Deadline for Dubai Tourism’s Futurism Programme extended

Deadline for Dubai Tourism’s Futurism Programme extended
Shortlisted entrants will be put through a six-week accelerator programme during which 10 finalists will be given the opportunity to finalise a pilot project
Published: 4 August 2019 - 10:45 a.m.
By: Priyanka Praveen
The deadline for technology start-ups to enter this year’s international Futurism Programme has been extended.

Entries for the initiative that was launched by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), will now close on Monday, 5 August 2019 at 9 am.

Shortlisted entrants will be put through a six-week accelerator programme during which 10 finalists will be given the opportunity to finalise a pilot project with the support of Dubai Tourism, Seera Group, Atlantis The Palm, Emaar Hospitality Group and the Emirates Group.

Start-ups will pitch their concepts to a group of business owners, investors and venture capitalists at the Dubai Tourism stand at GITEX Future Stars.

Dubai Tourism will announce the winning start-up and a runner-up on 8 October 2019, with a prize totalling AED 100,000 in initial start-up capital as well as licensing, relevant visas in Dubai, office space and the opportunity to secure potential future funding.

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