The GITEX Future Stars, Middle East and Africa’s largest startup confluence of global tech entrepreneurs, international investors, and influential corporate buyers, aims at meetings worth $7bn between investors and startups at its 2017 edition.
The event, to be held from 8-12 October at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is a ground-breaking, boundary pushing startup event for rule breakers, game changers and dream makers alongside GITEX Technology Week, the region’s foremost tech sourcing and networking event.
Around 150 speakers are expected to take to the stage this year with Headline Keynote Speaker Sophia Amoruso of Nasty Gal among others including Founder of Pledge Music and CEO of dotblockchainmedia Benju Rogers, Forbes Columnist and Stuff Magazine Editor-in-Chief Toby Shapshak and Chairman and Co-Founder of IFLIX Patrick Grove.
GITEX Future Stars will gather over four hundred start-ups and offer them a platform to showcase their businesses, meet peers, attend inspirational talks and workshops, find mentors, attract investors and network with tech giants participating. Startups interested in taking part in GITEX Future Stars and benefiting from its unique offerings can visit their website for more information.
The event will also feature a GITEX Supernova Challenge, exclusively for exhibitors of Startup who have the skills to turn a 3-minute pitch into a $100k cheque. Details of the challenge can be found at www.gitexfuturestars.com