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.
The shortlisted 20 startups will be flying to Dubai to take part in a pitching competition at the world's largest blockchain gathering, Future Blockchain Summit.
Applications are open until 30 January 2019, 11.59pm GMT +4.
Prize money for the top 3 contestants
1st place $20,000
2nd place $15,000
3rd place $10,000
Paid flight and accomodation for 5 nights stay in Dubai
Introduction to relevant government and private sector partners
Full access to the Future Blockchain Summit
(April 2nd - 3rd 2019)
Preparation support for the pitching competition by Dubai Future Accelerators
Introduction into the local culture
Your startup must be a for-profit business.
Your startup must have at least two full-time team members.
Your startup must be open to implement your product or service in Dubai.
Your startup's product or service should be possible to implement in Dubai from a technical and legal standpoint.
Selected startups notified
Selected top 20 startups arrive in Dubai
Pitching preparation by Dubai Future Accelerators
Future Blockchain Summit: Pitching Competition and Award Ceremony
Start-ups leave Dubai
The Future Blockchain Summit is the world's largest blockchain festival. It brings to the forefront government visionaries, blockchain revolutionists, startups, investors and the brightest disruptors to marry business sense with opportunity and set the global blockchain agenda.
The event that will be held from 2 - 3 April will host the Smart Dubai Global Blockchain Challenge.