Following the certification of the French Tech Hub Dubai - UAE by the French government in October 2016, this 2nd edition of the French Tech Dubai UAE Award by FBC is an excellent opportunity to highlight the vitality of the ecosystem and the French tech, digital and entrepreneurial community of Dubai.
This initiative is organized by the French Business Council Dubai with the support of the members of French Tech hub Dubai UAE, Business France, Bpifrance, French Embassy, Consulate General of France in Dubai and French Trade Advisors. KPMG is the partner of the award and guarantees its impartiality.
Your start-up offers an innovative service or product already launched in Dubai?
You want to showcase your expertise to the French and local business community?
The French Tech Dubai UAE Award by FBC 2018 is made for you !
The start-up winner of the French Tech Dubai UAE Award by FBC 2018 will benefit from greater visibility. The award ceremony will take place during the FBC Gala Dinner on Thursday 19th April 2018. More than 1,000 guests gathering from FBC corporate members, their clients and partners, investors and also representatives of the French and local authorities (French Embassy, French Consulate, Dubai Chamber…) as well as business media will attend this event.
The winner will also benefit from the following advantages:
17 January 2018 l Opening of applications.
28 February 2018 l Closing date for the submission of applications.
8 March 2018 l Finalists list announced after review of all the applications by the FBC and KPMG auditors.
22 March 2018 l The entrepreneurs of the shortlisted startups will participate in a pitching session, behind closed doors, that will be conducted in English. Each member of the jury (entrepreneur, investor, representative of local authorities...) carries out an in-depth evaluation of each application according to predefined and common criteria.
29 March 2018 l Results of the jury - All the shortlisted start-ups are contacted by the FBC in order to be informed of the results.
22 19 April 2018|Award ceremony during the FBC Gala Dinner
To enter the competition and before filling-up the below online form, the start-up must comply with the following criteria:
The Dubai UAE hub shows the remarkable dynamism of the Tech ecosystem in Dubai, driven by a new generation of entrepreneurs, investors, engineers, designers, and other talented people. The FBC is very proud to be involved in this initiative aiming to accelerate the development of French startups in Dubai UAE and to strengthen the international appeal of the French Tech.
La French Tech’ is the term used to describe the French startup community: everyone who works in or for a startup in France or for a French startup abroad. Entrepreneurs, investors, engineers, designers, developers, incubators, media, public organizations, research institutions, etc. that are committed to the growth of startups and to their international prosperity. Find out more on La French Tech.
The French Tech Dubai UAE is the first and only one in the Middle East, federating a group of French digital entrepreneurs – click here for more information.
If you are a French founder/CEO of a Dubai based startup, click here to register.