Under the Patronage of

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

Global Technopreneurs served as another platform for startups that would like to showcase their projects on an individual basis and also a second chance for the runners up of the national pitch competitions to be featured at AIM Digital.
The two worldwide competitions were made possible through AIM’s Supporting Partners: Microsoft for Startups; IsDB; Bedayat, Sustainable City; and Emirates Angels Investors Associations

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Categories


  • Growth: Has had the most growth, or achieved the most scale amongst all the start-ups that pitched.
  • Social impact category: Has had the most impact on the society using a sustainable and scalable business model. E.g financial inclusion, human rights, human capital development etc.
  • Best use of innovation category: Has leveraged latest technology the best to develop and scale its value proposition using a sustainable business model (e.g IoT, Blockchain, AI/ML etc)
  • Climate and environmental impact category: Has had the most impact in healing or protecting the environment using a sustainable, scalable business model.
  • Privacy, data protection and compliance: Has achieved the most scale in helping people or companies manage and protect their private data and/or comply with regulatory requirements in an increasingly complex data protection and regulatory landscape.