The Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) applications have opened for African start-ups, to participate in the GITEX 2023 North Star Pitch Competition holding in Dubai from 16 – 20 October 2023.
A DWTC team will travel across Africa in May as part of a roadshow to scout for and support promising entrepreneurial business startups in Africa.
The winners will be spotlighted in front of global audiences at the world’s largest tech + startup event: GITEX in October.
The DWTC is partnering with the Nigerian government through the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA); and other local partners including the Lagos State government, Art of Technology, and Pinnacle International Consulting, LLC (Pinnacle Global Services Limited) for the West Africa, and Nigerian end of the initiative.
All winners will be fully sponsored to participate in the GITEX event in Dubai.
The deadline to submit online applications is April 25th, 2023, UTC+1.
Applicants in Abuja can apply via this link
And tech startups in Lagos can apply via this link