World's Largest Global Startup Event 2022 | North Star Dubai | DWTC

THE FUTURE BELONGS TO THE
REAL CHANGEMAKERS

JOIN US NEXT YEAR FROM 10 - 12 MAY 2023

THE GLOBAL ECOSYSTEM COMES TOGETHER AT THE WORLD’S BIGGEST TECH AND STARTUP EVENT

As the startup industry grows at an unprecedented rate, more players of the ecosystem are looking for one place to find limitless connections. In response to this growth, we are proud to announce the expansion of North Star into Expand North Star, diversifying and capitalizing on the rising international interest in the UAE start-up ecosystem.

Hosted by Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy and set to take place from 10-12 May 2023 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Expand North Star shall present a new creative format to extend its engagements with tech leaders, venture capitalists, unicorns, scale-ups, start-ups, and key stakeholders in the tech ecosystem.

Global Startup Exhibitors

Investors

Speakers Across

Stages

Exhibiting Countries

WHAT HAPPENS AT NORTH STAR?

We put the spotlight on the best in Africa, find out more here

AFRICA FAST 100

Topics covering technology in the creative space including art, fashion, music and more..
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CREATIVE ECONOMY

we dove deep into new technologies and heard from rising start-up hubs. Check out the 2022 agenda

SPOTLIGHT STAGE

Startups to the rescue. Solving global challenges through open innovation...Scouting the best mobility and creative economy startups
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INNOVATION CUPS

VCs, fund of funds, angel investors and CVCs shared insights on resilient portfolio management & strong investment forecasts for emerging economy startups

VENTURES TRACK

The party don’t stop, North Star participants were able to join networking sessions, attend partner events and chill out in the backyard. Stay tuned for the 2023 schedule

NORTH STAR BY NIGHT

EVENT SPEAKERS

World’s most impactful VC’s, Unicorns, Founders altering the tech landscape, and Tech Leaders from future-focused corporates

David Cohen

Founder and Chairman
Techstars
(United States)

Divya Gokulnath

Co-Founder
BYJU'S
(India)

Jongyoon Kim

CEO
Yanolja
(South Korea)

ZHONG XU

Co-Founder & CEO
DELIVERECT
(Belgium)

Arik Shtilman

Co-Founder & CEO
RAPYD
(Israel)

Mareme Dieng

Africa Lead
500 Global
(Spain)

DEFINING THE LANDSCAPE

Gitex Global pioneers and unifies the world’s most influential ecosystems advancing startups and enablers in technology transformation, ESG, economy, society and culture through the sheer power of innovation.

North Star is the flagship platform for startups to shine as well as grow through interactive Q&As, mentorship, product showcase, meetings, pitch competitions and conference sessions.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Strategic Partner

Investor Lounge Sponsor

Telecom Partner

Move the World Innovation Cup Sponsor

Creative Economy Challenge Sponsor

Oman Technology Fund Pitch Battle Sponsor

Workshop Sponsor

Creative Economy Supporting Partner

Women in Tech Partner

Women in Tech Partner

Fashion Forward Partner

YOUTHX PARTNER

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

MEDIA PARTNERS

Fashion Forward Partner

GITEX LIVE

Gitex Impact