming, then you should too.


Of corporate buyers attend the event with a live RFP.Are they going to spend their money on you?


of exhibitors use the event as a first entry point to the Middle East market.Will 2017 be your year?

Pitch Hard Win Big
US$ 180,000

Introducing 14 new categories to reward tech industry leaders with a prize fund of US$180,000!

Click here to apply online

Journey to GITEX

A global digital competition to win the chance to fly to Dubai and take part in GSM.

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Innovation Cups

International Competition where Startups with the most innovative solutions are hosted at the event.

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The Investor Programme

Bringing in more money from around the world than you know what to do with.

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New Conference Tracks

Raise, Scale and DisruptDXB will welcome even more global keynote stars to discuss hot topics.

Click here to apply online


Contact us

For more information about GITEX Global Startup Movement or any of our serices, please contact us at: +971 4 306 4509

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