Smart Dubai Global Blockchain Challenge 2019

In line with the Dubai Blockchain Strategy 2020, Smart Dubai Office alongside the Dubai Future Accelerators is hosting the Smart Dubai Global Blockchain Challenge 2019.

We are seeking innovative startups with original and feasible use cases that can contribute to Dubai’s goals to become the first blockchain-powered city by 2020.

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Cohort 6 is Coming Soon

Dubai Future Accelerators facilitates the collaboration between government entities from Dubai with start-ups and innovative SMEs from our around the world to co-create solutions for bold challenges of tomorrow.

Our 6th Dubai Future Accelerators cohort (duration: 9 week) is starting early April with applications to open at the beginning of February. To register your interest and stay up-to-date on the application process, click below

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Dubai Future Accelerators Program

Application Steps

Read the challenges defined by our government partners and select the challenge you’d like to apply for.

Fill out the application form.

Shortlisted companies will be invited to a virtual interview.

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“The DFA experience was something that can be described as “one in a lifetime experience”. Besides the business contacts, we could network with exceptional likeminded entrepreneurs and build relationships and friendships for life.”

- Blochin Cuius, CEO, MVMANT

The Dubai Future Accelerators will generate and implement creative ideas that help the government achieve its objectives for various sectors and all segments of society.

- Major General, Mohammed Al Marri, commander-in-chief of Dubai Police

By participating in Dubai Future Accelerators, we want to achieve fast and tangible results that support our policies and programmes and accelerate government services to advanced levels

- Saeed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO DEWA

The Authority explored Hyperloop technology and the possibilities of applying it to the public transportation sector in Dubai.

- Matar Al Tayer, Director General RTA


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