HOW CAN I PARTICIPATE?

If you are a startup and you think you have a groundbreaking business, service or product, we want to hear from you. Simply submit your application to participate at the AIM Startup 2017 event, which takes place on April 2-4, 2017. All applications will be pre-screened by our expert panel and chosen startups will be given the opportunity to showcase to a room filled with investors and business leaders. From the selected startups, 25 of which will be pre-selected and given the chance to participate in the AIM Startup Pitch Competition. Prizes will be granted to finalists, including a cash prize totaling 30,000 USD.

THE INNOVATION SHOWCASE EXHIBITION

Through participation in the Innovation Showcase Exhibition, startups will be given the opportunity to showcase their businesses and to gain access to some of the world’s most powerful investors and industry leaders across various sectors. The platform will serve to facilitate the exchange of ideas, cross-border trade, the expansion into new markets and to gain capital investment.

THE STARTUP PITCH

Select startups will be chosen to take part in the AIM Startup Pitch Competition, which seeks to identify the most innovative companies around the world. Judged by a panel of distinguished experts providing valuable feedback, participants will be given the opportunity to present their startups to a room filled with Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists, with a goal to attract capital investment.

BENEFITS

WHY ATTEND?

LEARN

Gain insight and knowledge as founders, investors and industry leaders share their stories through interactive discussions, fireside chats and keynotes with AIM Startup participants and attendees.

NETWORK

Grow your network by participating at AIM Startup and gain access to the world’s most influential people.

CASH PRIZES

Participants of AIM Startup Pitch Competition and the Innovation Showcase Exhibition will be eligible to gain prizes in recognition of the most innovative companies. Cash prizes include 30,000 USD

CONNECT

Connect with investors who can take your business to the next level. AIM Startup will feature scheduled networking sessions where investors and entrepreneurs can meet one-on-one.

AIM STARTUP AWARDS

The event’s Pitch Competition and Innovation Showcase Exhibition will feature disruptive startups from across the the globe and the most innovative participants will be honored with awards in recognition of their impressive achievements at the AIM Startup Awards Ceremony.

AIM STARTUP JOIN HERE!

Please fill the form below to participate as a Startup company

Deadline for Registration: March 15th, 2017

I am not a founding member of an incubator or accelerator program
Tell us more about your product or service and be sure to include the following components:
  • The problem you are attempting to solve.
  • Your proposed Solution.
  • Target Market and Size.
  • Milestones: Tell us a little bit about your upcoming goals and when you plan to achieve them. Let us know about any accomplished milestones.
  • Sales Forecast and Expense Budget (Companies that do not require capital investment need not provide this information)

 

*Note: Selected startups will be required to pay a 600 USD participation fee*

AIM STARTUP JOIN HERE!

Please fill the form below to participate as an Investor

Company profile: (This field is mandatory) *

What type of Startups are you interested in?

Growth Stage

Idea / prototype
Seed
Growth

Sectors

Healthcare
Education / Edtech
Finance / Fintech
Retail
IT and ICT
Virtual Reality and Gaming
Robotics & Drones
Wearable Technology
Renewable Energy
Transportation
Logisitics
Food and Beverage
Tourism and Hospitality

Regions

GCC
N. Africa
Levant
West and Central Asia
East and South Africa
Europe
Central and Eastern Europe
Asia
Oceana
N. America
Central America and Carribean
S. America
Any additional information that can help us identify potential opportunities?