For 38 years, the most renowned names in technology have come alive at GITEX Technology Week. One week showcasing the global technology and innovations that are converging sectors and industries 365 days a year.
GITEX is hosting the largest Technology Event in the Middle East, Africa & South Asia in Dubai from October 14th to 18th , 2018. The AED 2 Billion knowledge fund, part of UAE’s National Innovation Strategy, aims to accelerate the start-up movement towards a sustainable knowledge-based economy.
The GITEX STARTUP MOVEMENT aims to bring together the world’s most exciting Startups, Corporates, Governments, Investors and change-makers to enable the success of entrepreneurs and the impact on our lives. 400 Startups will get the opportunity to showcase their businesses to the industry’s leading tech companies, pitch to win prizes to grow their business, network and build relationships with investors to steer them on the path of success. Learn from Startup heroes at Startup Talks and Mentor Clinics.
National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is the country partner at GITEX event annually. To take advantage of the GITEX STARTUP MOVEMENT this year, NITDA Office for ICT Innovation & Entrepreneurship (OIIE) hereby requests for Nigerian tech-driven startups with working solution to apply for sponsorship to GITEX 2018 event in Dubai from October 14th to 18th.
The application process closes by midnight of August 30th, 2018 after which all entries will be evaluated and successful startups will be selected and contacted. Submitting your application is not an automatic guarantee that you will be selected for sponsorship to GITEX 2018.
Since 2013, Nigeria has featured an increasingly strong delegation and Country Pavilion presence led by the NITDA to explore cross-nations deals and collaborations. In the last three years, the NITDA has provided strong support for Nigerian startups by featuring over 30 startups at GITEX Startup Pavilion. NITDA’s Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIIE) is charged with managing Nigeria’s startup ecosystem.
Applications may be filled online: https://bit.ly/2uUj6Ny
The application process closes by midnight of August 30th, 2018 after which all entries will be evaluated and successful startups will be selected and contacted.
Startups wishing to apply should have solutions addressing any of these problems:
Smart Cities, Energy, Smart Construction, Healthcare, Education, Retail, Transport and Logistics
With more than 150, 000 trade visitors from over 140 countries expected at the five day global tech expo and conferences, GITEX is the biggest tech event in Asia, Middle East and Africa. The GITEX Technology Week 2018 is a major meeting point for technology industry professionals; governments, innovators, futurists and corporate buyers. GITEX has now become a major thrust for the Global Startup Movement attracting some the world’s biggest tech mentors, angel investors, and venture capitalists.
GITEX consistently offers attendees opportunity to explore and gain new perspectives; explore innovative ideas; expand their networking opportunities through facilitated business meetings, blockbuster showcases and enlightening briefings.
The 2018 edition will feature trends in AI, Blockchain, Smart Homes, Future Transportation and many more.
Part of this Update was culled from IT Edge News