|03 April, 2018

Dubai Chamber announces deadline for Smartpreneur Competition

Entrants must submit business ideas by April 9th 2018 which fall in the categories of blockchain, AI and digital transformation

Dubai Chamber announces deadline for Smartpreneur Competition

Top three winners to receive a total of AED 150,000 in cash prizes and the chance to participate in programmes and initiatives offered by Dubai Startup Hub

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced April 9th 2018 as the deadline for receiving applications for the third edition of the Dubai Smartpreneur Competition, which was launched recently in cooperation with the Smart Dubai Office.

The Dubai Smartpreneur Competition gives startups and entrepreneurs in the UAE an opportunity to become part of the Dubai Government’s Strategy to elevate the city into a global platform for innovation-focused businesses.

This year, the competition is seeking business ideas in three categories, namely – Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Digital Transformation. Entries will be evaluated by a panel of expert judges who will select the submissions offering the most potential.

The top three winners of the competition will receive a total of AED 150,000 in cash prizes and the chance to participate in other entrepreneurship-focused programmes and initiatives offered by Dubai Startup Hub.

The Dubai Smartpreneur Competition falls in line with Dubai Chamber’s comprehensive strategy that aims to nurture and develop Dubai’s entrepreneurial eco-system.

Launched as an initiative of Dubai Chamber in 2016, Dubai Startup Hub is an interactive platform that connects startups, entrepreneurs, developers, venture capitalists and students, enabling them to learn about new opportunities and create new partnerships that stimulate economic growth.

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