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Scale with Dubai at London Tech Week

June 10-12: Expo and Content Stages
June 10-14: Fringe Event Programme

Olympia, London

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Learn More About the City’s Initiatives and Services,

Built-to-suit Ecosystems and Burgeoning VC Landscape - designed to Support Founders Looking to Soft-land and Scale

As the #1 emerging destination for start-ups (Global Innovation Index) and leading region for innovation, Dubai is perfectly positioned at the crossroads of existing and emerging trade routes and growth markets. Major initiatives have put the city on the map as a forward-thinking hub – from the government led 10X agenda to specialized sandboxing regimes. As part of the D33 Economic Agenda, the city is on a mission to 2X its GDP underpinned on digital innovation and technology to spur growth across vital economic sectors and champion new-economy businesses with the view of nurturing 30 unicorn companies from Dubai.

Sessions

Panel

Rethinking the 5G Approach for African Markets to Realise Its Full Potential

Speaker: Yasser Shaker

14st November, 12:55PM to 1:35PM
1.41- Level 1, CTICC 1
Session

Navigating the Future: All you need to know about Dubai’s Metaverse Strategy

Speaker: Dr. Marwan Al Zarouni

June 11th, 11:15am – 12:45pm
Henley Conference Room 4
Session

Market Entry and Access for Scale

Speaker: Hans Larsen

June 12th, 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Henley Conference Room 1
Fireside Chat

OpenRAN Africa: How Interoperable Networks Could be the Future of MNO Efficiency

Speaker: Rami Ben Gadri

14st November, 3:00PM to 3:30PM
1.41- Level 1, CTICC 1
Discover Dubai’s Business Ecosystem at Booth 527
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Dubai – a Global Hub for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Dubai – a Thriving Tech Paradise

Meet Our Partners

Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism

The Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism is responsible for the full spectrum of services from future-proof initiatives for economic growth, soft-landing services and investment support to licensing and classification of the key economic sectors.

Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy
One of the three chambers, the Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy aims to strengthen Dubai’s position as a global leader in digital economy, attract specialised talent, leading companies and new investments and create a stimulating environment that supports the growth of digital companies.
DIFC Innovation Hub
The DIFC Innovation Hub is the region’s largest financial innovation ecosystem, home to 1000+ companies from around the world.
Dubai Internet City
Dubai Internet City is the region’s largest tech hub, home to over 3000 companies – from Fortune 500s to fast-growth innovation engines.
In5
In5 is built to suit start up clusters, in5 Tech, in5 Media, in5 Design, and in5 Science that have incubated over 900 start-ups.
Dubai Silicon Oasis
Dubai Silicon Oasis is a dedicated economic zone for Knowledge & Innovation. Described as the 15-minute city, home to 11 vital industry sectors, 60+000 talents and over 90,000 community residents all seamlessly integrated to foster Innovation, enrich economic growth, facilitate knowledge transfer and provide access to the talent pool.
Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (Dtec)
Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (Dtec) is an initiative of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, Dtec is the largest technology innovation hub in the MENA region, home to hundreds of startups, SMEs and technology entrepreneurs from around the world.
Dubai Future District Fund
The Dubai Future District Fund is an evergreen venture fund anchored by the Dubai International Finance Centre and the Dubai Future Foundation. The fund deploys capital into VC funds and makes direct investments into startups across two thematic pillars, Future of Finance and Future Economies.
Global Ventures
Global Ventures is a Series-A focused, emerging-market venture capital firm investing in mission-driven founders building companies across Africa and the Middle East.

Resources 

Promoting digital equality in Africa

How Orange is reducing its environmental footprint in Africa and the Middle East
A new Orange vessel to provide efficient and sustainable global connectivity
Orange Flybox get connected at home
London Tech Week, June 10-14 2024 | Olympia London